Divided Passions: Jewish Intellectuals and the Experience of Modernity

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Wayne State University Press, 1991 - Social Science - 449 pages
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Divided passions is a collection of essays in which Paul Mendes-Flohr writes about the problems that Buber, Rosenzweig, Bloch, Simon, Scholem, and others Jewish intellectuals tried to Crystallize and resolve.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
11
A Methodological
23
Reflections from
54
SelfHatred and the Jewish
67
Fin de Siecle Orientalism The Ostjuden and the Aesthetics
77
JewishChristian Theological Encounter
133
Realpolitik or Ethical Nationalism?
168
The Philosophical
181
Martin Bubers Conception of God
237
Two Views of Ritual and Religion
283
Franz Rosenzweig and the Crisis of Historicism
311
Ritual Observance in TwentiethCentury
341
The Eschatology of
370
Judah L Magnes
390
The Jew as Cosmopolitan
413
A NonPhilippic Credo
424

Martin Buber
194
Martin Buber and the Metaphysicians of Contempt
207

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About the author (1991)

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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