Orthodoxy, Truth, and Theology

By Meir Soloveichik

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), December 2005

In response to an essay by David Gelernter in Commentary, arguing for the need of a concise delineation of Jewish theology, Soloveichik asks what an Orthodox theologian would uniquely include in such a project. Soloveichik argues that Orthodox theology must maintain a truth exclusivity approach, though this does not entail abandoning love for other nations and those with whom we disagree about the truth.

Topic: Theology, Jewish-Christian Relations, Faith, Orthodox Judaism, Tolerance, Belief, Cultural Sensitivity

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.36/no.626

Page Number(s): 8-9

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Soloveichik, Meir. Orthodoxy, Truth, and Theology. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). December 2005: 8-9. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5687


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