Judaism and Modernity: The Religious Philosophy of David Hartman

Judaism and Modernity: The Religious Philosophy of David Hartman

by David Hartman, Jonathan W. Malino
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754639312

ISBN-13: 9780754639312

Pub. Date: 09/30/2004

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

In Judaism and Modernity, prominent Israeli and American scholars of philosophy, religion, law, political theory, and Judaism engage David Hartman's wide-ranging and provocative work. Touched by Hartman's passion for religious dialogue, humanism, and the interplay of traditional texts and modern thought, the contributors advance their own ideas on the philosophy of…  See more details below

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In Judaism and Modernity, prominent Israeli and American scholars of philosophy, religion, law, political theory, and Judaism engage David Hartman's wide-ranging and provocative work. Touched by Hartman's passion for religious dialogue, humanism, and the interplay of traditional texts and modern thought, the contributors advance their own ideas on the philosophy of religion, religious anthropology, pluralism, Zionism, and medieval Jewish philosophy. This is a collection for students, professional academicians, and all who seek ways to incorporate the wisdom of the past into the evolving wisdom of the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754639312
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
09/30/2004
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Judaism in light of the rebirth of the state of Israel : the philosophy of David Hartman3
David Hartman and the crisis in modern faith25
In what sense is David Hartman a Jewish theologian?35
Interpretation beyond metaphysics53
Why David Hartman isn't a "philosophical theologian"65
Time and religious consciousness in the thought of David Hartman79
From anthropology to metaphysics : David Hartman on divine intervention104
Mastery and hubris in Judaism : the religious anthropology of David Hartman121
Educating for spiritual maturity : Hartman's interpretation of Judaism as a "religion for adults"133
Biblical faith and the roots of human dignity151
Adam and our selves158
The Akedah in the thought of David Hartman171
The covenant of conscience187
Memory198
A faith-ful Jewish critical interpretation of the Bible210
The rabbinic ideal of the peacemaker : David Hartman reads Maimonides' laws of Hanukkah216
Love thy companion as thyself : musings on its usage in Tannaitic literature and the sermon on the mount228
The pluralism of David Hartman237
David Hartman, Paul van Buren and Franz Rosenzweig on Jewish-Christian dialogue249
David Hartman on the attitudes of Soloveitchik and Heschel towards Christianity262
Can interpretive freedom be unlimited?274
Interpretive fluidity and P'sak in a case of Pidyon Sh'vuyim : a modern Israeli responsum illuminated by the thought of David Hartman286
Zionism and Judaism308
Israel and the creation of pluralistic covenental community326
Strangers in our home : Hartman on peace with the Palestinians345
Maimonides on Amalek, self-corrective mechanisms, and the war against idolatry359
The unity of Maimonides' religious thought : the laws of mourning as a case study393
Maimonides on the "normality" of Hebrew413
Who has implanted within us eternal life : Judah Halevi on immortality and the afterlife445
AppDavid Hartman's life and thought467
AppWritings of David Hartman470

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