Genesis and Jewish Thought

By Chaim Navon

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Genesis and Jewish Thought
Rabbi Chaim Navon
This book explores fundamental philosophical and theological issues arising in the Book of Genesis. It presents the richness of Jewish thought and notes its uniqueness in comparison with other approaches. Some of the topics addressed include religion and science, commandment and morality, individual and society, faith, guilt, evil and equality.
About the Author
Rabbi Chaim Navon teaches Jewish Thought and Talmud at Yeshivat Har Etzion, Herzog College, Migdal Oz, and Midreshet Lindenbaum, in addition to serving as rabbi of Kehillat Ha-Shimshoni in Modiin. He has written three books in Hebrew, addressing the philosophy of Halakha, parashat ha-shavu'a, and the thought of Rabbi Soloveitchik.
Praise for Genesis and Jewish Thought
College-level Judaic studies collections will relish Genesis and Jewish Thought, an excellent exploration of Jewish religion, science, and philosophy. Chapters pack in scholarly considerations of such issues as free will, images of God, Israeli culture and more, juxtaposing Biblical text with various Judaic thinker analysis to make for a seasoned, informative survey perfect for Judaic libraries.
~Midwest Book Review