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Publisher Comments:

Innovative and provocative. Affirms the system of traditional Jewish law, halakhah, as a developing and moral structure, flexible enough to accommodate the changing realities of each generation.

Synopsis:

Originally published in Hebrew, and available for the first time in English, this innovative and groundbreaking book inaugurates a new perspective of Jewish thought, faith and practice. Divided into eight sections and forty-two chapters, this study explores the nature of halakhah — traditional Judaism's detailed, specific faith commandments — and its evolution, and seeks to clarify the creative and progressive elements of the halakhic system.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580230025
Author:
Zemer, Moshe
Publisher:
Jewish Lights Publishing
Location:
Woodstock, Vt. :
Subject:
Judaism - Beliefs Practices Rituals
Subject:
Judaism - Sacred Writings
Subject:
Jewish law
Subject:
Orthodox judaism
Subject:
Orthodox Judaism -- Controversial literature.
Subject:
Jewish law -- Reform Judaism.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
19990931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
600
Dimensions:
9.26x6.25x1.62 in. 1.95 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Originally published in Hebrew, and available for the first time in English, this innovative and groundbreaking book inaugurates a new perspective of Jewish thought, faith and practice. Divided into eight sections and forty-two chapters, this study explores the nature of halakhah — traditional Judaism's detailed, specific faith commandments — and its evolution, and seeks to clarify the creative and progressive elements of the halakhic system.
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