[Avodah] Shituf (was: seen on Facebook)

Meir Shinnar chidekel at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 11:19:48 PST 2013

I don't have time to marshall sources, but the sources are quite numerous and major.  Whether the later sources truly understand Christianity, and whether the tosafot on which they are based was meant that expansively can be debated - but one can't deny  the existence of such a major strand
Sources in a week
Meir Shinnar

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On Jan 7, 2013, at 1:33 PM, Lisa Liel <lisa at starways.net> wrote:

> On 1/7/2013 10:15 AM, Meir Shinnar wrote:
>> Posters all seem to think it is clearly issues of avoda Zara.
>> However, there is a major (? Dominant) strand of halachic thinking that does not view Christianity as avoda Zara for nonJews
> I don't think this is true.  There's a common strand of thought among people in general that says this, based on a complete misunderstanding of what shituf means, but any halakhic sources that go along with that are few and far between.

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