Torah Umadda: The Encounter of Religious Learning and Worldly Knowledge in the Jewish Tradition (Hardcover)

Torah Umadda: The Encounter of Religious Learning and Worldly Knowledge in the Jewish Tradition By Rabbi Norman Lamm, Norman Lamm Cover Image

Torah Umadda: The Encounter of Religious Learning and Worldly Knowledge in the Jewish Tradition (Hardcover)

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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.
Product Details ISBN: 9781592643097
ISBN-10: 1592643094
Publisher: Maggid
Publication Date: December 15th, 2010
Pages: 247
Language: English