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The prophetic faith

Author: Martin Buber
Publisher: Princeton ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, cop. 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Princeton University Press paperback edView all editions and formats

The author brings to a focus his interpretation of biblical religion as an existential confrontation between God and man in which God calls man, individual and collectivee, to decision; man responds,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Buber
ISBN: 9780691166247 0691166242
OCLC Number: 945450204
Description: XXV, 313 str. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction to the 2016 Edition ix 1 INTRODUCTION 1 2 THE SONG OF DEBORAH 10 3 ORIGINS 17 A The Shechem Assembly 17 B Mount Sinai 24 C YHVH and Israel 30 4 THE GOD OF THE FATHERS 38 5 HOLY EVENT 53 6 THE GREAT TENSIONS 74 A The Rule of God and the Rule of Man 74 B YHVH and the Baal 87 C The Struggle for the Revelation 99 7 THE TURNING TO THE FUTURE 119 A For the Sake of Righteousness .119 B For the Sake of Lovingkindness .137 C The Theopolitical Hour .156 8 THE GOD OF THE SUFFERERS 192 A Against the Sanctuary .192 B The Question .227 C The Mystery .251 Index of Scripture References 293
Responsibility: Martin Buber ; with a new introduction by Jon D. Levenson.


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"[In] The Prophetic Faith ... Buber does not get lost in the details of compositional, religious, or political history, nor does he hyperfocus on the exegesis of particular verses. Rather, his Read more...

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