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From the author of the acclaimed 'Patterns in Time' series--the first volume in a series on the weekly Torah portion, conceived and written for a general audience. Frameworks - Genesis moves from the dawn of history to the frontiers of contemporary thought, drawing deeply on the physical sciences and biology, on psychology, philosophy, literature and the arts. Weinberg builds a blueprint of reality that reveals the Pentateuch's profoundly authentic framework for perceiving the world. With endnotes, sources, and indexes. Large format with a beautiful, elegant design, on heavy, cream paper.
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A true intellectual adventure; controversial to some, disquieting to many, stimulating to all. From one of the world's foremost Jewish thinkers, here is the first volume of a genre-shattering series that opens to the public the startling sophistication of Torah thought. Matis Weinberg does for Torah what Stephen Gould does for evolutionary biology, what Martin Gardner does for mathematics; each sharing his passion and wonder, involving the reader in the inner workings of a different way of looking at the universe. True to the Torah's rigorous methodology, drawing deeply on the physical sciences and biology, on psychology, philosophy, literature and arts, Weinberg weaves a gradually a emerging blueprint of reality that reveals Torah's elegant, exciting, and profoundly authentic framework for perceiving the world.
Prepare yourself for a roller coaster ride through the parashot, moving deftly from the dawn of history to the very frontiers of contemporary thought, in a journey that will challenge, surprise, and move you. Entertaining, insightful, provocative and evocative, "Frame Works" is that rare book with the potential to open new doors to understanding the world in which we live.About the Author:
Matis Weinberg is now "Exploring, learning, writing-and still teaching" following a distinguished career spanning Silicon Valley and Old Jerusalem, inspiring generations of students, from Beit Midrash halls to Technion corridors. His tenure as Dean at the Hebrew Institute of California and Rosh Yeshiva of Kerem Yeshiva infused innovations that continue to stir Jewish education. Author of the critically acclaimed "Patterns in Time" series, his articles and lectures have long been insider favorites; this is his first series conceived and written for a general audience.
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Book Description Foundation for Jewish Publicat, 1998. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB1892984008
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Book Description Foundation for Jewish Publications, 1998. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1892984008