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The Name of God in Levinas's Philosophy

Robert Gibbs

in Saintly Influence: Edith Wyschogrod and the Possibilities of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230877
eISBN:
9780823235612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230877.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that the practice that ensures the open and irruptible nature of the future is that of philosophy. Through a treatment of the oscillation between ... More


Kenotic Overflow and Temporal Transcendence: Angelic Embodiment and the Alterity of Time in Abraham Abulafia

Elliot R. Wolfson

in Saintly Influence: Edith Wyschogrod and the Possibilities of Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230877
eISBN:
9780823235612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230877.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter engages in a patient reconstruction of the philosophy of time by turning to a text by the medieval kabbalist Abraham Abulafia that explicitly treats the ... More


The Law of Blasphemy

David Novak

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/9781906764074.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the law of blasphemy. Blasphemy is the explicit rejection of the God of Israel, who is also the God of the whole world, as a fundamental aspect (yesod) of Judaism. According to ... More


The Kingdom of God in the Little Sanctuary

Bracha Yaniv

in The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764371
eISBN:
9781800343436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764371.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses whether the visual manifestation of the Torah ark as the Throne of Glory symbolizes God's presence and analyses the base and the upper section of the ark. It examines arks that ... More


Ma shemo? The Name of God in the German Jewish Bible

Abigail Gillman

in A History of German Jewish Bible Translation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226477695
eISBN:
9780226477862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477862.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Rendering the Tetragrammaton poses the “ultimate challenge” for the Bible translator--and German Jewish translators eagerly took up the gauntlet. Mendelssohn made the radical decision to call the ... More


Theology Beyond Postmodernism

Tina Beattie

in Theology after Postmodernity: Divining the Void--A Lacanian Reading of Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199566075
eISBN:
9780191747359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566075.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the influence of postmodernism on theology, focusing on a debate published in the journal Modern Theology between Richard Kearney, John Caputo, and John P. Manoussakis on the ... More


Naming an Unnamable God: Divine Being or Divine Becoming

James A. Diamond

in Jewish Theology Unbound

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198805694
eISBN:
9780191843648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805694.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

One of the most crucial sources for divulging knowledge about the nature of God and his relationship with his creation are the various names by which God is identified throughout the Hebrew Bible and ... More


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