Monthly Archives: January 2013

Do Mitzvot Have Comprehensible Reasons? Should We Care? (Part 2)

JP 7 – Reason for Mitzvot 2 How did Chazal’s explanation of reasons for mitzvot help combat Hellenistic intellectual attacks on Judaism? How did Chazal’s explanation of reasons for mitzvot help combat Christian dogmatic attacks on Judaism? How were these … Continue reading

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Do Mitzvot Have Comprehensible Reasons? Should We Care

JP 6 – Reason for Mitzvot Do Mitzvot have reasons that can be understood by Mankind? If so, should we delve into the reasons, or might they lead us astray? Should reasons for mitzvot affect halacha, or at least kavana? … Continue reading

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