Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Tuesday Tel Aviv Torah: Torah from Heaven and the Concept of Revelation

The concept of Torah Min Hashamayim, that the Torah is from Heaven, is a central component of Jewish thought and constitutes one of the theological differences between different denominations in Judaism.

Despite this, there are serious disagreements as to what the concept actually means.

This week, we studied sources that suggest different meanings for what the concept could mean, as well as the discussion over what one needs to believe (or not deny) in order to be considered within the boundaries of legitimate Jewish thought.

Click here for the audio recording.

Click here for the
source sheet.

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