Words for the Day

In the authentic idea of revelation, the three ‘actual’ elements of the All – God world man – emerge from themselves, belong to one another, and meet one another, and this idea is in the final analysis effective in opposing the assertion of the caprice of the Creator. And so it was precisely in this point that Maimonides, the great theoretician of revelation, … asserted God’s creativity as [God’s] essential attribute.

Franz Rosenzweig, *The Star of Redemption*, translated by William W. Hallo from the 2nd edition of 1930, University of Notre Dame Press, 2014/1985, 115. emphasis added

Image: Detail of an image of the stained glass work in Hadassah Hospital, Ein Kerem, Israel, “The Tribe of Levi,” Marc Chagall / CC BY-SA, via Wikimedia Commons

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