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Jewish thought of Emil Fackenheim

Emil Fackenheim

Jewish thought of Emil Fackenheim

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- 20th century.,
  • Judaism -- Doctrines.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • Holocaust (Jewish theology)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM"565"F33"1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination394 p.
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21121855M
    ISBN 100814318207
    LC Control Number87-2116


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About the Author. Michael L. Morgan, associate professor of philosophy and Jewish studies at Indiana University, has written numerous articles on Format: Paperback. Emil Fackenheim assumed the impossible task of responding to the Nazi annihilation of the Jews of Europe.

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In this book an international group of publishers presents an. Best known for his seminal book, To Mend The World: Foundations Of Future Jewish Thought (), Fackenheim also wrote Metaphysics And Historicity (), The Religious Dimension In Hegel's. In this revealing book, David Patterson explores Fackenheim’s rigorous pursuit of a philosophical response to the tragedy of the Holocaust.

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Emil Fackenheim was a member of the Philosophy Department at the University of Toronto for over thirty years. The author of eight.

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The book won the National Jewish Book Award in the category of Modern Jewish Thought, so I assumed it would be more Patterson, Fackenheim represents a Jewish thinker who affirms the centrality of Torah, yet does not despair of philosophy the way Levinas and Soloveitchik despair.

A detailed study of German-born Jewish philosopher Emil Fackenheim’s thought. Philosopher McRobert (Appearances: Genetic Mythology and Cosmic Instincts,etc.) presents a thorough chronological analysis of Fackenheim’s heim (–) was a Holocaust survivor, philosopher and rabbi.

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Fackenheim was one of the most influential post-Holocaust philosophical voices in what soon became a : Daniel Rynhold. Emil L. Fackenheim provides a modern interpretation of the Bible for the Jew of today and presents new possibilities for a shared Jewish-Christian reading. His book will be of considerable importance to students of Jewish thought and to anyone interested in issues of Pages:   Tikkun--the mending of the world and the faith of the contemporary Jew after the Holocaust--is the theme that Emil Fackenheim addresses in his most important book.

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Morgan, Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ) Cited by: 2. While The Jewish Return Into History is addressed primarily to a Jewish audience, the book also seeks to speak to Christians.

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