Beyond the Verse: Talmudic Readings and Lectures / Edition 1

Beyond the Verse: Talmudic Readings and Lectures / Edition 1

by Emmanuel Levinas
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0826499031

ISBN-13: 9780826499035

Pub. Date: 12/11/2007

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This new volume in the Impacts series brings together an important collection of essays by Emmanuel Levinas, a leading philosopher of the 20th century, dating from between 1969 and 1980. The essays consider specific Jewish problems: exegetic methodology, points of Jewish doctrine, Jewish religious philosophy, and contemporary political and cultural issues. It

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This new volume in the Impacts series brings together an important collection of essays by Emmanuel Levinas, a leading philosopher of the 20th century, dating from between 1969 and 1980. The essays consider specific Jewish problems: exegetic methodology, points of Jewish doctrine, Jewish religious philosophy, and contemporary political and cultural issues. It also includes five Talmudic readings. Beyond the Verse will be of interest to readers throughout the wider philosophical and religious communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826499035
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/11/2007
Series:
Impacts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 6.59(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Translator's Note
Author's Note
Foreword
FIDELITIES
1. Demanding Judaism
TALMUDIC READINGS
2. Model of the West
3. Cities of Refuge
4. Who Plays Last?
5. The Pact
6. On Religious Language and the Fear of God
THEOLOGIES
7. On the Jewish Reading of Scriptures
8. The Name of God According to a Few Talmudic Texts
9. Revelation in the Jewish Tradition
10. 'In the Image of God', According to Rabbi Hayyim Volozhiner
11. Spinoza's Background
ZIONISMS
12. The State of Caesar and the State of David
13. Politics After!
14. Assimilation and New Culture
Notes Index

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