The Problematics of Myth

By Neil Gillman

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), January 2002

The author discusses what he means by the problematic term,"myth," and why he uses it in spite of its difficulties. He emphasizes that this point is critical to personal theology; how one understands revelation, for example, determines how one deals with the authority of Torah on all matters of Jewish practice and belief.

Topic: Theology, Masorti Judaism, Faith, Pedagogy, Conservative Judaism, Belief, Ideology, Communal Memory, Religion

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: 32/586

Page Number(s): 1-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Gillman, Neil. The Problematics of Myth. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). January 2002: 1-3. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=5706


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