Talking about God: Exploring the Meaning of Religious Life with Kierkegaard, Buber, Tillich and Heschel

Talking about God: Exploring the Meaning of Religious Life with Kierkegaard, Buber, Tillich and Heschel

by Daniel F. Polish

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594734069
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/16/2011
Series: The Center for Religious Inquiry Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,157,807
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Daniel F. Polish, frequently teaches interfaith audiences at the Center for Religious Inquiry at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York City. He is author of Talking about God: Exploring the Meaning of Religious Life with Kierkegaard, Buber, Tillich and Heschel (SkyLight Paths), Bringing the Psalms to Life: How to Understand and Use the Book of Psalms and Keeping Faith with the Psalms: Deepen Your Relationship with God Using the Book of Psalms (both Jewish Lights), and has been a congregational rabbi for over thirty years.

Daniel F. Polish is available to speak on the following topics:

  • Jewish-Christian Relations: Accomplishments and Challenge
  • How to Make the Psalms Work for You
  • What Can Four Great Modern Theologians Tell Us about Our Religious Lives?
  • Jewish Religion and the Traditions of the East
  • Abraham, the Father of Three Faiths

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Table of Contents

Preface: Living in an Age of Dialogue ix
Acknowledgments xvii
Introduction: Thinking Religiously 1

1 Søren Kierkegaard
The Knight of Faith 21

2 Martin Buber
The Human-Divine Conversation: Religion as Relationship 49

3 Paul Tillich
The Quest for "The God Above God" 77

4 Abraham Joshua Heschel
God's Need for Man: Faith as a Call to Action 97

Conclusion: Naming the Unnameable:
Four Paths to Religious Understanding 125
Suggestions for Further Reading 129
Credits 133

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