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A Rational Approach to Judaism and Torah Commentary

by Israel Drazin

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Published by Urim Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical Studies - Bible Study Guides,
  • Bible - Apocrypha,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Judaism,
  • Talmud,
  • Religion,
  • Bibles,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9168592M
    ISBN 109657108918
    ISBN 109789657108918

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    The Women’s Torah Commentary: New Insights from Women Rabbis on the 54 Weekly Torah Portions Edited by Rabbi Elyse Goldstein, Jewish Lights Publishing (September ). From the Jewish Lights website: “In this groundbreaking book, more than 50 women rabbis come together to offer us inspiring insights on the Torah, in a week-by-week format.   A Rational Approach to Judaism and Torah Commentary Rabbi Dr. Israel Drazin Urim Publications / pages I knew from the very first sentence of the book that I was in for something radically different. As is written in the introduction: “This book rejects the notion that religious people must avoid using their intellect, live in the past.

    An Excerpt from the Book -- JPS Torah Commentary: Genesis. When Joseph was a slave in Potiphar's household "God was with him" and gave him success in his work, thereby enabling him to win his master's favor. Here in prison he is at the lowest point of his fortunes, forlorn and helpless.5/5(). The title of this commentary is, “The Rational Bible” because its approach is entirely reason-based. The reader is never asked to accept anything on faith alone. As Prager says, “If something I write does not make rational sense, I have not done my job.”/5().


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This engaging and informative work presents a rational and thought provoking approach to the understanding of Judaism. ~ Does God really want us to have faith?. ~ How should we interpret the Bible?. ~ How do we deal with seemingly unreasonable midrashic tales?.Seller Rating: % positive. There may be no such thing as a new idea, to paraphrase Mark Twain, but there are new insights into old ideas.

Enter Dennis Prager’s, The Rational Bible: Exodus, the inaugural work of what will be his five volumes of commentary on the first five books of the Hebrew Bible. While Genesis precedes Exodus, Prager began with the second book because, as he notes in his introduction, “Exodus Author: Jared Sichel.

Israel Drazin is author of 54 books, including a series of five volumes on the Aramaic translation of the Hebrew Bible, and a series of books on the twelfth-century philosopher Moses Maimonides, a history of the legal case he handled, and dozens of books on the Bible.

A Rational Approach to Judaism and Torah Commentary; Nachmanides: An. A Rational View of the Torah. The Rational Bible,” and the first title in the series is his commentary of the Book of Exodus. kinder and gentler approach may be the providence of his new.

Buy A Rational Approach to Judaism and Torah Commentary at A Rational Approach to Judaism and Torah Commentary. this engaging and informative work presents a rational and thought-provoking approach to the understanding of Judaism.

It shows how individuals can use their intellect, live in the present, make personal and Brand: Rabbi Dr. Israel Drazin. This lecture, delivered by Rabbi Lawrence Kelemen, is an invaluable source for those seeking corroboration for the credibility of the Torah.

Ma A Rational View of the Torah. BY Jonathan Kirsch | | Cover StoryJonathan Kirsch | | Cover Story. In this lecture, Lawrence Kelemen presents a rational approach to the Divine origin of Judaism. You will find out the one unique claim that Judaism makes that no other religion in.

A Rational Approach to Judaism and Torah Commentary, by Israel Drazin. This engaging and informative work presents a rational and thought provoking approach to the understanding of Judaism, and answers many questions such as: Does God want people to pray.

Should people of one religious group, such as Jews, listen to the views of another religion. It is not a religious book by far but it is a commentary, from a Jewish point of view. It is well footnoted and the essays on various subjects make one thinK. If you are a person who has any interest to the question of God and morality from a rational point of view this book is the one/5.

Question answered: What's the best commentary for the Torah. I would like first to refer you to the excellent answer of Phillip Arieff: answer to What's the best. The Women's Torah Commentary: New Insights from Women Rabbis on the 54 Weekly Torah Portions Edited by Rabbi Elyse Goldstein, Jewish Lights Publishing (September ).

From the Jewish Lights website: "In this groundbreaking book, more than 50 women rabbis come together to offer us inspiring insights on the Torah, in a week-by-week format. Perhaps one of the best commentaries that is written from a Jewish/Hebrew perspective on the book of Genesis in the Bible.

It is faithful to the text of the Torah and provides meat to the serious exegete yet is easily understood by the layperson as well/5.

Rationalists consider the Torah to be the divine instruction book for life—teaching us concepts that improve our minds, character and society. Mystics, on the other hand, believe the Torah to be the genetic blueprint of creation, possessing all kinds of metaphysical qualities, which only on its most superficial level is an instructional text.

The previous posts, about checking fruit for bugs, garnered a lot of attention (12, views!).They raised the topic of whether we should take advantage of advances in science and technology for implementing halacha.

For science, this would include awareness of the impossibility of spontaneous generation - earlier halachic sources permitted the consumption of certain insects based .The Book of Deuteronomy is radical in every way. Initially, it seems that it’s “just” a review of key events, lots of criticism of the Israelites, and repetition of the core values encountered in previous books through the lens of Moses.

But in fact it is wildly radical--different from all the other books of the Torah in both form and function. Much of the book, especially its first.His thirteenth book is published by Urim Publications, A Rational Approach to Judaism and Torah Commentary. His fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth books were published by Gefen Publishing House: Maimonides: The Exceptional Mind and Maimonides and the Biblical Prophets and Maimonides: Reason Above All in and