About Meredith Gould

Author. Escaped Suburban Captivity to Baltimore, MD! Check my Google profile and @meredithgould on Twitter for more info.

The Hebrew Word for “Holy”

By November 13, 2009

Last night, as I was reading comments to yesterday’s post, Multiple Spirituality Disorder, it finally occurred to me that I may be witnessing a generational shift in attitudes and perspectives toward interfaith dialogue and identity. (Does that make me a … Read More

Multiple Spirituality Disorder

By November 12, 2009

Given the option, I write in "multiple spirituality disorder" whenever asked to declare my religion. I started doing this once I noticed how checking "Catholic" would obliterate first checking "Jewish." I also noticed that if I checked "Christian," "Catholic" would … Read More

My Own Private Exodus

By November 11, 2009

People think I’m kidding when I say it has taken decades of therapy to forgive my Brooklyn-born parents from moving toddler me from Manhattan to New Jersey. I am not kidding. The moment I could get myself across the George … Read More

The Mezuzah and the Crucifix

By November 10, 2009

Rabbi Susie (maybe her real name) is looking at me with great perplexity. She seems to be having difficulty producing an entire sentence in more than a few words at a time. She’s also doing that quizzical tone thing that … Read More

Why Is There a Menorah on the Altar?

By November 9, 2009

Meredith Gould, PhD, is the author of Why Is There a Menorah on the Altar? The Jewish Roots of Christian Worship. She is guest-blogging this week on Jewcy, and this is her first post. Conventional wisdom: write about what you … Read More