This Was from God Hardback

A Contemporary Theology of Torah and History

by Jerome Yehuda Gellman;

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This Was from God

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Publicly or secretly, traditional Jews increasingly doubt the historical reliability of the Torah. Here, Gellman provides an "old-fashioned" Jewish theology for accepting the contemporary critique of Torah and history. Gellman presents an outline of the scholarly conclusions, and then examines faith responses and rejects apologetic attempts to evade the challenge. The book elucidates the notions of Divine Providence and Divine Accommodation that then provide a basis for the thesis that for centuries Divine Providence has been guiding toward a non-historical, non-literal understanding of the Torah. This was from God. Gellman advocates Hasidic-type non-literal approaches as most fitting for our times. Then, in light of the book's thesis, Gellman offers his understanding of Torah from Heaven, prayer, and the continuing validity of the commandments, for present-day traditional Judaism.

This Was from God by Jerome Yehuda Gellman was published by Academic Studies Press in July 2016. The ISBN for This Was from God is 9781618115195.

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Details for This Was from God

Page last updated 15th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherAcademic Studies Press (July 2016)
Number of Pages250
Thickness14 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code4457110
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