Faith & Doubt by Dr. Norman Lamm
Studies in Traditional Jewish Thought - 3rd augmented edition

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Faith and Doubt addresses the question of the encounter of religious faith with modern life and civilization. Dr. Norman Lamm, former President of Yeshiva University and current Chancellor is identified with modern Orthodox Judaism but his volume is addressed to a wider audience to believing people of all faiths, students of religion, to the searchers and curious and even to the skeptics and scoffers. The themes treated in these pages range from comparative law to metaphysics, and from moral philosophy to natural science, all from the vantage point of what has been called Modern Orthodox Judaism. This third edition updates the above, and also includes a new chapter on Law and Morality in Judaism. About the Author Dr. Norman Lamm is Chancellor of Yeshiva University, the nation s oldest and largest university under Jewish auspices. He served as its President for twenty seven years until 2003. He was founder and first editor of Tradition: A Journal of Orthodox Jewish Thought and is the author of ten books, among them Torah Umadda, Torah Lishmah, The Shema, Seventy Faces, The Religious Thought of Hasidism. He is the editor of The Library of Jewish law and Ethics. From the Table Of Contents... CHAPTER I: Faith and Doubt CHAPTER II: The Unity Theme: Monism for Moderns CHAPTER III: Two Versions of Synthesis CHAPTER IV: Man s Position in the Universe CHAPTER V: The Religious Implications of Extraterrestrial Life CHAPTER VI: Ecology in Jewish Law and Theology CHAPTER VII: A Jewish Ethic of Leisure CHAPTER VIII: Scholarship and Piety CHAPTER IX: The Moral Revolution: A Jewish Evaluation CHAPTER X: Self-Incrimination in Law and Psychology: The Fifth Amendment and the Halakhah CHAPTER XI: Privacy in Law and Theology CHAPTER XII: Suffering and Literature
 

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Published February 5, 2007 by Ktav Pub & Distributors Inc. 380 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction
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