Hope for Our Time: Key Trends in the Thought of Martin Buber

Hope for Our Time: Key Trends in the Thought of Martin Buber

by Avraham Shapira
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791441261

ISBN-13: 9780791441268

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Martin Buber’s work ranged across disciplines and modes of expression to include philosophy, religion, social studies, and literature. Buber never presented a comprehensive statement of his worldview in any of his central works and repeated time and again that he had no “doctrine.” In this book, Avraham Shapira traces the history of Buber’s…  See more details below

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Martin Buber’s work ranged across disciplines and modes of expression to include philosophy, religion, social studies, and literature. Buber never presented a comprehensive statement of his worldview in any of his central works and repeated time and again that he had no “doctrine.” In this book, Avraham Shapira traces the history of Buber’s ideas and locates underlying structures which unite Buber’s thought. Ultimately, Hope for Our Time shows the connection between Buber’s philosophy and his spiritual biography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791441268
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
SUNY series in Judaica: Hermeneutics, Mysticism, and Religion Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
263
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.61(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
Comments on Buber's Means of Expression13
1Polar Duality17
2The Cause and the Person: Destiny and Vocation41
3A Divided Heart and Man's Double51
4Existential Tensions and Early Struggles73
5A Conversion79
6Duality and Its Structures101
7Distance - Relation131
8Vortex - Direction161
9Moment - Eternity179
10Concluding Remarks193
Notes199
Bibliography235
Index251

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