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Wonder and Awe

In his magnum opus, God in Search of Man, Abraham Joshua Heschel writes about most of the major issues in Jewish theology, but he begins with wonder and awe.


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Nor For Human's Sake

Some say that the world was created only for the sake of human beings. Maimonides offers a different perspective.


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Evan Eisenberg: The Transcendent God and Nature

Evan Eisenberg dispels the myth that the Jewish conception of transcendent God is opposed to the natural world.


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Ramban on Humans Created in the Image of God

I learned this remarkable commentary by the Ramban, Nachmanides, on the meaning of “Tzelem Elohim”, the image of God that characterizes humans, from Zelig Golden at Wilderness Torah’s amazing Passover in the Desert festival.


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Ecclesiastics: The World Abides Forever

Another in the long series of biblical and midrashic texts wherein the earth is attributed limited but real moral agency.