[Avodah] Importance of Secular Studies for Torah Studies
JRich at sibson.com
Thu Jan 11 21:28:31 PST 2018
The following letter appears on pages 94 - 95 of this week's Flatbush Jewish Journal.
Which imho is a long way of saying that the dichotomy between religious and secular studies in many ways is a false one. Hkb'h gave us a torah for this world that he created with all these "science "elements. One might say that just as one who studies Torah with out proper intention (i.e. for Pure academic enjoyment) has fallen short, one who studies secular studies with the intent of serving hkbh has elevated those studies. I'm not going to get into a discussion of the relative levels of reward
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