Prof. Solomon Schimmel’s Story

My Personal Struggle with Unreasonable Belief –

For years, I have been studying Orthodox Judaism and exploring the question of how it is that modern, highly educated people can make unreasonable faith claims.[1] Specifically, how is it that Modern Orthodox Jews, in the face of overwhelming evidence and logical arguments, believe that God revealed the entirety of the Pentateuch, word for word, to Moses at Sinai and/or in the wilderness?[2] How do these people deal with the facts and arguments that challenge this central religious belief of Torah-Mi-Sinai?

Prof.Solomon Schimmel
2 replies
  1. Rafi
    Rafi says:

    It would be helpful if you described the “overwhelming evidence and logical arguments”, so others can agree or disagree with your premises.


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