Aspects of rabbinic theology

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Schocken Books, 1961 - Religion - 384 pages
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A great and beutiful work by the founder of the Conservative movement in Judaism. Rabbi Solomon Schechter was also involved with the Cairo Geniza fragments, which he himself examined. I think this book it's probably Schechter's best one. Read full review

Contents

Introduction to New Edition by Louis Finkelstein Preface I Introductory i
1
God and the World
21
God and Israel
46
Election of Israel
57
The Kingdom of God Invisible
65
The Visible Kingdom Universal
80
The Kingdom of God National
97
The Law
116
The Zachuth of the Fathers Imputed Righteousness and Imputed Sin
170
The Law of Holiness and the Law of Goodness
199
Sin as Rebellion 319
219
the Source of Rebellion 343
242
Mans Victory by the Grace of God over the Evil Yezer created by God
264
Forgiveness and Reconciliation with God
293
CHAPTER PAGE
313
Additions and Corrections
345

lie The Law as personified in the Literature
127
The Torah in its Aspect of Law Miz woth 3
138
The Joy of the Law
148
Index
353
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