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Sunday, February 15 • 10:00am - 11:15am
The Conflict of Priorities: Inwardness-vs-Ethics

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The religious person must sometimes resolve conflicts between two competing mitzvot. A classic tension involves a clash between the act of prayer or contemplation and the simultaneous demands of a moral task or duty. We shall consideration three resolutions: one articulated in the Talmud, and two others found in the writings of the Netziv and in a Hasidic teaching on the weekly Torah portion Va-yera’.


Michael Fishbane

Michael Fishbane is the Nathan Cummings Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. He is the author of many works, including Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel; Sacred Attunement: A Jewish Theology; and the forthcoming Jewish Publication Society... Read More →

Sunday February 15, 2015 10:00am - 11:15am EST

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