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God, Torah, Self: Accepting the Yoke of Heaven in the Writings of Rav Shagar

as excellent precedents for Shagar’s concept of self-acceptance, and he does support his opinion based on their writings. [9] A further wrinkle in Shagar’s concept of the “self” in self-acceptance...

The Earth-Shattering Faith of Rav Shagar

...Shagar. Other installments in this series may be found here and here]. To read Rav Shagar is to encounter a thinker unlike any that American, Modern Orthodox Jews are familiar...

The New Jewish Philosophy of Rav Shagar

believe to be the challenges of Rav Shagar’s philosophy with which we are faced. Postmodern Disenchantment and Rav Shagar on Multiple Values I agree with many others that the notion...
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On Subjectivity and Pluralism: Sparks of Rav Shagar’s Thought

Shagar’s thought. It is impossible to summarize such a complex thinker as Rav Shagar’s in one short essay, and I do not think there is need nor interest in my...

The Soul of Man Under Postmodernism: Further comments on Rav Shagar’s contribution

in my Afterword to the Shagar volume, I wish to offer two comments on Rabbi Perl’s essay. When he compares and contrasts Rav Shagar with mori ve-rabbi, Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein...

Postmodern Orthodoxy: Giving Voice to a New Generation

...feel that they know less rather than more. Enter Rav Shagar. Rav Shagar is deeply attuned to the shadows cast on the world of faith by the various elements of...

Notes on the Conversation surrounding Faith Shattered and Restored / Post-Modern Orthodoxy.

...interest in Rabbi Shagar’s teachings stems from a growing perception that Modern Orthodoxy has failed. The circumstances of this failure are, as described by Rabbi Shagar, the fate of a...

In Search of Modern Orthodoxy

In introducing his embrace of Rav Shagar, Rabbi Dr. Gil Perl details his personal journey of being initially excited, then disappointed with the writings of our teacher, Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein....

There Is Nothing New Under the Sun: A Reply to Gil Perl

...promotes Rav Shagar’s approach as one way to speak in a postmodern yet faithful voice, advocating both a rejection of objective truth and a pluralism that refuses to assume any...

Inside Joke: The Spiritual Genius of Rav Menachem Froman

...R. Shagar and R. Yair Dreyfuss), relates that at the funeral of R. Shagar, Rav Froman got up to speak about his close friend. R. Nir, writing after Rav Froman’s...

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