Shifting Thrones: The Divine Image in the Traditional High Holiday Liturgy

By Jonathan I. Rosenblatt

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

The shift in God's nature during Yom Kippur, from a God of justice to one of mercy, reminds Jews that the intent behind asking for forgiveness must be authentic and pure. This intent is what causes God to ultimately become merciful.

Topic: Theology, Prayer, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, Jewish Text, Meaning, Holidays, Diversity

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.25/no.476

Page Number(s): 2-4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Rosenblatt, Jonathan I. Shifting Thrones: The Divine Image in the Traditional High Holiday Liturgy. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 2 September 1994: 2-4. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7572


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