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The Jewish philosophy reader

The Jewish philosophy reader

Author: Daniel H Frank; Oliver Leaman; Charles Harry Manekin
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A Chomprehensive anthology of classic writings on Jewish philosophy from the Bible to postmodernism.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel H Frank; Oliver Leaman; Charles Harry Manekin
ISBN: 0415168597 9780415168595 0415168600 9780415168601
OCLC Number: 44019142
Description: xvii, 618 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Creation: divine power and human freedom --
The Aqedah (The binding of Isaac): Divine commandments and moral duties --
'Hardening of hearts': on free will and repentance --
Job and Divine providence --
Justice --
Prayer and Faith --
Free will and divine foreknowledge --
Election --
Law and rationality --
Issues of meaning --
Jewish Kalam --
Jewish Neoplatonism --
Jodah Halevi and Abraham Ibn Ezra --
Maimonides --
Jewish Aristotelianism in Spain and Provence --
The conservative reaction in Christian Spain --
Jewish Philosophy in the Italian Renaissance --
A critique of traditional religion --
Judaism and the enlightenment --
Scholarship and religious reform --
The authority of tradition --
Revelation, redemption, and the nature of Judaism --
Immortality and Messianism --
Other faiths --
Prophecy and the community --
Rationalism --
Evil and suffering --Issues of inclusion --
Election and covenant --
Holocauset --
The State of Israel/Zionism --
Reason and Faith --
Responsibility: edited by Daniel H. Frank, Oliver Leaman, and Charles H. Manekin.
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The Jewish Philosophy Reader is the first comprehensive anthology of classic writings on Jewish philosophy from the Bible to postmodernism. Key writings by leading figures in Jewish thought are  Read more...


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