In God’s Image: Myth, Theology, and Law in Classical Judaism

By :  The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary Posted On Oct 20, 2015 / 5775 | Author Conversations: Between the Lines
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A discussion with author Dr. Yair Lorberbaum, professor at Bar Ilan University Faculty of Law and senior researcher at the Shalom Hartman Institute.

It is notoriously difficult to change well ensconced opinions in the scholarly field of Jewish studies—let alone one as critical as the image of God.

Dr. Yair Lorberbaum offers a compelling and convincing thesis regarding the unique way the image of God was understood during the classical rabbinic period.