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Encountering the Jewish future : with Elie Wiesel, Martin Buber, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Hannah Arendt, Emmanuel Levinas

Author: Marc H Ellis
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, ©2011.
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"Marc Ellis maintains that the most vital questions about Judaism are prefigured in the work of Elie Wiesel, Martin Buber, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Hannah Arendt, and Emmanuel Levinas. Ellis's work is framed by encounters with each thinker's work, focusing on topics of God, the Holocaust, the prophetic legacy, philosophical and ethical standpoints, and Jewish empowerment and dissent. Two generations after the  Read more...
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Named Person: Elie Wiesel; Martin Buber; Abraham Joshua Heschel; Hannah Arendt; Emmanuel Levinas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc H Ellis
ISBN: 9780800697938 0800697936
OCLC Number: 696099255
Description: vii, 278 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Encountering the Holocaust : Elie Wiesel --
Encountering the Bible : Martin Buber --
Encountering God after : Abraham Joshua Heschel --
Encountering Jewish politics : Hannah Arendt --
Encountering the Jewish prophetic : Emmanuel Levinas.
Responsibility: Marc H. Ellis.

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