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Faith: Jewish Perspectives
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edited by Avi Sagi, fl. 1999 and Dov Schwartz, fl. 2020, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2013), 600 page(s)
Faith: Jewish Perspectives explores important questions in both modern and premodern Jewish philosophy regarding the idea of faith. Is believing a voluntary action, or do believers find themselves within the experience of faith against their will? Can faith be understood through other means (psychological, epistem...
edited by Avi Sagi, fl. 1999 and Dov Schwartz, fl. 2020, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2013), 600 page(s)
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Prayer After the Death of God: A Phenomenological Study of Hebrew Literature
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written by Avi Sagi, fl. 1999, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2016), 210 page(s)
The widespread view is that prayer is the center of religious existence and that understanding the meaning of prayer requires that we assume God is its sole destination. This book challenges this assumption and, through a phenomenological analysis of the meaning of prayer in modern Hebrew literature, shows that pr...
written by Avi Sagi, fl. 1999, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2016), 210 page(s)
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Rabbi Joseph Dov Soloveitchik on the Experience of Prayer
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written by Dov Schwartz, fl. 2020, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah (Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2019), 498 page(s)
This book is devoted to Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s discussions on the practice of prayer. Prayer is analyzed across a broad and complex spectrum in Soloveitchik’s work, and his writings describing and analyzing the experience of prayer afford a profound insight into its diversity, ranging from existential...
written by Dov Schwartz, fl. 2020, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah (Brookline, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2019), 498 page(s)
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This Was from God: A Contemporary Theology of Torah and History
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written by Jerome Yehuda Gellman, fl. 2016, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2016), 222 page(s)
Publicly or secretly, traditional Jews increasingly doubt the historical reliability of the Torah. 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...
written by Jerome Yehuda Gellman, fl. 2016, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2016), 222 page(s)
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Maimonides As Biblical Interpreter
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written by Sara Klein-Braslavy, fl. 2011, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 7 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2011), 307 page(s)
Although Maimonides did not write a running commentary on any book of the Bible, biblical exegesis occupies a central place in his writings, particularly in his Guide of the Perplexed. In this book, Sara Klein-Braslavy offers a collection of essays on several key biblical interpretations by Maimonides dealing with...
written by Sara Klein-Braslavy, fl. 2011, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 7 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2011), 307 page(s)
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Torah in the Observatory: Gersonides, Maimonides, Song of Songs
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written by Menachem Kellner, 1946-, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 10 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2010), 377 page(s)
Rabbi Levi ben Gershom (Ralbag, Gersonides; 1288-1344), one of medieval Judaism’s most original thinkers, wrote about such diverse subjects as astronomy, mathematics, Bible commentary, philosophical theology, “technical” philosophy, logic, Halakhah, and even satire. In his view, however, all these subjects w...
written by Menachem Kellner, 1946-, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 10 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2010), 377 page(s)
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Prayer After the Death of God: A Phenomenological Study of Hebrew Literature
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written by Avi Sagi, fl. 1999, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 18 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2016), 211 page(s)
The widespread view is that prayer is the center of religious existence and that understanding the meaning of prayer requires that we assume God is its sole destination. This book challenges this assumption and, through a phenomenological analysis of the meaning of prayer in modern Hebrew literature, shows that pr...
written by Avi Sagi, fl. 1999, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 18 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2016), 211 page(s)
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Quest for Life: A Study in Aharon David Gordon’s Philosophy of Man in Nature
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written by Yossi Turner, fl. 2020, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 26 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2020), 173 page(s)
Quest for Life: A Study in Aharon David Gordon’s Philosophy of Man in Nature is a study of the life and work of one of the most interesting, original and creative Jewish thinkers of the twentieth century. Among its various goals, this work is intended to familiarize the English reading public with Gordon’s phi...
written by Yossi Turner, fl. 2020, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 26 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2020), 173 page(s)
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Inner Religion in Jewish Sources: A Phenomenology of Inner Religious Life and Its Manifestation from the Bible to Hasidic Texts
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written by Ron Margolin, fl. 2021, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 28 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 619 page(s)
Is Judaism essentially a religion of laws and commandments? Or do its sources reflect significant attempts at addressing the individual’s inner life, existential crises and spiritual experiences? Inner Religion in Jewish Sources offers a comprehensive exploration of inner life in the Jewish sources from the Bibl...
written by Ron Margolin, fl. 2021, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 28 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 619 page(s)
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Inner Religion in Jewish Sources: A Phenomenology of Inner Religious Life and Its Manifestation from the Bible to Hasidic Texts
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written by Ron Margolin, fl. 2021, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 28 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 619 page(s)
Is Judaism essentially a religion of laws and commandments? Or do its sources reflect significant attempts at addressing the individual’s inner life, existential crises and spiritual experiences?Inner Religion in Jewish Sources offers a comprehensive exploration of inner life in the Jewish sources from the Bible...
written by Ron Margolin, fl. 2021, in Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah, Vol. 28 (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies Press, 2021), 619 page(s)
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