A Jewish Quest for Religious Meaning: Collected Essays

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Ktav Publishing House, 1993 - Religion - 305 pages
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In his years as a Rabbi, an academic and a college chaplain, Rabbi Frimer has represented the thoughtful side of Orthodoxy in its encounter both with the modern world and timeless problems. Though published at various times and in different venues, the articles collected here all manifest his profound sensitivity to the human side of religious teachings.
Among the articles published here are his classic "The Condition of Jewish Belief: God, Israel, and Judaism", "Current Trends in Jewish Theology: Relevance in Reverse", which has not lost its relevance, "A Midrash on Morality; or, When is a Lie Permissible?" and the ground-breaking "Reform Marriages in Contemporary Halakhic Responsa". The book also contains Rabbi Frimer's personal recollections of his experiences at the hand of the Hanafi terrorists who took over the B'nai B'rith offices in Washington in 1977.

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