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There is a seffer called Bitachon Ish who brings proofs to the Chazzon Ish's opinion from earlier sources. http://www.hebrewbooks.org/51363


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The Chazon Ish himself says that this is the common view among Chassidim. Indeed the Baal Shem Tov is well known to have defined it in the way the Chazon Ish says not to. It should be pointed out that the Chazon Ish's characterization is an oversimplification of the view. In this article, R. Shlomo Brody discusses various sources brought by R. Daniel Stein. ...


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the midrash raba on parsha bereishis: And Cain said to Hevel: "…There is no Judge and judgment and no World-to-Come and no reward for the righteous and no recompense for the wicked… http://www.aishdas.org/midrash/5765/Bareishis.htm


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On the whole, even the wicked people (or idolators) of the Bible do believe in some form of theism, even if not monotheism or the God of Israel, יקוה. To quote the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception on "Atheism": The theoretical objection to the idea of the existence of god(s) is beyond the intellectual world of ANE [Ancient Near East] and HB/OT ...


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Jews believe in God and introduced the concept of one God to the modern world. Judaism existed thousands of years before Christianity and Islam. Jews only pray to God, a God that does not have physical form (unlike Christianity) and to a God that is neither male nor female. There are other religions that worship one God but they do not necessarily worship ...


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See this translation of a talk of the Lubavitcher Rebbe about the difference between Emunah and Bitachon: An excerpt from there about Bitachon: Trust, by contrast, implies not only that a person believes that his sustenance comes from G‑d, but also that we rely on Him, with absolute certainty, to provide it. An excerpt about Emunah (footnote 12): ...


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the first two gates of chovos halevavos have the theme of emuna. the third has the theme of the duty of serving God the fourth deals with bitachon, trusting in God like a slave trusts in his master for providing his needs. so it seems they are separate themes, but not completely. it is a kind of build up. you cannot have trust without faith, and ...


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See 2nd page of this article, though, the whole article is worth reading. Excerpt: What is the difference between emunah and bitachon? They both involve the belief that G-d alone brought into being all existence and that He single-handedly runs the world. However, bitochon, trusting Hashem with one’s life, only arises out of a deeply ingrained ...



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