The Merciful Father on the Day of Judgment

By Carl M. Perkins

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, September 2, 1994

The prayer Avinu Malkeinu, in juxtaposing the notion of God as a father with the usually motherly attribute of mercy, challenges those who are praying to think about God beyond the limiting anthropomorphic framework.

Topic: Theology, Prayer, Spirituality, Jewish Text, Meaning, Holidays

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.25/no.476

Page Number(s): 1-2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Perkins, Carl M. The Merciful Father on the Day of Judgment. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 2 September 1994: 1-2. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7571


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