[Avodah] Is Panentheism Heresy

Zev Sero zev at sero.name
Sun Feb 10 19:38:44 PST 2013

On 10/02/2013 10:33 PM, Lisa Liel wrote:
> On 2/8/2013 3:47 PM, Zev Sero wrote:
>> That's not metaphor, and it's not nevuah, it's a claim (true or not) of an actual visitation by a neshomo, just like Rebbi used to come home to make kiddush, or R Elozor br Shimon used to pasken shaylos from the attic after his passing (which you surely agree happened).
> Why surely?  I'm not at all convinced that this happened literally.

Really?  How can those two stories be read non-literally?

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