Student Teaching in the New Millenium

5771 Kedoshim VI

In Leviticus on April 29, 2011 at 9:26 pm

Amos cautions against certitude. The Torah says “do this, certainly”. Why does Amos warn against certitude in the face of a very certain-sounding Torah? I think this is very funny!

Good Shabbos

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  1. Certainty is the root of idolatry.
    The Torah itself is sometimes turned into an idol
    Amos knew this.

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