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Going : A Meditation on Jewish Law (Hardcover) (Leon Wiener Dow)
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In a work that casts philosophical and theological reflections against a backdrop of personal experience, Leon Wiener Dow offers a learned discourse that elucidates the telos of Jewish law and the philosophical-theological commitments that animate it. To the reader gazing upon the halakha from the outside, this book offers a glimpse of its central, orienting concepts. To the reader who lives amidst the rigor of halakha, this bookbestows an insightful glance at the law’s orienting ethos and higher aspirations that often remain opaque.