Larchmont Temple Chevra Torah

Questioning faith in the parsha

Textual Voice: Hearing the Echo

 …To this day, there is no intellectually formulated conception which has acquired authoritative recognition in Judaism as the only true idea of God.  The inevitable conclusion to which we are led by the consideration of the God-idea in the textual encounter and the history of our people…is that the Jewish civilization cannot survive without the God-idea as an integral part of it, but it is in no need of having any specific formulation of that idea authoritative for all Jews.

 From Judaism As A Civilization, pgs 393-394
Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan

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