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20th Century Jewish Religious Thought
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20th Century Jewish Religious Thought
Edition: 1
Creators: Arthur A. Cohen, Paul Mendes-Flohr
Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society
Pub. date: 02/01/2009
Lib. SRP: 60.00 USD
Ret. SRP: 60.00 USD
Format: Adobe PDF eBook
ISBN: 9780827609716
DRM Level: Adobe Content Server 4
Min. Version: Adobe Digital Editions
File size: 38085 KB
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
Keywords:
   Dictionaries, Judaism
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Short Description:
   

JPS is proud to reissue Cohen and Mendes-Flohr's classic work, perhaps the most important, comprehensive anthology available on 20th century Jewish thought.

This outstanding volume presents 140 concise yet authoritative essays by renowned Jewish figures Eugene Borowitz, Emil Fackenheim, Blu Greenberg, Susannah Heschel, Jacob Neusner, Gershom Scholem, Adin Steinsaltz, and many others. They define and reflect upon such central ideas as charity, chosen people, death, family, love, myth, suffering, Torah, tradition and more.

With entries from Aesthetics to Zionism, this book provides striking insights into both the Jewish experience and the Judeo-Christian tradition.

Full Description:
   

JPS is proud to reissue Cohen and Mendes-Flohr's classic work, perhaps the most important, comprehensive anthology available on 20th century Jewish thought.

This outstanding volume presents 140 concise yet authoritative essays by renowned Jewish figures Eugene Borowitz, Emil Fackenheim, Blu Greenberg, Susannah Heschel, Jacob Neusner, Gershom Scholem, Adin Steinsaltz, and many others. They define and reflect upon such central ideas as charity, chosen people, death, family, love, myth, suffering, Torah, tradition and more.

With entries from Aesthetics to Zionism, this book provides striking insights into both the Jewish experience and the Judeo-Christian tradition.

Reviews:
  New York Times Book Review
      "A major achievement."
  Library Journal
      "Excellent ... Not only scholars but general readers will profit from this superb anthology."
  Hadassah
      "...the best that contemporary Jewry has to offer."
  The September 10, 2009 Jewish Exponent
      "There's perhaps no way that any reviewer, in such a relatively small space, could possibly convey the riches that have been amassed ... between the covers of 20th Century Jewish Religious Thought."
  Jewish Herald Voice
      "The great strength of these essays is that they were written for the layman, without academic jargon but without oversimplification. No other reference book has brought me so much pleasure over the years."
Creator Marketing:
  Arthur A. Cohen     
     

Arthur A. Cohen was the author of Martin Buber (1959), The Natural and the Supernatural Jew: An Historical and Theological Introduction (1962), The Myth of the Judeo-Christian Tradition (1970), and The Tremendum: A Theological Interpretation of the Holocaust (1981). He also edited the theological writings of Milton Steinberg. An acclaimed novelist, his Artists and Enemies was published posthumously in October 1986.

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