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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


Teachers and Traders: Jews and Social Purpose

Adam Sutcliffe

in What Are Jews For?: History, Peoplehood, and Purpose

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691188805
eISBN:
9780691201931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691188805.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter pays close attention to the nineteenth century when philosophical abstraction was displaced as the core of thinking on Jewish purpose in an effort to make sense of the dramatic social, ... More


Reason, Toleration, Emancipation: Jews and Philosophical Purpose

Adam Sutcliffe

in What Are Jews For?: History, Peoplehood, and Purpose

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691188805
eISBN:
9780691201931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691188805.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter centers on the eighteenth century as the period in which the primary purpose of Jews was to sharpen the elaboration of key philosophical concepts. It explores the work of Pierre Bayle, ... More


Was there a ‘Haskalah’ in England? Reconsidering an Old Question

David B. Ruderman

in New Perspectives on the Haskalah

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774617
eISBN:
9781800340145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774617.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates a largely unexplored facet of English Jewish history, reopening the issue of whether there was a Haskalah in England. Historians generally contend that the modernization of ... More


Beginnings

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the earliest manifestations of systematic philosophy in al-Andalus, as well as their religious and political context. The second half of the tenth century was a watershed in ... 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


Introduction

Daniel J. Lasker

in Jewish Philosophical Polemics Against Christianity in the Middle Ages: With a New Introduction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113515
eISBN:
9781800340411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113515.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the historical relationship between Judaism and Christianity, which had not been peaceful. Through the ages, Christian thinkers had made Judaism the ... More


Jewish Views of World Religions: Four Models

Alan Brill and Rori Picker Neiss

in Jewish Theology and World Religions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764098
eISBN:
9781800340190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764098.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses four models that past and present Jewish thinkers have adopted in understanding other religions and urge Jews to hold on to multiple models in tension with each other. Jewish ... More


Jews and Their Roman Rivals: Pagan Rome's Challenge to Israel

Katell Berthelot

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691199290
eISBN:
9780691220420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691199290.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Throughout their history, Jews have lived under a succession of imperial powers, from Assyria and Babylonia to Persia and the Hellenistic kingdoms. This book shows how the Roman Empire posed a unique ... More


Sa'adyah Gaon

Robert Brody

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113881
eISBN:
9781800340046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113881.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Sa'adyah Gaon was an outstanding tenth-century Jewish thinker — a prominent rabbi, philosopher, and exegete. He was a pioneer in the fields in which he toiled, and was an inspiration and basis for ... More


From Maimonides to Duran

Menachem Kellner

in Dogma in Medieval Jewish Thought: From Maimonides to Abravanel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113218
eISBN:
9781800340374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113218.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the important thinkers who came after Moses Maimonides’ time. During this period there were three basic ways of relating to Maimonides the philosopher, theologian, and ... More


Chapter Summaries

Matthew Lagrone

in Image of the Non-Jew in Judaism: A Historical and Constructive Study of the Noahide Laws

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764074
eISBN:
9781800340527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764074.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter provides summaries for each of the chapters in this book. The first chapter traces the origins of the Noahide laws, which were considered obligatory for all time, and would be the ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Menachem Kellner

in Dogma in Medieval Jewish Thought: From Maimonides to Abravanel

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113218
eISBN:
9781800340374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113218.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter summarizes some of the main points discussed in the previous chapters. It then draws some conclusions. The chapter first turns to the question of heresy. When considering the ... More


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