Faith : : Jewish Perspectives / / Dov Schwartz, Avi Sagi.
Faith: Jewish Perspectives explores important questions in both modern and premodern Jewish philosophy regarding the idea of faith. Is believing a voluntary action, or do believers find themselves within the experience of faith against their will? Can faith be understood through other means (psychol...
|Superior document:||Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Academic Studies Press Backlist eBook-Package 2008-2015|
|Place / Publishing House:||Boston, MA : : Academic Studies Press, ,  |
|Year of Publication:||2013|
|Series:||Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah
|Physical Description:||1 online resource (600 p.)|
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Table of Contents:
- 1. Conceptual Analysis
- Faith as Temptation
- On Non-Illusory Faith
- On Undermining the Beliefs of Others: Religion and the Ethics of Persuasion
- Religious Belief in a Postmodern Age
- Faith in the Face of Bereavement and Loss: Coping with the Question of Evil in the World
- 2. Kabbalah and Hasidism
- Faith, Rebellion, and Heresy in the Writings of Rabbi Azriel of Gerona
- On the Essence of Faith in Hasidism: An Historical-Theoretical Perspective
- "Beyond Reason" On Faith in the Philosophy of Chabad
- Faith and Song in the Poetry of Zelda: On the Mystical Elements in Zelda's Ars Poetica and their Hasidic Origins
- 3. Persons and Ideas
- "My desire for the living God hath constrained me": Belief as Unfulfilled Desire in the Writings of Rabbi Judah Halevi
- The Strengthening of Faith in Orthodox Discourse: A Reevaluation of Models of Faith
- Hillel Zeitlin in Search of God: An Analysis of Zeitlin's Meditation "The Thirst"
- A Metamorphosis in the Perception of God in Bialik's Poetry
- Dialogue and Faith: The Lonely Man of Faith
- Unity and Fragmentation of the Self in Leibowitz's Idea of Faith and their Repercussions: A Critical Perspective