From the Nov/Dec, 2017 issue of Touchstone
liberalism The Rules of Progress by S. M. Hutchens

Mortal Remains

The Rules of Progress

by S. M. Hutchens 

A New York Times article speaks of the blacklisting by Israel's Chief Rabbinate of an American Orthodox rabbi who advocates "a more open and inclusive Orthodoxy," and to that end favors abortion, ordains women, and supports gay marriage. He also claims he believes the Torah to be the Word of God and fully binding.

One knows the type. He is the person who claims to be a follower of a coherent tradition, but for reasons of his own reserves for himself the privilege of opposing it whenever it suits him. (Sworn . . .


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