David R. Blumenthal: Living with God and Humanity

David R. Blumenthal: Living with God and Humanity

by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Aaron W. Hughes

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Overview

The Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers showcases outstanding Jewish thinkers who have made lasting contributions to constructive Jewish philosophy in the second half of the 20th century and early 21st century. Each volume is devoted to one particular thinker and is meant to show the thinker's relationship; to the Jewish philosophical past and to contemporary Jewish existence. Each volume follows the same structure: an overview essay, several seminal essays by the philosopher, an interview with the editors, and a select bibliography of 120 items. Together the volumes in the Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers will feature the diversity and vitality of contemporary Jewish philosophy, will stimulate discussion on Jewish philosophical response to contemporary challenges, and will chart new paths for Jewish philosophy in the 21st century. Available in print and electronically, the books in the Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers will be ideal for use in diverse educational settings (e.g., college-level courses, rabbinic seminaries, adult Jewish learning, and interreligious dialogue).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004279735
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/25/2014
Series: Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers Series
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Hava Tirosh-Samuelson is Professor of History, Irving and Miriam Lowe Professor of Modern Judaism, and Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.

Aaron W. Hughes holds the Philip S. Bernstein Chair of Jewish Studies in the Department of Religion and Classics at the University of Rochester.

Table of Contents

The Contributors
Editors' Introduction to Series
David R. Blumenthal: An Intellectual Portrait Hava Tirosh-Samuelson
Personality as an Attribute of God
Liturgies of Anger
How MIght Another Shoah Be Prevented?
Maimonides' Philosophic Mysticism
Interview with David R. Blumenthal Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes
Select Bibliography

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