Prayer is not a statement of belief, but a literary creation -- with all the power, nuance and complexity of literary creations.
Herald of the Jewish Enlightenment.
Sages & Scholars
A teacher, writer, and community leader who helped to shape modern Orthodoxy in America.
A 20th-century philosopher whose Jewish sensibility influenced his encounter with Western thought and ethics.
Scholar and leader known for his prolific writing and intellectual integrity.
Can faith and reason coexist in Jewish thought?
The creation of a Jewish existentialism--and a Jewish state.
A Spanish poet, philosopher and proto-Zionist.
Jewish thinkers have both embraced and directly reacted to foreign ideas and philosophies.
The philosophers of the Middle Ages believed they were unearthing existing wisdom, not creating new ideas.