Guides For an Age of Confusion: Studies in the Thinking of Avraham Y. Kook and Mordecai M. Kaplan / Edition 2

Guides For an Age of Confusion: Studies in the Thinking of Avraham Y. Kook and Mordecai M. Kaplan / Edition 2

by Jack Cohen, Jack J. Cohen
     
 

This book addresses the troubling questions confronting the modern Jewish worshiper by bringing to the reader the insights of twentieth-century Jewish theologians, as well as a variety of feminist theologians. By discussing these theologians, the author discusses a variety of obstacles to prayer: the inability to concentrate on the words and meaning of formal… See more details below

Overview

This book addresses the troubling questions confronting the modern Jewish worshiper by bringing to the reader the insights of twentieth-century Jewish theologians, as well as a variety of feminist theologians. By discussing these theologians, the author discusses a variety of obstacles to prayer: the inability to concentrate on the words and meaning of formal liturgies, the paucity of emotional involvement and lack of theological conviction among worshipers, and the anthropomorphic and, particularly, the masculine emphasis of prayer nomenclature. The result is a book of interest not just for Jewish worshipers but for anyone interested in the meaning of prayer and the modern approaches to it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823220021
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Edition description:
2
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: The Crisis of Prayer1
1Hermann Cohen9
2Franz Rosenzweig25
3Avraham Yitzhak HaKohen Kook43
4Mordecai M. Kaplan60
5Aaron Rote (Reb Arele)80
6Elie Munk96
7Abraham J. Heschel109
8Jakob J. Petuchowski127
9Eugene B. Borowitz146
10Lawrence A. Hoffman164
11Feminists182
12Can Prayer Be Revitalized?200
Glossary229
Index235

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >