history of modern jewish religious philosophy volume ii

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History Of Modern Jewish Religious Philosophy

Author : Eliezer Schweid
ISBN : 9789004290372
Genre : Religion
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A comprehensive, interdisciplinary account of modern Jewish thought, Volume 2 (of 5) covers the major thinkers of the nineteenth-century German-Jewish religious movements and the east-European Haskalah, with extensive primary source excerpts.

The Classic Jewish Philosophers

Author : Eliezer Schweid
ISBN : 9789004162136
Genre : Religion
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This book provides a standard reference of the major medieval Jewish philosophers, as well as an eminently readable narrative of the course of medieval Jewish philosophical thought, presented as a response to the spiritual-intellectual challenges facing Judaism in that period.

How Judaism Became A Religion

Author : Leora Batnitzky
ISBN : 9781400839711
Genre : Religion
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Is Judaism a religion, a culture, a nationality--or a mixture of all of these? In How Judaism Became a Religion, Leora Batnitzky boldly argues that this question more than any other has driven modern Jewish thought since the eighteenth century. This wide-ranging and lucid introduction tells the story of how Judaism came to be defined as a religion in the modern period--and why Jewish thinkers have fought as well as championed this idea. Ever since the Enlightenment, Jewish thinkers have debated whether and how Judaism--largely a religion of practice and public adherence to law--can fit into a modern, Protestant conception of religion as an individual and private matter of belief or faith. Batnitzky makes the novel argument that it is this clash between the modern category of religion and Judaism that is responsible for much of the creative tension in modern Jewish thought. Tracing how the idea of Jewish religion has been defended and resisted from the eighteenth century to today, the book discusses many of the major Jewish thinkers of the past three centuries, including Moses Mendelssohn, Abraham Geiger, Hermann Cohen, Martin Buber, Zvi Yehuda Kook, Theodor Herzl, and Mordecai Kaplan. At the same time, it tells the story of modern orthodoxy, the German-Jewish renaissance, Jewish religion after the Holocaust, the emergence of the Jewish individual, the birth of Jewish nationalism, and Jewish religion in America. More than an introduction, How Judaism Became a Religion presents a compelling new perspective on the history of modern Jewish thought.

Provocative Columns Volume Ii

Author : Bruce Warshal
ISBN : 9781491725573
Genre : Religion
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The Jewish Journal of South Florida is the largest Jewish newspaper in America. It boasts an open marketplace of ideas on its opinion-editorial pages, featuring columns from the left and the right on the political and religious continuums. Rabbi Bruce Warshal upholds the liberal tradition both in politics and religion on those pages. “This collection of columns, which originally appeared in the South Florida Jewish Journal from 2009-2014, lives up to its title. The writer – a lawyer, rabbi, publisher, and Jewish community executive – is a provocateur par excellence. He pulls no punches, challenging conventional wisdom on issues of religion, the Middle East, and American Jewish life. Some will agree, others not; but all will be engaged and educated by his forceful and informed presentation.” —FREDERICK E. GREENSPAHN, Gimelstob Eminent Scholar of Judaic Studies, Florida Atlantic University

Lectures On The Philosophy Of Religion

Author : Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
ISBN : 0520203720
Genre : Philosophy
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These lectures represent the final, and in some ways the decisive, element of Hegel's entire philosophical system. This volume contains Hegel's philosophical interpretation of the history of religions, specifically of primitive religion, the religion of ancient China, Buddhism, Hinduism, Persian and Egyptian religions, and Jewish, Greek and Roman religion.

The Monotheists Jews Christians And Muslims In Conflict And Competition Volume Ii

Author : F. E. Peters
ISBN : 9781400825714
Genre : Religion
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The world's three great monotheistic religions have spent most of their historical careers in conflict or competition with each other. And yet in fact they sprung from the same spiritual roots and have been nurtured in the same historical soil. This book--an extraordinarily comprehensive and approachable comparative introduction to these religions--seeks not so much to demonstrate the truth of this thesis as to illustrate it. Frank Peters, one of the world's foremost experts on the monotheistic faiths, takes Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and after briefly tracing the roots of each, places them side by side to show both their similarities and their differences. Volume I, The Peoples of God, tells the story of the foundation and formation of the three monotheistic communities, of their visible, historical presence. Volume II, The Words and Will of God, is devoted to their inner life, the spirit that animates and regulates them. Peters takes us to where these religions live: their scriptures, laws, institutions, and intentions; how each seeks to worship God and achieve salvation; and how they deal with their own (orthodox and heterodox) and with others (the goyim, the pagans, the infidels). Throughout, he measures--but never judges--one religion against the other. The prose is supple, the method rigorous. This is a remarkably cohesive, informative, and accessible narrative reflecting a lifetime of study by a single recognized authority in all three fields. The Monotheists is a magisterial comparison, for students and general readers as well as scholars, of the parties to one of the most troubling issues of today--the fierce, sometimes productive and often destructive, competition among the world's monotheists, the siblings called Jews, Christians, and Muslims.

Philosopher Of Revelation

Author : Joshua O. Haberman
ISBN : 0827603533
Genre : Religion
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