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Introduction

Joshua A. Berman

in Created Equal: How the Bible Broke with Ancient Political Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374704
eISBN:
9780199871438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374704.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

The Introduction explores the social and economic structures of ancient Near Eastern societies identifying a divide between the dominant tribute imposing class and the dominated tribute bearing ... More


The Biblical Sources of Secularization

Harvey Cox

in The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158853
eISBN:
9781400848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158853.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter studies the biblical sources of secularization, showing how three pivotal elements in the biblical faith have each given rise to one aspect of secularization. The disenchantment of ... More


The History of Religion School

Mark D. Chapman

in Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter traces the history of the so-called History of Religion School in Wilhelmine Germany, which was of vital importance in the development of liberal theology before World War I. It shows ... More


Religion and Theology I: “Of Religion”

Devin Stauffer

in Hobbes's Kingdom of Light: A Study of the Foundations of Modern Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226552903
eISBN:
9780226553061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553061.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers Hobbes’s treatment of religion in the early chapters of Leviathan, especially in Chapter 12, “Of Religion.” In that chapter, Hobbes presents an account of the psychological ... More


Inventing Rabbis

Christine Hayes

in Early Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479896950
eISBN:
9781479825707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479896950.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The origin of rabbinic Judaism and its rise to dominance were debated in antiquity as they are today. Although the rabbis saw themselves as direct heirs of biblical religion and traced their ... More


Judaism, Islam, and Hellenism: The Conflict in Germany over the Origins of Kultur

Susannah Heschel

in Jewish Contribution to Civilization

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113522
eISBN:
9781800342644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113522.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discloses how the Jewish–Christian encounter spilled over into the study of other non-Western 'others' in Germany. It describes German intellectuals who referred to classical Hellenism ... More


Prophecy

Seymour Feldman

in Gersonides: Judaism within the Limits of Reason

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113447
eISBN:
9781800340152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113447.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains how prophets play an important role in Gersonides' theories of providence and miracles. As the recipient of the highest level of individual providence, the prophet receives ... More


Four Approaches to Women and the Jewish Experience

Judith R. Baskin

in Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732182
eISBN:
9780814733110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732182.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter discusses the book's four overarching themes. The first of these is the repercussions of the inherently androcentric characteristics of biblical religion and rabbinic ... More


Divine Providence

Seymour Feldman

in Gersonides: Judaism within the Limits of Reason

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113447
eISBN:
9781800340152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113447.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes questions about divine providence that have puzzled and perplexed not only philosophers and theologians but also the ordinary religious person throughout the ages. It gives ... More


God’s Failures

John K. Roth

in The Failures of Ethics: Confronting the Holocaust, Genocide, and Other Mass Atrocities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198725336
eISBN:
9780191792663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725336.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Religion was not a sufficient condition for the Holocaust, but it was a necessary one. What happened at Auschwitz is inconceivable without beliefs about God held first by Jews and then by Christians. ... More


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