“A fundamentalist refuses to let faith be relativized by history or science or sociology. Revelation stands above time and speaks to us now as clearly as it ever did. We may have changed the wavelengths on our cultural radio, but we can still hear the voice of God. ”
“At Sinai, God reveals Himself equally to everyone. At Israel’s founding moment, every individual is a party to the covenant and none stands higher than any other. Revelation creates a republic of free and equal citizens under the sovereignty of God. ”
“In Judaism, revelation is political because the Jewish project is not to scale the heavens in search of God but to bring the Divine presence down to earth in the structures of our social life. ”