Confrontation; The Existential Thought of Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik

Confrontation; The Existential Thought of Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik

by Zvi Kolitz
     
 

For two generations Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (the 'Rav') has expounded an existential approach to Jewish thought and a mastery of the arcana and profundities of Jewish law and philosophy that are seldom matched. "The Halakhic Man," The "Halakhic Mind," "The Lonely Man of Faith," and "On Repentance" have defined the parameters of modern Orthodox thought and…  See more details below

Overview

For two generations Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (the 'Rav') has expounded an existential approach to Jewish thought and a mastery of the arcana and profundities of Jewish law and philosophy that are seldom matched. "The Halakhic Man," The "Halakhic Mind," "The Lonely Man of Faith," and "On Repentance" have defined the parameters of modern Orthodox thought and provided the modern Jew with a deeper understandIng of man's place in the world. In these compelling analyses of his world view, Zvi Kolitz examines the existential strains In Rabbi Soloveitchik's religious, and philosophical system. Thus, Kolitz stresses man's dual task of shaping creation by shaping himself. His purpose in the world corresponds to deeply felt needs within himself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881254310
Publisher:
KTAV Publishing House, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.74(d)

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