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Jewish thought in the 20th century

Eliezer Schweid

Jewish thought in the 20th century

an introduction

by Eliezer Schweid

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Published by Scholars Press in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- 20th century.,
  • Jews -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementby Eliezer Schweid ; translated by Amnon Hadary.
    SeriesSouth Florida studies in the history of Judaism -- no.40
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM565
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 407 p. ;
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22261907M
    ISBN 101555406920

    Distinguished philosopher Hilary Putnam, who is also a practicing Jew, questions the thought of three major Jewish philosophers of the 20th century—Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, and Emmanuel Levinas—to help him reconcile the philosophical and religious sides of his life.   What is the role of Judaism and Jewish existence in America? And what role does America play in matters Jewish? American Jewish Thought Since Writings on Identity, Engagement & Belief, edited by Rabbi Michael Marmur ’92, Ph.D., and Rabbi David Ellenson ’77, Ph.D., considers these questions and offers a look at how the diverse body of Jewish thought developed within the .

    "The twentieth century has often been a bloody one for Jerusalem. But it has also been a century of creativity and satisfaction, exuberant life, determination, civic achievement, and perpetual hope." —from Jerusalem in the Twentieth CenturyJerusalem today is a vibrant, flourishing city, the capital of an independent nation, and the vital center of worship for three world religions.   Contemporary Jewish Theology: A Reader, edited by Elliot N. Dorff and Louis E. is an introduction to Jewish thought in bite-size pieces. This fine collection offers good tastes of the writings of great Jewish theologians of the early 20th century (such as Martin Buber, Mordecai Kaplan, and Abraham Joshua Heschel), with contemporary reflections on major themes .

    In , the acclaimed Twentieth Century Religious Thought Library expands to include Volume III, Judaism. The new volume is a gathering of , pages of the most important works and primary sources for the study of Judaism, including voices from regions around the world. And he says that if you had to rank them in the importance people thought they had in the 20th century, America comes last, Palestine in the middle and Moscow is the most important Jewish city, and the central Jewish experience of the 20th century is the Soviet one.


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