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introduction to modern Jewish thinkers

from Spinoza to Soloveitchik

by Alan T. Levenson

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- History -- Modern period, 1750-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlan T. Levenson.
    ContributionsKlein, Roger C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM190 .L48 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3410333M
    ISBN 100742546063, 0742546071
    LC Control Number2005026333

    Are you curious about Judaism? Are you thinking of choosing Judaism? Here are some excellent resources to explore on your journey. Books. Living a Jewish Life by Anita Diamant: This book opens the door to Jewish tradition and offers a modern look at creating a Jewish home, and the cycle of the Jewish year, life cycle celebrations and more.; Lights in the Forest: Rabbis Respond to Twelve. The thought of major thinkers is presented clearly in its historical context. There are a number of good insights and stimulating questions. This book could become the standard text for courses in modern Jewish thought." -- Kenneth Seeskin, Northwestern University The book is divided into three sections.

    His thoughts on religion are expressed in his book, "Thinkers and Believers." He also wrote an introduction to modern Jewish thought called "Faith and Reason." Sources: Joint Authority for Jewish Zionist Education. Drawing on Leora Batnitzky’s, How Judaism Became a Religion: An Introduction to Modern Jewish Thought (Princeton University Press, ), this course will enlighten Jews and non-Jews alike about the ideas and influential thinkers that have shaped Judaism and the Jewish identity. We will also explore parallels with other faith traditions.

    This class is intended to serve as a broad introduction to Jewish life in the modern era movements and thinkers in an effort to flesh out the contours and the Jew in the Modern World book to class for the group discussions. Additional guidelines will be provided. Get this from a library! An introduction to modern Jewish philosophy. [Claire Elise Katz] -- "How Jewish is modern Jewish philosophy? The question at first appears nonsensical, until we consider that the chief issues with which Jewish philosophers have engaged, from the Enlightenment through.


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In How Judaism Became a Religion, Leora Batnitzky boldly argues that this question more than any other has driven modern Jewish thought since the eighteenth wide-ranging and lucid introduction tells the story of how Judaism came to be defined as a religion in the modern period--and why Jewish thinkers.

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This is an ideal textbook 5/5(K). Adult Education Curriculum to accompany the use of Alan T. Levenson's book as a primary text: Modern Jewish Thinkers: An Introduction By Rabbi Barbara Penzner 42 pages, coil bound This volume is for purchase by instructors of adult education courses which use the Levenson book as their primary text.

The best textbook introduction to the important thinkers of Judaism, medieval and modern. A balanced, fair and thoughtful understanding of how great Jews have thought about the Judaic issues of faith and life.

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The culmination of Eliezer Schweid’s life-work as a Jewish intellectual historian, this five-volume work provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary account of the major thinkers and movements in modern Jewish thought, in the context of general philosophy and Jewish social-political historical developments, with extensive primary source excerpts.

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Alan Levenson teaches Jewish history and thought at Siegal College. "Modern Jewish Thinkers: An Introduction offers a non-technical, user-friendly guide to the most important modern Jewish thinkers and movements. Biographical and historical introductions precede a discussion of each thinker's major works, principle ideas, and enduring legacy.

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Jewish Religion 6. Jewish Secularism Part III Modern Jewish Philosophy Introduction to Part III 7. Baruch Spinoza 8. Mendelssohn and Modern Jewish Thought 9.

Hermann Cohen Martin Buber Franz Rosenzweig 12 Mordecai Kaplan Emil Fackenhim and Contemporary Jewish Price: $This wide-ranging and lucid introduction tells the story of how Judaism came to be defined as a religion in the modern period—and why Jewish thinkers have fought as well as championed this idea.