He understood his adopted country’s potential, and its vulnerabilities.
A lost work by Abraham Isaac Kook.
No kabbalist, but someone who yearned for mystical union with the Divine.
An 18th-century rabbi and theologian from a forgotten Jewish sect.
“We look forward to hearing your paper on why the gods must be fed the blood of sacrificial victims.”
A controversial figure.
Divine because of Who gave it, or divine because of what it is?
With a fresh take on Moses Mendelssohn.
From Hermann Cohen to Joseph B. Soloveitchik.
Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s answer.
A participatory theory of revelation.
For this 14th-century rabbi, the Torah’s laws were only quasi-divine.