Torah Umadda by Norman Lamm

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This classic work analyzes and embraces the tension between Torah study and secular learning by exploring the philosophies of Moses Maimonides, Samson Raphael Hirsch, Abraham Isaac Kook and other influential Jewish thinkers. Challenging, illuminating and synthesizing, it offers a seminal mission statement for modern Orthodoxy. This special, 20th anniversary edition includes a new preface by the author and an afterword by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.

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Norman Lamm is president of Yeshiva University and Jakob and Erna Michael Professor of Jewish Philosophy at Yeshiva University, the author of many volumes, including the award winning. Torah Lishmah: Torah for Torah's Sake in the Works of Rabbi Hayyim of Volozhin and His Contemporaries, and Faith and Doubt. Studies in Traditional Jewish Thought.
Published November 14, 2010 by Koren Publishers Jerusalem. 247 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy.

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The Jewish Eye

Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm is on the side of Torah Umadda, combining Torah with Madda, with worldly knowledge (the letter U in Umadda is Hebrew for "and").

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