On the divine compromise

God therefore precisely chose the exact words, stories and laws in order to best give over the Divine directive.

By AHARON E. WEXLER
November 29, 2017 19:43
4 minute read.
THIS RELIEF at Beit Hatfutsot – The Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv – likens the development

THIS RELIEF at Beit Hatfutsot – The Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv – likens the development of Oral Law to a river’s course. According to the museum, ‘it starts as a small stream (upper part) whose gentle ow gradually becomes a strong current in the spiritual landscape of the Jewish people. (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons)

 
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