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The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism

As Exemplified in the Shema, the Most Important Passage in the Torah

by Norman Lamm

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism,
  • Sacred texts,
  • Worship,
  • Religion,
  • Jewish Religious Texts,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Judaism - Rituals & Practice,
  • Judaism - Theology,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Liturgy,
  • Shema

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8171208M
    ISBN 100827606559
    ISBN 109780827606555

    Originally appearing in Deuteronomy, its words are recited numerous times, publicly and privately, throughout the course of each day. Its majesty lies in its sheer simplicity as the credo of the Jewish people: There is only one, true God. In the prayer book, the Shema is followed by three distinct and sometimes mystifying paragraphs. Shema. A prayer from the Book of Deuteronomy reminding the Jewish people to love God with all their heart, soul, and strength A Hebrew word meaning "law," referring to the first five books of the Old Testament, believed to have been written by Moses. Talmud. A collection of authoritative Jewish writings that comment and interpret biblical laws.

    The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism “To hear” – closest to spirituality; Moses heard God but did not see him “Unity begins with listening, community begins with dialogue debate is a holy form of communication – makes space for new and unimagined ideas debate moves things from monologue to dialogue discussion is good but there is no need for yelling at each other.”.   Rabbi Joshua ben Korcha is speaking about the order of the paragraphs of the reading of the Shema in the traditional prayer book, which consists of three paragraphs each from a different part of the Torah – Deuteronomy 6, (Shema), Deuteron (V’haya im shamoa) and Numb (Vayomer).

    The Difference Between Torah Law and Rabbinic Law. As we have seen, Jewish law includes both laws that come directly from the Torah (either expressed, implied or deduced) and laws that were enacted by the rabbis. In a sense, however, even laws enacted by the rabbis can be considered derived from the Torah: the Torah gives certain people the.   Question: "What is the Shema?" Answer: Shema (“hear”) is the Hebrew word that begins the most important prayer in Judaism. It is found in Deuteronomy , which begins with the command to “Hear.” The whole Shema prayer, which includes verses , is spoken daily in the Jewish tradition: Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one.


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The Shema is the central prayer of the Jewish faith. Jews utter this single sentence, affirming God's unity as their final words before dying, as well as at the beginning and ending of each day. Using the Shema as his focus, Lamm, prominent Orthodox scholar and long-time president of Yeshiva University, explores the relationship between spirituality and law in by: 1.

The Shema is the central prayer of the Jewish faith. Jews utter this single sentence, affirming God's unity as their final words before dying, as well as at the beginning and ending of each day. Using the Shema as his focus, Lamm, prominent Orthodox scholar and long-time president of Yeshiva University, explores the relationship between spirituality and law in Judaism/5.

The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism by Norman Lamm, Paperback | Barnes & Noble® The Shema is the central prayer of the Jewish faith.

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The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism 1. Spirituality, Law, and the Shema 2. "Hear": To Listen, To Listen To 3. "Israel": The People or the Person.

"The Lord Is Our God": Names Make a Difference 5. "The Lord Is One": The Eschatological Interpretation 6. "The Lord Is One": All and Only 7. 5/5(). About the Book The Shema is the central prayer of the Jewish faith.

Jews utter this single sentence, affirming God’s unity as their final words before dying, as well as. The Shema has been described as the "central watchword" of Jewish faith.

For centuries, Jews have pronounced this single sentence affirming God's unity as their final words before dying, as well as beginning and ending each day with this prayer on their lips. The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism as Exemplified in the Shema, the Most Important Passage in the Torah.

The Shema is an affirmation of Judaism and a declaration of faith in one God. The obligation to recite the Shema is separate from the obligation to pray and a Jew is obligated to say Shema in the morning and at night (Deut.

The Shema is the centerpiece of the daily morning and evening prayer services and is considered by some the most essential prayer in all of Judaism. An affirmation of God’s singularity and kingship, its daily recitation is regarded by traditionally observant Jews as a biblical commandment.

The Shema is one of only two prayers that are specifically commanded in Torah (the other is Birkat Ha-Mazon -- grace after meals). It is the oldest fixed daily prayer in Judaism, recited morning and night since ancient times. It consists of three biblical passages, two of which specifically say to speak of these things "when you lie down and.

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The Shema is the central prayer of the Jewish faith. Shema Yisrael (“Hear, O Israel ”) are the first two words of a section of the Torah that is the centerpiece of the morning and evening prayer services, encapsulating the monotheistic essence of Judaism: “Hear, O Israel: G‑d is our L‑rd, G‑d is one.” In its entirety, the Shema consists of three paragraphs: Deuteronomy –9, Deuteronomy –21 and Numbers – Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

The Shema: spirituality and law in Judaism as exemplified in the Shema, the most important passage in the Torah in SearchWorks catalog. Overview The Shema is the central prayer of the Jewish faith. Jews utter this single sentence, affirming God's unity as their final words before dying, as well as at the beginning and ending of each day.

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The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism () by Norman Lamm Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any : The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism as Exemplified in the Shema, the Most Important Passage in the Torah: en: ance: Citation prepared by the Library and Information Services group of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University for the ETHXWeb database.

The Shema is the central prayer of the Jewish faith. Focusing on the Shema, this title explores the relationship between spirituality and law in Judaism. Explores the relationship between spirituality and law in Judaism. it also represents an extensive commentary on the words of the Shema, drawing upon a wide range of traditional sources and the author's own reflections.

The Shema is found in Deuteronomy in the Old Testament of both the Jewish religion as well as Christianity.

This short recitation of scripture is a formal declaration of the fact that God is the God of Israel. It starts out, "Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one," Deuteronomy /5.Shema Usage in the New Testament. As we mentioned above, the Shema became a twice-daily prayer within Judaism.

It was so widely practiced in the second-temple period, Jesus himself grew up praying it. This prayer was formative for Jesus, and he drew upon it in his teachings.

He was once asked which command in the Torah was the greatest.The book won the National Jewish Book Award in Jewish Thought.

In Lamm wrote The Shema: Spirituality and Law in Judaism for a general audience not familiar with Jewish theology; this work focused on how a proper understanding of Judaism would lead a practitioner to spirituality.