New answers tagged

0

Although the Rambam (Hilchos Teshuva 3:8), seems to imply that only a denial in the prophecy of Moshe gives someone the title "Apikorus", the first part of this Halacha says there are 3 who are called Apikorus. Someone who says prophecy doesn't exist and there is no knowledge that transfers from The Creator to man שלשה הן הנקראים אפיקורסין. האומר שאין ...


0

the chovos halevavos starts off in gate 1: After investigating after what is the most necessary of the cornerstones and fundamentals of our religion, we found that the wholehearted acceptance of the unity of God is the root and foundation of Judaism. It is the first of the gates of the Torah, and it differentiates between the believer and the ...


1

One who keeps the mitzvos of the torah but believes that the torah was invented by human beings would fall into the category that you mention. You can see in the answers to Belief in midrashim that not all midrashim are meant to be completely literal. However, one must be careful not to go overboard on the matter. There is a statement that I recall ...



Top 50 recent answers are included