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A plausible God : secular reflections on liberal Jewish theology

Author: Mitchell Silver
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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'A Plausible God' evaluates the new God by analyzing the theology of three recent Jewish thinkers - Mordechai Kaplan, Michael Lerner and Arthur Green - and compares faith in the new God to disbelief in any gods.
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Silver, Mitchell.
Plausible God.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006021331
(OCoLC)70230682
Named Person: Michael Lerner; Arthur Green; Mordecai Menahem Kaplan; Arthur Green; Mordecai Menahem Kaplan; Michael Lerner
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mitchell Silver
ISBN: 9780823236565 0823236560 9781429479134 1429479132 9780823247240 0823247244 1282698443 9781282698444
OCLC Number: 156257458
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 184 pages)
Contents: The new God's relevance --
A first pass at defining "God": the All and the One --
A second pass: God as the potential for goodness --
The uses of belief in God --
The usefulness of a plausible God --
Someone to watch over me --
Talking to and about God --
Avoiding idolatry --
A matter of taste --
Truth and beauty --
The ineffable --
The untenable God --
Theories of truth and credibility.
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