Love and terror in the God Encounter: the theological legacy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik
Examines the philosophy of one of the 20th century's leading Jewish Talmudists, who stressed halakhah (Jewish law) as a means of gaining mastery over one's own nature, and of drawing closer to God.
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The God who Hates Lies: Confronting & Rethinking Jewish Tradition
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THE RELIGIOUS PASSION OF HALAKHIC MAN
THE LONELY MAN OF FAITH
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