Contemporary Jewish Religious Thought: Original Essays on Critical Concepts, Movements, and Beliefs

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Arthur Allen Cohen, Paul R. Mendes-Flohr
Free Press, 1988 - Religion - 1163 pages
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A collection of 140 essays by renowned figures on the fundamental concepts, beliefs and movements in historical and contemporary Jewish thought. Charity, chosen people, death, culture, family, freedom, history, love, immortality, myth, prayer, science, tradition and Torah are among the subjects addressed in this handbook of Jewish experience and thought.

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AGGADAH David Stern
7
ATHEISM Gershon Weiler
23
CATASTROPHE Alan Mintz
41
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Mendes-Flohr is professor of Jewish thought and an associate of the Franz Rosenzweig Center for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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