J?dische Existenz in der Moderne: Abraham Geiger und die Wissenschaft des Judentums

J?dische Existenz in der Moderne: Abraham Geiger und die Wissenschaft des Judentums

by Christian Wiese, Walter Homolka, Thomas Brechenmacher
     
 

In this book, internationally renowned historians reconstruct the biography and intellectual development of the rabbi and historian Abraham Geiger (1810–1874). The focus is on Geiger’s intellectual defense of Judaism’s right to exist, his efforts for a modernizing reform of the Jewish communities as well as his interpretation of the relationship

Overview

In this book, internationally renowned historians reconstruct the biography and intellectual development of the rabbi and historian Abraham Geiger (1810–1874). The focus is on Geiger’s intellectual defense of Judaism’s right to exist, his efforts for a modernizing reform of the Jewish communities as well as his interpretation of the relationship of Judaism to Christianity and Islam, which is also important for the current interreligious dialogue.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110247589
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
02/18/2013
Series:
Studia Judaica Series , #57
Pages:
473
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Christian Wiese, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt a.M.; Walter Homolka und Thomas Brechenmacher, Universität Potsdam.

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