Modern Jewish Thinkers : An Introduction
Highlighting well-known Jewish thinkers from a very wide spectrum of opinion, this text addresses a range of issues including: what makes a thinker Jewish?; what makes modern Jewish thought modern?; how have secular Jews integrated Jewish traditional thought with agnosticism? and what do Orthodox thinkers have to teach non-Orthodox Jews and vice versa?
- Hardback | 334 pages
- 157.48 x 233.68 x 30.48mm | 703.06g
- 01 Sep 2000
- Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
- Northvale NJ, United States
About Alan T. Levenson
Dr. Alan Levenson teaches Jewish History and Thought at the Laura and Alvin Siegal College of Judaic Studies. He received his BA and MA from Brown University and his doctorate from the Ohio State University. He has been a visiting professor at the College of William & Mary and at Case Western Reserve University. His publications on German Jewry, modern Jewish thought, and Jewish pedagogy have appeared in a variety of academic and non-academic journals. He has received fellowships from the Tel Aviv University, the Lucius Littauer Foundation, the German Academic Exchange Program, and the American Council of Learned Societies. He resides permanently in Shaker Heights with his wife, Hilary, and their son, Benjamin Ze'ev.