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Unorthodox Jewish Beliefs with Rabbi Steven Morgen

Past Sessions
Sunday, June 28, 2020 6 Tammuz 5780 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sunday, June 21, 2020 29 Sivan 5780 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sunday, June 14, 2020 22 Sivan 5780 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sunday, June 7, 2020 15 Sivan 5780 - 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

We will discuss some of the big questions most people have about religion, and particularly about Jewish faith. Although it is called "UnOrthodox" Jewish beliefs, we will be discussing many sources in our tradition that yield some answers that we might find very modern and enlightened. We will also consider some more modern Jewish thinkers. And, of course, we will have fun doing it!

Topics for our classes:

5/10:  Science and Religion. The Two Stories of Creation in Genesis. Why are there two? What do they mean? Handouts | Recording

5/17:  Is there a God? If so, what (if anything) Can we Know About God? Handouts | Recording

5/24:  Understanding the Bible: Who wrote the Torah? Did God speak to Moses? What about Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Amos? Handouts | Recording

5/31:  Miracles in the Bible – reality or myth. The 70 Faces of Torah. Jews love to see the Bible in many different ways Handouts | Recording

6/7:  Does God control everything? If so, why do bad things happen to good people? Handouts | Recording

6/14:  What are Jewish views of Sin, Repentance and Atonement? Handouts | Recording

6/21:  What are Jewish views of the Afterlife, Heaven, Hell and the Messiah? Handouts | Recording

6/28:  Maimonides 13 Principles of Faith Handouts | Recording

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