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Emil Fackenheim: Fidelity and Recovery in the Post‐Holocaust Epoch

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, and in Chs. 6–9, an analysis and examination is made of the writings of the major American Jewish thinkers/theologians. The thinker addressed in this chapter is Emil Fackenheim, a ... More


The Reception of Post‐Holocaust Jewish Thought

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

An examination is made of some of the responses to the work of the five main Jewish thinkers/theologians, which was addressed in Chs. 6–10, and to the work of other post‐Holocaust Jewish thinkers. ... More


Irving Greenberg and the Post‐Holocaust Voluntary Covenant

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, and in Chs. 6–7, and 9–10, an analysis and examination is made of the writings of the major American Jewish thinkers/theologians. The thinker addressed in this chapter is Irving ... More


Richard Rubenstein and the New Paganism

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, and in the next four, an analysis and examination is made of the writings of the major American Jewish thinkers/theologians. The thinker addressed in this chapter is Richard ... More


Arthur Cohen and the Holocaust as Tremendum

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, and in Chs. 6–8, and 10, an analysis and examination is made of the writings of the major American Jewish thinkers/theologians. The thinker addressed in this chapter is Arthur Cohen, ... More


The Six Day War and American Jewish Life

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The impact of the Six Day Israeli–Arab War of May–June 1967 on American Jewish life and especially in the way American Jews perceived Israel and the Holocaust is considered. The events of that summer ... More


Eliezer Berkovits and the Tenacity of Faith

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, and in Chs. 6, and 8–10, an analysis and examination is made of the writings of the major American Jewish thinkers/theologians. The thinker addressed in this chapter is Eliezer ... More


Postmodernism, Tradition, Memory: The Contemporary Legacy of Post‐Holocaust Jewish Thought

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The contemporary legacy of the post‐Holocaust movement for modern Judaism and Jewish self‐understanding is considered in an examination of modernist and postmodernist thought. For various reasons, ... More


History and Essence: The Construction of a Modern Jewish Political Theology

Jerome Copulsky

in Political Theology for a Plural Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199769285
eISBN:
9780199345144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769285.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the attempts of modern liberal Jewish thinkers, responding to intellectual currents in political theory and liberal Protestant theology, and brute political facts, to construct ... More


Jews, Theatricality, and Modernity

Andrea Most

in Theatrical Liberalism: Jews and Popular Entertainment in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708194
eISBN:
9780814707982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708194.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Throughout the twentieth century, American Jews were instrumental in the development of the major industries and entertainment forms that provided mass culture to a majority of Americans: Broadway, ... More


Inside/Outside the University: Philosophy as Way and Problem in Cohen, Buber, and Rosenzweig

Willi Goetschel

in The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244966
eISBN:
9780823252510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244966.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the role of Hermann Cohen, Martin Buber, and Franz Rosenzweig as exponents of the development of Jewish philosophers from the period of the Wilhelminian Empire to the end of ... More


Strauss and His Contemporaries

Michael P. Zuckert and Catherine H. Zuckert

in Leo Strauss and the Problem of Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226135731
eISBN:
9780226135878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135878.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter highlights the distinctive character of Strauss’s response—both political and philosophical—to his difficult position as a Jewish student of philosophy in Weimar Germany by contrasting ... More


Literary Afterlife

in The Radical Enlightenment of Solomon Maimon: Judaism, Heresy, and Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751360
eISBN:
9780804767682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751360.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

As a writer and philosopher, Solomon Maimon acknowledged that his work was not as graceful as Moses Mendelssohn's mellifluous German prose or as architectonically grandiose as Immanuel Kant's ... More


Concepts of Scriptural Language in Midrash

Benjamin D. Sommer

in Jewish Concepts of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740620
eISBN:
9780814724798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740620.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers a definition of the term midrash, and explains how the rabbis viewed the language of scripture. One must acquire some appreciation for midrashic approaches to scripture, not only ... More


The Embarrassment of Joshua: Strategies for Interpreting the Biblical Account of the Conquest of Canaan in German-Jewish Neo-Orthodoxy in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

Matthias Morgenstern

in The Gift of the Land and the Fate of the Canaanites in Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959808
eISBN:
9780199366408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959808.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the texts of four nineteenth-century German-Jewish thinkers: Heinrich Graetz (1817–1891), R. Samson Raphael Hirsch (1808–1888), Isaac Breuer (1883–1946), and his brother Raphael ... More


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