Proceedings of the Academy for Jewish Philosophy (Studies in Judaism)

Proceedings of the Academy for Jewish Philosophy (Studies in Judaism)

By: Norbert M. Samuelson (author), David Novak (author)Hardback

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This book grew out of three annual meetings (1987, 1988, and 1989) of the Academy for Jewish Philosophy. The essays included in this volume deal with major issues of Jewish faith in our age and present a diversity of interpretations and positions by the leading Jewish thinkers in North America. Contents: Judaism and God-Talk: Eternal Truths in Changing Form; Jewish Philosophy in Covenantal Context; There's No God Unless God Talks: A Study of Max Kadushin as Rabbinic Pragmatist; Judaism and God-Talk; The Positive Contribution of Negative Theology; In Defense of Images; Idolatry and Love of Appearances: Maimonides and Plato on False Wisdom; Judaism and the Varieties of Idolatrous Experience; The Inevitability of Idolatry; Basic Concepts in Rabbinic Hermeneutics; Hermeneutics in Contemporary Jewish Ethics; Midrash and History in Holocaust Interpretation; Buber's Biblical Hermeneutics and Narrative Biblical Theology.

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  • ISBN13: 9780819179258
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 426
  • ID: 9780819179258
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 0819179256

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