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Contemporary Jewish theology

a reader

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Doctrines,
  • Judaism -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 512-514).

    Statementedited by Elliot N. Dorff and Louis E. Newman.
    ContributionsDorff, Elliot N., Newman, Louis E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM601 .C66 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 522 p. ;
    Number of Pages522
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL702353M
    ISBN 100195114663, 0195114671
    LC Control Number97051341

    This course is a systematic introduction of the Jewish faith. It is taught by a scholar who is thoroughly familiar with contemporary issues in Judaism as well as being a graduate of a rabbinical school. Topics studied include Jewish history, texts, the synagogue, the Prayer Book, theology, the Jewish State and contemporary Jewish ethical issues. Here, Gellman provides an "old-fashioned" Jewish theology for accepting the contemporary critique of Torah and history. Gellman presents an outline of the scholarly conclusions, and then examines faith responses and rejects apologetic attempts to evade the challenge.

      The six essays by Fishbane present his Jewish hermeneutical theology. The first essay, “Modern Jewish Theology and Traditional Hermeneutics,” highlights the value of understanding past traditions and hermeneutics. Fishbane refers to ancient methods of Jewish biblical interpretation as a way of transcending the meaning of scripture. An Overview of Contemporary Theology - by Dr. C. Matthew McMahon Historical Theology Articles Today, many Christians are turning back to the puritans to, “walk in the old paths,” of God’s word, and to continue to proclaim old truth that glorifies Jesus Christ.

    Contemporary theology, and Jewish theology in particular, Michael Fishbane asserts, now lies fallow, beset by strong critiques from within and without. For Jewish reality, a coherent and wide-ranging response in thoroughly modern terms is needed. Sacred Attunement is Fishbane’s attempt to renew Jewish theology for our time, in the larger context of modern and postmodern .   I t was in the early s that my late revered teacher, Professor Abraham Joshua Heschel, became the first major Jewish theologian in America to enter into dialogue with Christian theologians on a high theological level. Once during that time, when I was part of a small group of students who regularly met with him in a seminar in Jewish theology, he openly wondered, and .


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