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20th century Jewish religious thought : original essays on critical concepts, movements, and beliefs

Author: Arthur A Cohen; Paul R Mendes-Flohr
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st JPS edView all editions and formats
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JPS is proud to reissue Cohen and Mendes-Flohr's classic work, perhaps the most important, comprehensive anthology available on 20th century Jewish thought. This outstanding volume presents 140 concise yet authoritative essays by renowned Jewish figures Eugene Borowitz, Emil Fackenheim, Blu Greenberg, Susannah Heschel, Jacob Neusner, Gershom Scholem, Adin Steinsaltz, and many others. They define and reflect upon  Read more...
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20th century Jewish religious thought.
Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 2009
(DLC) 2008043405
(OCoLC)262422860
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur A Cohen; Paul R Mendes-Flohr
ISBN: 9780827609716 082760971X 1283810603 9781283810609
OCLC Number: 676700023
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 1163 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface to the Paperback Edition; Introduction; Aesthetics / Steven S. Schwarzschild; Aggadah / David Stern; Anti-Judaism and Anti-Semitism / Hyam Maccoby; Apocalypse / Nahum N. Glatzer; Atheism / Gershon Weiler; Authority / Stephen Wald; Bible Criticism / Moshe Weinfeld; Catastrophe / Alan Mintz; Charity / David Hartman and Tzvi Marx; Chosen People / Henri Atlan; Christianity / David Flusser; Commandments / Yeshayahu Leibowitz; Community / Everett E. Gendler; Conscience / Steven S. Schwarzschild; Conservative Judaism / Gerson D. Cohen. Convert and Conversion / Jochanan H.A. WijnhovenCovenant / Arnold Eisen; Creation / Alon Goshen-Gottstein; Culture / Paul Mendes-Flohr; Death / Henry Abramovitch; Destiny and Fate / Albert H. Friedlander; Dogma / Menachem Kellner; Ecumenism / Geoffrey Wigoder; Education / Janet Aviad; Emancipation / Paula E. Hyman; Enlightenment / Robert M. Seltzer; Eros: Sex and Body / David Biale; Eschatology / Arthur A. Cohen; Eternity and Time / David Ellenson; Ethics / Shalom Rosenberg; Evil / Richard L. Rubenstein; Exegesis / Moshe Greenberg; Exile / Arnold Eisen; Existence / Richard L. Rubenstein. Faith / Louis JacobsFamily / David Biale; Fear of God / Byron L. Sherwin; Feminism / Susannah Heschel; Freedom / Eugene B. Borowitz; Free Will / David Winston; Gesture and Symbol / Josef Stern; Gnosis / Gedaliahu G. Stroumsa; God / Louis Jacobs; Grace or Loving-Kindness / Warren Zev Harvey; Guilt / Jacob A. Arlow; Halakhah / David B. Hartman; Hasidism / Arthur Green; Hebrew / Lewis Glinert; Hellenism / David Satran; Heresy / Ze'ev Gries; Hermeneutics / Michael Fishbane; Heroism / Yeshayahu Leibowitz; History / Paul Mendes-Flohr; Holiness / Allen Grossman; Holocaust / Emil L. Fackenheim. Holy Spirit / Aaron SingerHope / Charles Elliott Vernoff; Humanism / Ernst Akiva Simon; Humility / Bernard Steinberg; I and Thou / Maurice Friedman; Idolatry / Yeshayahu Leibowitz; Imagination / Geoffrey H. Hartman; Imago Dei / Joseph Dan; Immortality / Allan Arkush; Individuality / Peter Ochs; Islam / Nissim Rejwan; Jerusalem / Shemaryahu Talmon; Judaism / Gershom Scholem; Jurisprudence / Ze'ev W. Falk; Justice / Haim H. Cohn; Kingdom of God / Warren Zev Harvey; Kingdom of Priests / Daniel R. Schwartz; Land of Israel / Eliezer Schweid; Language / Josef Stern; Liturgy / Eric L. Friedland. Love / Steven HarveyMeaning / Jack D. Spiro; Medieval Jewish Philosophy / Jacob B. Agus; Memory / David G. Roskies; Mentsh / Moshe Waldoks; Mercy / David R. Blumenthal; Messianism / R.J. Zwi Werblowsky; Metaphysics / Alan Udoff; Midrash / David Stern; Miracle / Allan Arkush; Mizveh / Moshe Waldoks; Modern Jewish Philosophy / Steven S. Schwarzschild; Music / Moshe Idel; Mysticism / Moshe Idel; Myth / Galit Hasan-Rokem; Natural Law / Jeffrey Macy; Oral Law / Jacob Neusner; Orthodox Judaism / Emmanuel Rackman; Peace / Aviezer Ravitzky; People of Israel / Alon Goshen-Gottstein.
Other Titles: Twentieth century Jewish religious thought
Responsibility: edited by Authur A. Cohen and Paul Mendes-Flohr.

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