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Judaism After Modernity

by Eugene B. Borowitz

  • 167 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion & Beliefs,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Religion,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Judaism - Theology,
  • Religion / Judaism / General,
  • Judaism,
  • 20th Century,
  • Borowitz, Eugene B,
  • Reform Judaism,
  • Spiritual life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9530728M
    ISBN 100761813306
    ISBN 109780761813309

    Finally, the book's portrayal of individual resurrection, unprecedented in the Hebrew scriptures, is a definite reflection of Hellenistic culture that would be developed in both Jewish and Christian cultures following the destruction of the Second Temple. Judaism Modern Age. In modernity, Judaism has successfully met the challenges.   Divisions within Judaism, known as "movements," have developed in modern times as varying responses to secularism and modernity. Orthodox Judaism is the most conservative group, retaining nearly all traditional rituals and practices. Jews are known as the "People of the Book," an appropriate title. After the destruction of the Second Temple Adherents: 14 million.

      Yet as dazzling as Gauchet’s book can be-I would compare it in scope and importance to Hans Blumenberg’s The Legitimacy of the Modern Age, Pierre Manent’s The City of Man, and Charles Taylor’s Sources of the Self -the author’s understanding of modernity, his view of Christianity, and even his grasp of the problems besetting our. Don't get me wrong. There are several sections I enjoyed, but even in the beginning, Solomon might have been able to condense Judaism down to pages, but he extracted the joy and the energy. He is locked, in this book/format, in a strict academic style .

    Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik is Orthodoxy's most eloquent response to the challenges of modernity and to the critics of Modern Orthodoxy. A Torah giant of the highest caliber, the Rav was also a world-class philosopher. In his studies in Lithuania, he attained the stature of a rabbinic luminary. At the University of Berlin, he achieved the erudition of a philosophical prodigy.   "She promises one more book, to be entitled Judaism and Modernity, which will surely round off, or at least make more graspable, what is emerging as one of the most brilliant intellectual enterprises in recent years." Fergus Kerr, Journal of the British Sociological Association "This is a book to make one want to read philosophy once again/5(13).


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Judaism After Modernity presents a collection of writings by America's leading liberal Jewish theologian, who relates his activity as a prominent thinker in modern Judaism. Eugene B. Borowitz provides insights into his spiritual life and development as a prelude to Format: Hardcover. Judaism After Modernity is an excellent book for each of us who want to understand better the theological issues that face us in the "postmodern" era.

* Conservative Judaism Quarterly * The essays show how a first-rate theological mind does its work. Judaism After Modernity is an excellent book for each of us who want to understand better the theological issues that face us in the "postmodern" era.

Conservative Judaism Quarterly. The essays show how a first-rate theological mind does its Author: Eugene B. Borowitz. His newest book, After Emancipation: Jewish Religious Responses to Modernity, published by Hebrew Union College Press, was awarded the Dorot Foundation Award as the most outstanding book in Modern Jewish Thought and Experience in Rabbi Ellenson was named the eighth president of HUC-JIR in Steven Kepnes Colgate University.

The movement of Textual Reasoning (started by Peter Ochs, Robert Gibbs, and myself) has functioned for over a decade on the Internet, at meetings of the American Academy of Religion and the Association for Jewish Studies, as well as at special conferences especially devoted to Textual Reasoning.

Peter Ochs began Judaism After Modernity book original journal. Response to modernity: a history of the Reform Movement in Judaism User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Meyer, author of works on the religious and intellectual history of contemporary Jews, here presents a lucid and thorough history of the Reform movement in Judaism.

After analyzing the precedents for Read full review. In Judaism and Modernity Gillian Rose continues to develop a philosophical alternative to deconstruction and post-modernism by critically re-engaging the social and political issues at stake in every reconstruction.

