Contemporary Covenantal Thought : : Interpretations of Covenant in the Thought of David Hartman and Eugene Borowitz / / Simon Cooper.

Refusing to accept anything but ever-increasing levels of human responsibility within a religious framework, covenantal thinkers audaciously suggest that the covenant empowers humanity as it binds and inhibits divinity. This is a reformulation of recurrent issues within the Jewish tradition, and one...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Academic Studies Press Backlist eBook-Package 2008-2013
Place / Publishing House:Boston, MA : : Academic Studies Press, , [2011]
Year of Publication:2011
Series:Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah
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Physical Description:1 online resource (250 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Chapter One. Introduction: The Parameters of Covenantal Thought
  • Chapter Two. American Jewish Theology and Society in the Post-Holocaust Period
  • Chapter Three. Covenantal Thought: Its Sources and Contexts
  • Chapter Four. Contemporary Jewish Philosophy’s Covenantal Framework The Autonomous Thrust in Judaism
  • Chapter. Five Covenantal Ethic s and Covenantal Law
  • Chapter Six. The Boundaries of Covenantal Responsibility: Messianism, the Holocaust, and Historical Progress
  • Chapter Seven. Conclusions The Achievements and Problematic s of Contemporary Covenantal Thought
  • Glossary of Hebrew Terms
  • Bibliography