Aggadah: Authoritative Or Umdena?

Freelance Kiruv Maniac (Dovid Kornreich) excerpts two series of passages from Rav Yitzhak Abohab’s beloved classic מנורת המאור; this one expressing the author’s views on “Chazal’s worldly wisdom and the authoritativeness of Aggada”, “[his assertion] that the Torah contains all the wisdom of the created world, and how it is heretical to scoff at the […]