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Sunday, November 8 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Omnicide as Theodicy and Theology

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Jews have never been biblical literalists, so the Torah is not a theological problem because the Rabbis bracketed theology.  A uniform practice is what kept us a people for 1800 years of exile.  But in the wake of Darwinism and the Shoah, is there anything left to believe in?  Our sages and mystics, during those centuries of exile, created a rich literature that can serve as resources to articulating a God in whom Jews can believe.

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Shai Cherry

Rabbi, Congregation Adath Jeshurun
Shai Cherry, PhD, is the rabbi of Congregation Adath Jeshurun outside of Philadelphia. His doctoral dissertation from Brandeis University was on Jewish responses to Darwinism.  He served on the faculties of Vanderbilt University and University of San Diego.  His rabbinic ordination... Read More →

Sunday November 8, 2020 12:00pm - 12:50pm PST