Was God’s stated preference for R’ Eliezer’s position merely a test?
If so, how would the Rabbis know when a ‘bat kol’ is reliable and when is it only a test?
When does a ‘bat kol’ appear, and what does it mean?
Were the actions of Yonatan, son of Saul and the servant of Avraham praiseworthy or witchcraft?
Is a medieval argument over sorcery a reenactment of the positions of R’ Eliezer and the Rabbis?
All this and more…