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93. 20. ,p. 95. JOSEPH SOLOVEITCHIK ANDIMMANUEL KANT 11 The predicatedon halakhah:thatis, laws,precepts,andall of theirparticulars. In contrast,an aestheticunderstanding mitzvahdoes not referthe halakhicmindto a set of externalgoods andgoals. Mitzvotandsense impressionspoint Rather,it remainsentirelyself-referential. It is quite fromdivinewill andintelligence. Indeed,KantbringsGod (qua idea of 21. SeeSoloveitchik, Halakhic Mind,p. 98. mi-sham," Man,p. 65;"U-viqashtem p. 222;Halakhic of mitzvah.

Of theEthical," 34. 331: 35. 333. in autonomy shiftsfromtextto text. 36. 93. " in "Confrontation," 37. 20-21. He servesthe Holy One Blessed be He out of love. Does not manelevatehimselfby laying suprarational, supranatural tefillin?... Does notmanfeel the happinessof an additionalsoulon Shabbat? Does not observingmitzvot constitutean experiencethat sweetensthe bitternessin man'slife, purifyingandredeeminghimfromhis grief,fromhis lonelinessand Indeed,the morethe lawfulcharacteris "deprived" mourning?

Org. Cambridge University Press and Association for Jewish Studies are collaborating with JSTOR to digitize, preserve and extend access to AJS Review. org AFFIRMATION RELIGIOUS AND HISTORICALCRITICISM IN HESCHEL'SBIBLICALINTERPRETATION by JOND. It is no wonderthat so manybiblicalscholars avoid the normativetheologicalquestionsaltogetherand contentthemselves with historicaland philologicaldescription(which, of course, presupposes normsof its own). It is also no wonderthat so many religiouspractitioners neglectthe historicalissues and treattheirscripturesas representinga static, uniform,and unvaryingworldview-not surprisingly,the worldviewof their own,postbiblicalaffirmation.

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