Religion: Philosophy of Judaism

  • Revival: Aspects of Judaism (1928): Selected Essays book cover

    Revival: Aspects of Judaism (1928)

    Selected Essays, 1st Edition

    By Rabbi Salis Daiches

    Addressed to Jews and non-Jews alike, though aware that these two reader groups were likelyn to approach the book with very different presuppositions, Daiches sets out to define Judaism in relation to philosophy, to explain Kant’s philosophy through the superiority of halakhah, defend a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Role of Contradictions in Spinoza's Philosophy: The God-intoxicated heretic book cover

    The Role of Contradictions in Spinoza's Philosophy

    The God-intoxicated heretic, 1st Edition

    By Yuval Jobani

    Spinoza is commonly perceived as the great metaphysician of coherence. The Euclidean manner in which he presented his philosophy in the Ethics has led readers to assume they are facing a strict and consistent philosophical system that necessarily follows from itself. As opposed to the prevailing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
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  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willis J. Jenkins, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim

    The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Modern Gnosis and Zionism: The Crisis of Culture, Life Philosophy and Jewish National Thought book cover

    Modern Gnosis and Zionism

    The Crisis of Culture, Life Philosophy and Jewish National Thought, 1st Edition

    By Yotam Hotam

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the German intellectual world was challenged by a growing distrust in the rational ideals of the enlightenment, and consequently by a belief in the existence of a radical ‘cultural crisis’. One response to this crisis was the emergence of ‘Life…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rabbinic Theology and Jewish Intellectual History: The Great Rabbi Loew of Prague book cover

    Rabbinic Theology and Jewish Intellectual History

    The Great Rabbi Loew of Prague, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meir Seidler

    Rabbi Loew (the Maharal) of Prague remains one of the most influential and prolific Jewish thinkers of his time. Widely considered one of the fathers of Hassidic thought and a harbinger of Modern Jewish philosophy, his life and work have retained their influence and remain prevalent today. Adopting…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Studies in Religious Philosophy and Mysticism book cover

    Studies in Religious Philosophy and Mysticism

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Altmann

    The twelve studies here are arranged in three distinct groups – Arabic and Judaeo-Arabic philosophy, Jewish mysticism, and modern philosophy. One theme that appears in various forms and from different angles in the first two sections is that of ‘Images of the Divine’. It figures not only in the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
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    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

  • Judaic Religion in the Second Temple Period: Belief and Practice from the Exile to Yavneh book cover

    Judaic Religion in the Second Temple Period

    Belief and Practice from the Exile to Yavneh, 1st Edition

    By Lester L. Grabbe

    The developments in Judaism which occurred during the Second Temple period (c. 550 BC to 100 AD) were of great importance for the nature of Jewish religion in later centuries, yet few studies have examined the era in full. Now Lester L. Grabbe's lucid and accessible volume provides a much-needed…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26
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  • Contemporary Jewish Philosophy: An Introduction book cover

    Contemporary Jewish Philosophy

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Irene Kajon

    This text introduces the most important Jewish philosophers of contemporary times from the point of view of their original approach to both Judaism and philosophy and include: Hermann Cohen, Franz Rosenweig, Martin Buber, Leo Strauss, Emmanuel Levinas. It shows how for them the dialogue between…

    Paperback – 2010-07-09
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed: Silence and Salvation book cover

    Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed

    Silence and Salvation, 1st Edition

    By Donald McCallum

    Providing an excellent overview of the latest thinking in Maimonides studies, this book uses a novel philosophical approach to examine whether Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed contains a naturalistic doctrine of salvation after death. The author examines the apparent tensions and contradictions…

    Paperback – 2010-06-23
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Hebrew Language and Jewish Thought book cover

    Hebrew Language and Jewish Thought

    1st Edition

    By David Patterson

    Drawing on more than three hundred Hebrew roots, the author shows that Jewish thought employs Hebrew concepts and categories that are altogether distinct from those that characterize the Western speculative tradition. Among the key categories that shape Jewish thought are holiness,…

    Paperback – 2009-09-07
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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