Contemporary Jewish Theology

Contemporary Jewish Theology : A Reader

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A collection of 20th-century Jewish writings. This anthology highlights the enormous range of theological viewpoints and methods that have characterized Jewish theological reflection in modern times. Including representative selections from both pre- and post-World War II thinkers, with emphasis on writings since the 1960s the volume offers essays on God; creation; revelation; redemption; covenant/chosenness; law; the Holocaust; and the modern State of Israel.show more

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  • Hardback | 538 pages
  • 167.6 x 236.2 x 30.5mm | 884.52g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • further reading lists
  • 0195114663
  • 9780195114669

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Preface; Acknowledgments; I. INTRODUCTION; 1. An Incessantly Gushing Fountain: The Nature of Jewish Theology; II. CLASSICAL THEOLOGIANS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: APPROACHES TO GOD; 2. Religion of Reason Out of the Sources of Judaism; 3. The Star of Redemption; 4. I and Thou; 5. A Thirst for the Living God; and The Pangs of Cleansing; 6. God as the Power that Makes for Salvation; 7. God in Search of Men; III. CONTEMPORARY REFLECTIONS ON TRADITIONAL THEMES; A. GOD; 8. Belief in a Personal God: The Position of Liberal Supernaturalism; 9. In Search of God; 10. From God to Godliness: Proposal for a Predicate Theology; 11. Toward a Feminist Jewish Reconstruction of Monotheism; and Further Thoughts on Liturgy as an Expression of Theology; 12. Jewish Feminist Theology; B. CREATION; 13. The Wings of the Dove: Jewish Values, Science, and Halachah; 14. Seek My Face, Speak My Name; C. REVELATION; 15. Revelation in the Jewish Tradition; 16. Sacred Fragments: Recovering Theology for the Modern Jew; D. REDEMPTION; 17. The Natural and the Supernatural Jew; 18. On Jewish Eschatology; E. COVENANT/CHOSENNESS; 19. Renewing the Covenant; 20. The Election of Israel; 21. The Body of Faith; 22. Standing Again at Sinai; 23. A Jewish Theology of Jewish Relations to Other Peoples; F. LAW; 24. Halakhic Man; 25. Some Criteria for Modern Jewish Observance; 26. Dynamics of Judaism; 27. Engendering Judaism; IV. TWO PIVOTAL EXPERIENCES IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; A. THE HOLOCAUST; 28. Faith after the Holocaust; 29. After Auschwitz; 30. The Jewish Return into History; and To Mend the World; 31. Cloud of Smoke, Pillar of Fire: Judaism, Christianity, and Modernity after the Holocaust; B. THE STATE OF ISRAEL; 32. Exile as a Neurotic Solution; 33. The Third Jewish Commonwealth; 35. Beyond Innocence and Redemption; V. LOOKING TOWARD THE FUTURE OF JEWISH THOUGHT: A SYMPOSIUM; 36. New Directions in Jewish Theology in America; 37. Another Perspective on Theological Directions for the Jewish Future; 38. The Nature and Direction of Modern Jewish Theology: Some Thoughts Occasioned by Arthur Green; 39. B'nei Ezra: An Introduction to Textual Reasoning; Suggestions for Further Reading; Biographical Sketchesshow more

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