Miss Fred,Thank you for a thoroughly delightful post. Is the letter that RAE wrote available anywhere? The line the "position of Rabbi is a great danger to the soul" is interesting. Also interesting is the remark by Solomon Schechter. Thanks.
Thank you. This is a most interesting report of the lecture and the subsequent discussion."(Mr. Schechter) didn't especially admire Eger for Torah. There were others as great in that branch now."I wonder the reason for this disparagement, and which of his contemporaries Schechter considered as great in Torah knowledge.
Rabbi Akiva Eger wrote novels???Lawrence Kaplan
Perhaps novellae, hiddushim?Lawrence Kaplan