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Studies in modern theology and prayer

Author: Jakob Josef Petuchowski; Elizabeth Petuchowski; Aaron M Petuchowski
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, ©1998.
Series: JPS scholar of distinction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This collection of 21 essays and studies represents a cross-section of the author's work, covering such topics as biblical and rabbinic thought, the frontiers of theology, confrontation with modernity, liturgy and reform, and the history.

Of reform Judaism.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jakob Josef Petuchowski; Elizabeth Petuchowski; Aaron M Petuchowski
ISBN: 0827605773 9780827605770
OCLC Number: 35758202
Description: xvii, 311 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Faith and works in the biblical confrontation of prophets and priests --
The concept of Teshubhah in the Bible and the Talmud --
The Mumar: a study in Rabbinic psychology --
Qol Adonai: a study in Rabbinic theology --
The rabbi and the tree (Abhoth 3:7) --
Frontiers of Jewish theology --
Plural models within the Halakhah --
Speaking of God --
Messianic dialectics within Judaism --
The concept of revelation in reform Judaism --
The danger of thinking in our ancestors' categories --
The quantification of piety --
Dissenting thoughts about the Holocaust --
"Jewish survival" and Anti-Semitism --
Some laws of Jewish liturgical development --
Liberal Halakhah and liturgy --
Modern misunderstandings of an ancient benediction --
From censorship prevention to theological reform: a study in the modern Jewish prayerbook --
Frankfurt Jewry: a model of transition to modernity --
Manuals and catechisms of the Jewish religion in the early period of emancipation --
Abraham Geiger and Samuel Holdheim: their differences in Germany and repercussions in America.
Series Title: JPS scholar of distinction series.
Responsibility: Jakob J. Petuchowski ; edited by Elizabeth R. Petuchowski and Aaron M. Petuchowski.

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This collection of 21 essays and studies represents a cross-section of the author's work, covering such topics as biblical and rabbinic thought, the frontiers of theology, confrontation with modernity, liturgy and reform, and the history.

Of reform Judaism.

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