Synopses & Reviews
Sacred Fragments is for the Jew who still cares enough to continue the struggle to hold on to his or her beliefs while living in our secular world. Rabbi Gillman offers a unique approach to building a personal theology. The perfect book for study groups or for personal reflection, Sacred Fragments presents ideas andexercises that renew the Jewish spirit.In forthright, nontechnical language, Rabbi Gillman guides readers through a search for answers to the most difficult theological questions of our time, including the existence of God, the purpose of ritual, and the ability to believe in Judaism after the horros of the Holocaust. For each issue, he presents a range of authentic Jewish perspectives, retaining the sacred fragments of traditional belief and rethinking them within the framework of the modern world.This book will be a stimulation and rewarding step to exploring and restoring Jewish theology - and faith - at a time when belief is continually challenged and yet so very needed.
The modern Jew, living in a world of shattered beliefs and competing ideologies, is often confronted with questions of faith. Sacred Fragments is for those who still care enough to continue the struggle. In forthright, nontechnical language the author addresses the most difficult theological questions of our time and shows that there are still viable Jewish answers for even the greatest skeptics.