Wrapping up our 7 part series on the 7 Revolutions of Rabbinic Judaism, Dr Broshi discusses the Atheistic Revolution in Rabbinic Judaism. It’s not that the Rabbinic sect denies the reality of God, but that they deny the biblical God and embrace a religion in which they don’t need God anymore. Did the Holy Spirt cease after Malachi? Is it Forbidden to say God’s name??
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Johannes Carmuel Lubkowitz: about the atheism of the Rabbis, link to the Hebrew translation from Latin: www.magnespress.co.il/book/%D7%A2%D7%9C_%D7%94%D7%90%D7%AA%D7%90%D7%99%D7%96%D7%9D_%D7%A9%D7%9C_%D7%94%D7%A8%D7%91%D7%A0%D7%99%D7%9D-1806…
No work of the Holy Spirit: Tosefta, Sota 13
No more Prophecy: b. Talmud, Baba Batra 12b
Prophecy given only to Rabbis: b. Talmud, Baba Batra 12a
No more voice from heaven: b. Talmud, Baba Metzia 59b
Forbidden to say the actual name of God: Mishnah, Sanhedrin 10; b. Talmud, Avodah Zara 18a
No more Super-Natural: see in j. Talmud, Taanit 24a, (there we see Akiva’s false messiah, Bar-Kochva, saying to God Please do not interfere with our efforts)
God is angry if He does not find at least 10 men in the synagogue (b. Talmud, Brachot 6b).
The prayer of man can be heard only in the synagogue (b. Talmud, Brachot 6a)
The Bible is inferior compared to the Mishnah and to the Talmud (b. Talmud, Baba Metzia 33a)
Turning God to a Yeshiva Student and defeating Him in legal arguments (Midrash Bamidbar Raba, Parashah 19; b. Talmud, Baba Metzia 86a)
Rabbis declared themselves as the new kings on the earth (b. Talmud, Psachim 22b; b. Talmud, Horiyot 13a)
Creating a religion with out Faith in God. see in book Hebrew: מרדכי שטריגלר, על התנ”ך השני – היהודי, מאזנים, 1958, עמ’ 318-326.
In an article from Jstor, in this link: www.jstor.org…