Religion: Philosophy of Judaism

  • 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
    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
    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
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Introducing Judaism book cover

    Introducing Judaism

    1st Edition

    By Eliezer Segal

    Introducing Judaism is the ideal starting point for students beginning their studies of this fascinating religion. Eliezer Segal takes a historical approach, focusing on religious aspects of Judaism, and introducing themes as they emerge from authentic Jewish documents. Students will gain an…

    Paperback – 2008-08-08
    World Religions

  • Jewish Perspectives on Theology and the Human Experience of Disability book cover

    Jewish Perspectives on Theology and the Human Experience of Disability

    1st Edition

    By William Gaventa

    A re-examination of Jewish scripture and teachings about disabilitiesFew people are untouched by the issue of disability, whether personally or through a friend or relative. Jewish Perspectives on Theology and the Human Experience of Disability shares moving insights from around the world and…

    Paperback – 2007-02-22

  • Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers book cover

    Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers

    2nd Edition

    By Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers is a panoramic survey of over 2,000 years of Jewish thought, religious and secular, ancient and modern. Now in its second edition, this essential reference guide contains new introductions to the lives and works of such thinkers as: Hannah Arendt, Immanuel Levinas, Judith…

    Paperback – 2007-01-12
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Jewish Thought: An Introduction book cover

    Jewish Thought

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Leaman

     This fresh and contemporary introduction to the Jewish faith, its philosophies and worldviews, explores debates which have preoccupied Jewish thinkers over the centuries and examines their continuing influence in contemporary Judaism. Written by Oliver Leaman, a leading figure in the…

    Paperback – 2006-06-26

  • Controversy and Dialogue in the Jewish Tradition: A Reader book cover

    Controversy and Dialogue in the Jewish Tradition

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Neil Hecht, Shai Wosner

    Controversy is the main instrument by which Judaism develops and shapes its philosophy, theology and law. The rabbinical literature speaks with many voices, debating virtually every subject, and failing to reach a consensus on many. However, this willingness to condone controversy is accompanied by…

    Hardback – 2005-09-01

  • History of Jewish Philosophy book cover

    History of Jewish Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Frank, Oliver Leaman

    Jewish philosophy is often presented as an addendum to Jewish religion rather than as a rich and varied tradition in its own right, but the History of Jewish Philosophy explores the entire scope and variety of Jewish philosophy from philosophical interpretations of the Bible right up to…

    Paperback – 2003-11-20
    Routledge History of World Philosophies

  • The Legend of the Baal-Shem book cover

    The Legend of the Baal-Shem

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Buber

    These twenty captivating stories about the founder of the Hasidic faith Israel ben Eliezer called the Baal-Shem or Master of God's Name, provide a profound and charming account of the genesis of Hasidism, still Judaism's most important religious movement. As a delicate and moving portrayal not only…

    Paperback – 2002-10-03

  • Meetings: Autobiographical Fragments book cover


    Autobiographical Fragments, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Buber

    Meetings sets forth the life of one of the twentieth-century's greatest spiritual philosophers in his own words. A glittering series of reflections and narratives, it seeks not to describe his life in its full entirety, but rather to convey some of his defining moments of uncertainty, revelation…

    Paperback – 2002-09-26

  • Between Man and Man book cover

    Between Man and Man

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Buber

    Scholar, theologian and philosopher, Martin Buber is one of the twentieth century's most influential thinkers. He believed that the deepest reality of human life lies in the relationship between one being and another. Between Man and Man is the classic work where he puts this belief into practice,…

    Paperback – 2002-03-14
    Routledge Classics

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