The chapters cover Judaism and philosophy, ethics and law (Halacha), `The Future of Auschwitz', post-modern theology, Judaism and architecture, Cited by: Marmur, Dow | Judaism After the Holocaust. A quarter of a century ago, the leading Jewish theological journal, Judaism, published a symposium entitled, “Jewish Values in the Post Holocaust Future.” 1 One participant was Emil Fackenheim, at the time, a professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto.

His contribution to the symposium is best remembered for the. A more important reason for this significant attention relates to the facts that early Christianity emerged from Judaism and the book of Acts is a narrative about this “parting of the ways.” Although there is a long history of scholarship on this topic, attention has significantly increased during the last half-century.

Eugene Borowitz, the leading theologian associated with the Reform movement of American Judaism, has written an important and ambitious book.

Renewing the Covenant: A Theology for the Postmodern Jew is the culmination of Borowitz’s long theological journey out of religious liberalism by way of existentialist personalism.

After a series of disastrous dealings with all human kind (Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, the Flood, the Tower of Babel, etc.) Because of these disasters why did God choose to reveal himself to Abraham God chose to communicate with one and only nation, the descendants of Abraham.

When Buber died, inhis Times obituary focussed mainly on this one book, crediting it with making Buber “a pioneer bridge builder between Judaism and Christianity.” Buber’s philosophy.

Judaism (jōō´dəĬz´əm, jōō´dē–), the religious beliefs and practices and the way of life of the term itself was first used by Hellenized Jews to describe their religious practice, but it is of predominantly modern usage; it is not used in the Bible or in Rabbinic literature and only rarely in the literature of the medieval period.

Get this from a library. After emancipation: Jewish religious responses to modernity. [David Harry Ellenson] -- Twenty three essays which are grouped into five sections. In the first, Ellenson reflects among other things upon the expression of Jewish values and Jewish identity in contemporary America.

In the. Eugene B. Borowitz (Febru – Janu ) was an American leader and philosopher in Reform Judaism, known largely for his work on Jewish theology and Jewish also edited a Jewish journal, Sh'ma, and taught at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

He was awarded the Maurice N. Eisendrath Bearer of Light Award by the Alma mater: Ohio State University. The End of Jewish Modernity is a challenging read, but with much food for thought.

Your purchases at via affiliate links below will help support FPJ at no extra cost to you. Enzo Traverso, The End of Jewish Modernity (London: Pluto Press, ). In the book of Genesis, God bestows a new name upon Abram - Abraham, a father of many nations.

With this name and his covenant, Abraham would become the patriarch of three of the world's major religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Reading in the Meantime: Life after the End of Jewish - and Christian - Modernity Peter Ochs ABC Religion and Ethics 24 Dec In Judaism's previous narratives of destruction, Israel suffered alone. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the After Emancipation: Jewish Religious Responses to Modernity by David Ellenson at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on. Buy This Book in Print. summary. Interim Judaism Confronting the challenges of the 20th century, from modernity and the Great War to the Holocaust and postmodern culture, Jewish thinkers have wrestled with such fundamental issues as redemption and revelation, eternity and history, messianism and politics.

In Interim Judaism, Michael L Author: Michael L. Morgan. A fascinating intellectual history of the role of anti-Judaism has played in Western Civilization.

There is a difference here between anti-Semitism and anti-Judaism, as the latter relates more to ideas than to actual people. The bulk of the book focuses on Judaism and Jews within the mindset of Christianity, even when and where Jews were not /5.Contemporary Orthodox Judaism's Response to Modernity, by Barry Freundel.

Jersey City: KTAV Publishing House, Inc., pp. $ There is a corollary to the truth that "you can't tell a book by its cover" and that is: "you can't tell a book by its title.".Thus, Judaism did not stop developing after the Bible was completed. The traditional Jewish prayer book is an important result of this process of development, reflecting the basic beliefs of Judaism as well as changes in emphasis in response to changing conditions.

During the Middle Ages, systematic codes of talmudic law were compiled. Jewish.