TITLE

The Mystery of the Red Heifer: A Scientific Midrash

AUTHOR(S)
Etkin, William
PUB. DATE
June 1979
SOURCE
Judaism;Summer79, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p353
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the commandment for purification of the unclean in the mystery of the Red Heifer. Prescription on the illogical Torah; Level of human existence; Reduction of imagination in science into logic.
ACCESSION #
4880489

 

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