Renewing the Covenant: A Theology for the Postmodern Jew

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Jewish Publication Society, 5 мая 1996 г. - Всего страниц: 319
Borowitz creatively explores his theory of Covenant, linking self to folk and God through the contemporary idiom of relationship.
 

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Often regarded more as a culture than religion, Judaism's modernization began with the assimilation of 19th-century European Jews into mainstream society. The postmodern era refers to the 20th century ... Читать весь отзыв

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The History That Shapes Us
1
JEWISH RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
6
IN OUR TIME
7
The Secular Messiah
9
The Betrayer
20
Through the Shadowed Valley
32
A POSTLIBERAL THEOLOGY OF JEWISH DUTY I God the Ground of Our Values
53
Our Holistic Context
55
Israel the People That Creates the
153
What Can We Do about Our WilltoDoEvil?
155
The Social Side of Selfhood
170
Fully Human Fully Jewish
182
The Sparks of Chosenness
195
Covenant Not Chosenness
207
The Dialectic of Living in Covenant
221
When God Dominates
237

Not Absolutely Absolute
72
More than Immanent
82
Reaching for Transcendence
95
The Transcendent in the Everyday
108
The WhoWhat of God
118
What Does God Still Do?
135
When Community Takes Priority
254
Knowing What God Wants of Us
266
The Jewish Self
284
Afterword
301
Two Bibliographical Notes
307
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Eugene B. Borowitz is Sigmund L. Falk Distinguished Professor of Education and Jewish Religious Thought at the Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of Religion in New York, where he has taught since 1962. For 25 years, he was the editor of Sh'ma, a Journal of Jewish Responsibility, which brought together writers and readers from across the entire spectrum of the Jewish community. He is the award-winning author of numerous books, including Renewing the Covenant: A Postmodern Jewish Theology and The Jewish Moral Virtues, coauthored with Frances Weinman Schwartz.

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