The Body of Faith: God and the People Israel / Edition 2

The Body of Faith: God and the People Israel / Edition 2

by Michael Wyschogrod
     
 

ISBN-10: 1568219105

ISBN-13: 9781568219103

Pub. Date: 10/01/2000

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The original edition of this book describes it as an attempt to 'develop a comprehensive understanding of traditional Judaism in conversation with contemporary philosophical and Christian thought.' This book has been praised by many as one of the most exciting and inspiring books of Jewish theology to be published in a long time.  See more details below

Overview

The original edition of this book describes it as an attempt to 'develop a comprehensive understanding of traditional Judaism in conversation with contemporary philosophical and Christian thought.' This book has been praised by many as one of the most exciting and inspiring books of Jewish theology to be published in a long time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568219103
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
870,427
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
Ch. 1A Partial Knowledge1
1Light and Knowledge1
2Biblical Reason3
3A Dark Reason7
4The Indwelling of God11
5Failure14
6Sacrifices17
7Israel as Sacrifice21
8Permitted Knowledge29
9Postbiblical Options34
Ch. 2A Chosen Nation40
1Jewish Philosophy40
2Marrano Philosophers43
3Jewish and Christian Philosophy52
4Love and Election58
5National Election65
6Two Traditions70
7Reformation Thought and Judaism75
Ch. 3The Personality of God82
1God as Person82
2God as Thou86
3Personhood and Emanation91
4The Body96
5Some Traits of God100
6Psychological Dynamics104
7God and Man108
8A Partner in the Human Encounter113
9Love119
Ch. 4Created Being125
1Being and Existence125
2Nonbeing and the One130
3Heidegger and the A Priori133
4God and Being137
5Ontology and Human Being143
6The Lord of Being149
7Deontology155
8God beyond Being160
9Created Being164
10Demythologization169
Ch. 5Ethics and Jewish Existence173
1Jewish Thought173
2Jewish Thought and the Jewish People174
3A Carnal Election175
4Historicity177
5Biblical and Rabbinic Ethics179
6The Ethical Secedes181
7Jewish Disobedience182
8The Law185
9Insecurity187
10The Centrality of the Ethical190
11A Nonautonomous Ethic191
12The Ethical and Law195
13Self-Alienation in Law197
14God and Law199
15What Is the Law?201
16The Particular Situation204
17The Law and the Silence of God208
18God, Torah, and Israel211
19The Ethical and the Universal215
20The Ethical and History218
21Ethics, Cult, and Land222
Ch. 6The Unrealized224
1Expecting the Unexpected224
2Process Philosophy226
3The Present227
4Renewal230
5History233
6History and Law236
7The Jewish People238
8Israel243
9Art247
10Family252
11Messianic Judaism254
Notes257
Index263

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