900.13a Conflict: Divine Presence / Man’s Freedom (pps.134-135)
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out from Him, and but for this perpetual tension, this ever repeated effort with which God holds Himself back, nothing in the world would exist.
. . . the world becomes possible only through the special act of Divine withdrawal or contraction. Such Divine non-being or concealment, is thus the elementary condition for the existence of that which is finite.
The greatness of God’s personality is revealed in the self-limitation of His absolute power so that He may enter into a proper moral relationship with man.
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526 Scholem, Major Themes in Jewish Mysticism, p. 26 1.
527 Steinsaltz, The Thirteen Retailed Rose, p. 37.
528 Schulweis, Evil and the Morality of God, p. 79.
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