Starting Up With God

By Aryeh Cohen

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2009

In the first installment of a year-long series on idolatry, the author recounts a few midrashim related to Abraham's literally iconoclastic early life. He recounts his own experience of metaphorically smashing ideological and religious "idols", including, he writes, the belief that Judaism is equivalent to Orthodoxy.

Topic: Theology, Diaspora Relations, Israel-Diaspora Relations, Orthodox Judaism, Jewish Text, Religious Denominations, Religion, Values

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.662

Page Number(s): 16

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Cohen, Aryeh. Starting Up With God. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2009: 16. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7357


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