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Reason and hope; selections from the Jewish writings of Hermann Cohen.

Author: Hermann Cohen
Publisher: New York, Norton [1971]
Series: B'nai B'rith Jewish heritage classics.
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This translation has rendered "Inferno" into contemporary verse while maintaining Dante's original triple rhyme scheme, recreating the poem in all its dimensions. This text aims to provide the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Cohen
ISBN: 039304341X 9780393043419
OCLC Number: 125618
Description: 237 pages 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Religion and contemporary culture --
Religious postulates --
Love of religion --
On Jewish education --
The Transcendent God : archetype of morality --
2. Classical idealism and the Hebrew prophets --
The Social ideal as seen by Plato and by the Prophets --
Affinities between the philosophy of Kant and Judiasm --
Uniqueness rather than unity of God --
3. Prophetic ideals --
The Style of the prophets --
On Messianism --
The Messianic idea --
4. Reason and moral awareness --
Reason, the hallmark of Divine creation --
The Holy Spirit --
God's nearness --
On the aesthetic value of our religious education --
Trust in God. 5. Religion and Zionism --
An Argument against Zionism : a Reply to Dr. Martin Buber's open letter to Hermann Cohen --
Religion and Zionism --
6. German humanism and Jewish Messianism --
The German and the Jewish Ethos I --
The German and the Jewish Ethos II --
On closing the borders --
Thou shalt not go about as a slanderer --
7. Reconciliation --
The Concept of reconciliation --
The Day of Atonement --
8. The Enduring relevance of Judiasm --
I and Thou : selfhood through ethical action --
Judaism's relevance for modern man --
Judaism's significance for the religious progress of mankind --
The Spiritual validity of Judaism.
Series Title: B'nai B'rith Jewish heritage classics.
Other Titles: Jüdische Schriften.
Responsibility: Translated by Eva Jospe.

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"I think highly of Michael Palma's Inferno. It is accurate as to sense, fully rhymed, and easy, as a rule, in its movement through the tercets. Readers will find it admirably clear and readable."

 
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