Sin as Corrective: Rabbi Abraham Isaac ha-Kohen Kook

By Shaul Magid

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2008

This piece analyzes Rav Kook's commentary on sin in Orot ha-Kodesh (Lights of Holiness), through the context of Israel's existence and the intersection of secularism and religion. The piece highlights Kook's unique perspective on what Israel lost through its sin and the suggested recourse for Israel from within and in the global community.

Topic: Tradition, Sin, Jewish Text, Religion, Secularism

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.39/no.652

Page Number(s): 2-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Magid, Shaul. Sin as Corrective: Rabbi Abraham Isaac ha-Kohen Kook. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2008: 2-3. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7197


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