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Persons and other things : exploring the philosophy of the Hebrew Bible

Persons and other things : exploring the philosophy of the Hebrew Bible

Author: M Glouberman
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, 2021.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Hebrew Bible is a philosophical testament. Abraham, the first biblical philosopher, calls out to the world in God's name exactly as Plato calls out in the name of the Forms. Abraham comes forward as a critic of pagan thought about, specifically, persons. Moses, to whom the baton is passed, spells out the practical implications of the Bible's core anthropological teachings. In Persons and Other Things Mark  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Glouberman, M.
Persons and other things.
Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, 2021
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Glouberman
ISBN: 9781487539450 1487539452 9781487539443 1487539444
OCLC Number: 1237816307
Description: 1 online resource. (x, 258 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Bibleism and Judaism : four and a half dogmas of Bible interpretation --
Godless the Bible's philosophy isn't --
"Jew" as a category label : philosophy on the holocaust --
Hero, Israel : Troy and the Torah --
"On one leg" : the stability of monotheism --
"Where were you?" : the logic of the Book of Job --
"Let them have dominion" : the Bible and the natural world --
"Because ... God rested" : philosophy on the sabbath --
"In the day that you shall eat": do and die --
Eat, pray, smoke : Halakhah for the Goldsteins and the Goyim --
God loves you, Christopher Hitchens --
Jerry and Jewry : ethnicity and humanity in G.A. Cohen --
"O God, O Montreal!": Charles Taylor and turbo-charged humanism --
A plea for ontology : Thomas Nagel's mind and cosmos --
Phenomenology and analysis : a bridge over the saters.
Responsibility: Mark Glouberman.
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Persons and Other Things looks closely at the Bible as a philosophical work, asking insightful questions about how to interpret the Hebrew Bible, what it means to be Jewish, and how to live a  Read more...


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