70.03 “Protest Literature” (pps.48-50)
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of understanding, or on man’s sinfulness. God is thus defended at the expense of man. Man, however, resists being maneuvered into this defensive position. The “partner of God in creation” doggedly insists, as does Job, on a rational morality of the Divine.191
Granted, there are many who need no answer to various challenging philosophical questions in order to be secure in their faith. Granted, their approach is viable. Granted, Judaism may be approached on different levels. Yet those who quest for an integrated underlying philosophical structure may legitimately claim the right to a palatable response. And Judaism is sufficiently internally cohesive to provide one. Do we not have the self-confidence that the philosophical structure is ultimately cogent? Five hundred years after Golden Age of Judaism, is there to be “no room at the inn” for the intellectually demanding?
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191 “Though He slay me, yet I will trust in Him, but 1will argue my ways before Him” (Job 13:15).
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