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By Eugene B. Borowitz
In this pioneering attempt, famous Jewish thinker Eugene B. Borowitz opens up the principles in which the language-game of aggadic discourse is carried on within the Talmud, the foundational rfile of rabbinic and all later Judaism. those findings are in comparison with the aggadah (the realm during which just about all particular statements approximately vintage Jewish non secular trust ensue) of a few different early rabbinic writings. concerns force Borowitz’s inquiry: What, if something, constrains the unheard of freedom of this realm? and the way may one absolutely signify the aggadah? Borowitz introduces us to the rabbis not just of their impressive profundity, but in addition of their unguarded humanity. He concludes with a mirrored image on how this outdated Jewish language-game should still effect modern Jewish concept, and, might be, different non secular concept as well.
Eugene B. Borowitz is amazing collage Professor and the Sigmund L. Falk extraordinary Professor of schooling and Jewish non secular concept on the Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of faith. he's the writer of many books, together with reports within the which means of Judaism and The masks Jews put on: The Self-Deceptions of yankee Jewry, winner of the nationwide Jewish booklet Award within the realm of Jewish thought.
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