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Theodicy

The Book of Job and its Paradoxical Relationship with the Akedah

In an effort to make greater sense of the inscrutable story of the Akedah and its relationship to the equally morally complex book of Job, some unconventional exegetical methods are called for. The aim of this essay is to apply two such methods, both of which are literary in nature. The first entails reading the Akedah in light of its subversive sequel. The second calls for a non-linear, post-modern reading of the biblical narrative.

Judy Klitsner

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The Cycle of Life and Torah: Accepting Our Mortality

Dr.

Moshe Lavee

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Naomi's Bitter Poem

A look at Naomi’s theology, as expressed in her poem, and how it carries her through her grief and back into productive engagement.

Prof. Rabbi

Jonathan Magonet

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Why Does God Really Spare Nineveh

The Book of Jonah depicts the animals being dressed in sackcloth and mourning along with the people. Are the Ninevites fools or repentants?

Dr. Rabbi

David Frankel

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Biblical Theodicy & Why God Made Israel Wander in the Wilderness

Dr.

Shani Tzoref

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The Dogma of Torah Mi-Sinai: My Personal Struggle with Unreasonable Belief

Prof.

Solomon Schimmel

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