Mendes-Flohr, Paul R.
Most widely held works by Paul R Mendes-Flohr
German Jews a dual identity by Paul R Mendes-Flohr ( )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this book the author explores through the prism of Rosenweig's image of how German Jews have understood and contended with their two-fold spiritual patrimony. He deepens the discussion to consider also how the German-Jewish experience bears upon the general random experience of living with multiple cultural identities
The Jew in the modern world : a documentary history by Paul R Mendes-Flohr ( Book )
22 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Synopsis: The last two centuries have witnessed a radical transformation of Jewish life. Marked by such profound events as the emancipation from the ghettoes of Europe, the Holocaust and the establishment of the State of Israel, Judaism's long journey through the modern age has been a complex and tumultuous one, leading many Jews to ask themselves not only where they have been and where they are going, but what it means to be a Jew in today's world. Tracing the dramatic changes in Jewish religion, culture, and identity from the seventeenth century to the present, The Jew in the Modern World, Third Edition, remains the most complete sourcebook on modern Jewish history available. Now thoroughly expanded and updated, this critically acclaimed volume of primary materials features previously unpublished and inaccessible sources concerning the Jewish experience in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa; women in Jewish history; American Jewish life; the Holocaust; and Zionism and the nascent Jewish community in Palestine on the eve of the establishment of the State of Israel. The documents are arranged chronologically in each chapter and are meticulously and extensively annotated and cross-referenced. Providing useful tables detailing Jewish demographic trends, this unique text is ideal for courses in modern Jewish history, Zionism and Israel, the Holocaust, or modern European history. New to this Edition: Over 100 new documents address important issues to understanding modern Jewish history, including the status of women, and debates between traditional and secular Jews and the role of Zionism in modern Jewish life; Two entirely new chapters-Chapter 8, "Sephardi and Middle Eastern Jewry," and Chapter 12, "Jewish Identity Challenged and Redefined" -enhance the book's scope and chronology; Four new maps show the concentration of Jews throughout the Mediterranean and Middle East. The Appendix has been completely updated with the latest population figures
Contemporary Jewish religious thought : original essays on critical concepts, movements, and beliefs ( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A land of two peoples : Martin Buber on Jews and Arabs by Martin Buber ( Book )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and Hebrew and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
20th century Jewish religious thought original essays on critical concepts, movements, and beliefs ( )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ecstatic confessions ( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
German-Jewish thought between religion and politics festschrift in honor of Paul Mendes-Flohr on the occasion of his seventieth birthday by Christian Wiese ( )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Since the Enlightenment period, German-Jewish intellectuals have been prominent voices in the multi-facetted discourse on the reinterpretation of Jewish tradition in light of modern thinking. Paul Mendes-Flohr, one of the towering figures of current scholarship on German-Jewish intellectual history, has made invaluable contributions to a better understanding of the religious, cultural and political dimensions of these thinkers' encounter with German and European culture, including the tension between their loyalty to Judaism and the often competing claims of non-Jewish society and culture. This volume assembles essays by internationally acknowledged scholars in the field who intend to honor Mendes-Flohr's work by portraying the abundance of religious, philosophical, aesthetical and political aspects dominating the thinking of those famous thinkers populating German Jewry's rich and complex intellectual world in the modern period. It also provides a fresh theoretical outlook on trends in Jewish intellectual history, raising new questions concerning the dialectics of assimilation. In addition to that, the volume sheds light on thinkers and debates that hitherto have not been accorded full scholarly attention."--Publisher's website
Gershom Scholem : the man and his work by Gershom Scholem ( Book )
7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the early part of the twentieth century, Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) founded the academic discipline of the study of Jewish Mysticism. In so doing, he not only broke new scholarly ground; but he also revolutionized the field of Judaic Studies as a whole and left an indelible mark on the study of religion. This book presents essays by several of Israel's eminent scholars, reflecting on Scholem's impact on the academic and Jewish worlds, and his life as a scholar, a Jewish thinker, and an activist. The editor has provided an intellectual and spiritual biography of Scholem, which complements the papers by Ephraim Urbach, Joseph Ben-Shlomo, Isaiah Tishby, Rivka Schatz, Malachi Beit-Arie, Nathan Rotenstreich, and Joseph Dan. Together, they highlight the enduring signficance of Scholem's work, which has remained the touchstone for all further scholarship on Jewish Mysticism and Kabbala. This volume thus sets the context for the current debate conducted by a new generation of scholars, who have introduced fresh ideas, new methodologies--and radical critique of the man they still revere as their master. -- Back cover
The letters of Martin Buber : a life of dialogue by Martin Buber ( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This carefully edited selection of correspondence includes letters both to - and from - Martin Buber from world-renowned scholars, thinkers, and philosophers. This edition contains the Preface to the German edition, as well as a Biographical Sketch by Grete Schaeder."--BOOK JACKET
From mysticism to dialogue : Martin Buber's transformation of German social thought by Paul R Mendes-Flohr ( Book )
7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig by Jerusalem Philosophical Encounter ( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Divided passions : Jewish intellectuals and the experience of modernity by Paul R Mendes-Flohr ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Divided passions is a collection of essays in which Paul Mendes-Flohr writes about the problems that Buber, Rosenzweig, Bloch, Simon, Scholem, and others Jewish intellectuals tried to Crystallize and resolve
On faith by Nathan Rotenstreich ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Texts and responses : studies presented to Nahum N. Glatzer on the occasion of his seventieth birthday by his students by Michael A Fishbane ( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Dutch and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Franz Rosenzweig's philosophy of existence : an analysis of The star of redemption by Else Freund ( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martin Buber : a contemporary perspective by Martin Buber: a contemporary perspective (International conference) ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Arthur A. Cohen reader : selected fiction and writings on Judaism, theology, literature, and culture by Arthur A Cohen ( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judaism and Christianity under the impact of national socialism ( Book )
4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ein Land und zwei Völker : zur jüdisch-arabischen Frage by Martin Buber ( Book )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in German and Undetermined and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ecstatic confessions : the heart of mysticism by Martin Buber ( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Antisemitism Arab-Israeli conflict Buber, Martin, Christianity and antisemitism Christianity and other religions--Judaism Cosmology Ecstasy Ethnic relations Faith Germany Glatzer, Nahum N.--(Nahum Norbert), Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Holocaust (Christian theology) Holocaust (Jewish theology) Israel Jewish philosophy Jewish scholars Jews Jews--Cultural assimilation Jews--Identity Jews--Intellectual life Judaism Judaism and philosophy Judaism--Relations--Christianity Literature, Modern Mysticism Mysticism--Judaism--Historiography National socialism Philosophers Philosophy Public opinion Religion--Philosophy Rosenzweig, Franz, Scholem, Gershom, Sociology Stern der Erlösung (Rosenzweig, Franz) Zionism Zionists
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