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Of course there is not, if there'll be how could you call it faith and the whole concept of reward and punishment will fall apart


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It is the Shekinah of Hashem, this is the Devar Hashem (The living word of Hashem) same one the prophet Ezekiel saw, the same one mentioned in Zechariah and you will notice times when he is actually called lord and notice that the angel of the lord commanded Joshua to take his shoes off because he stood upon holy ground and Joshua did so and actually bowed ...


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R' Yosef Masas, in Mayim Chaim, amidst his rejection of Kabbalistic recitations, has the following to say: ואף כי עדין רגל על לשוני לומר קודם ברכת המוציא בשבתות. הנוסח למבצע על ריפתא. כאשר רגיל בפי כל ישראל אחד האיש ואחד האשה. אף שאין לי בה מובן? התם שאני. מפני שיש בה נגון. ואהבת הנגון מכסה מום חסרון ידיעה And even though I still say the formula of ...


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See also this letter by the Lubavitcher Rebbe on this subject, in which he states: It is my firm belief that the sun revolves around the earth, as I have also declared publicly on various occasions and in discussion with professors specializing in this field of science. He also explains why he believed this way based on the Theory of Relativity.


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In a letter posted here discussing reinterpreting established Torah truths in light of modern discoveries, the Rebbe zy"a writes: It was conceivable, in those days, that if one approached a student who dabbled in science and told him that according to the Torah-hashkofo [Torah outlook], the sun revolves around the earth, he might well repudiate Torah ...


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The Chazon Ish (Y.D. 62:20) writes that in all likelihood, Noahides are commanded against heresy, because belief in God is the foundation for all 7 commandments that they are actually commanded in. However, he himself is unsure whether this heresy is defined in the same way as it would be for a Jew, considering that there are some authorities who permit ...


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Try different avenues. Torah study about an ox goring a cow is not going to answer your question of faith. There's even a famous disagreement between the Rambam and the Ramban whether belief in Gd precludes the commandments of the torah altogether. Another avenue well worth pursuing is to study the divine wisdom exhibited in nature (as brought in the chovos ...


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Copied (with slight modification) from another answer of mine: Almost all contemporary poskim, most notably the Chazon Ish, have assumed that at least some, if not all, of those halakhos are no longer applicable today to a person who doesn't believe in God, because we'd attribute it to his upbringing or the inability to be properly philosophically convinced ...


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I'm going to assume that this 'inability to believe in God' comes from a conviction that God doesn't exist. The question is, should a person be faulted for disbelieving, if he thinks that believing in God is philosophically unjustified? First off, I should mention the Rashash to Shabbos 31a, who writes that a person is only considered a heretic after fully ...



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