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The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism

ISBN: 9780827606555

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The Shema is the central prayer of the Jewish faith. Jews utter this single sentence, affirming God's unity as their final words before dying, as well as at the beginning and ending of each day. Using the Shema as his focus, Lamm, prominent Orthodox scholar and long-time president of Yeshiva University, explores the relationship between spirituality and law in Judaism.

  • Deepens the reader's understanding of the Shema
  • Points out the difference between the two names of God referenced in the Shema
  • Insight on how to pray the Shema prayer
This insightful book . . . will appeal to Jews of all backgrounds.

The Jewish Week

  • Title: The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism
  • Author: Norman Lamm
  • Publisher: Jewish Publication Society
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Pages: 222

Norman Lamm is a distinguished rabbi, philosopher, teacher, and author. He earned a Ph.D. in Jewish philosophy in 1966 from Yeshiva University. He has served as the Erna and Jakob Michael Professor of Jewish Philosophy at Yeshiva University and served as President of Yeshiva University from 1977 to 2003. He is currently the Chancellor of Yeshiva University.

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