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The Cambridge companion to Jewish theology

By: Kepnes, Steven (Colgate University, New York)(Edited by)

Part of the Cambridge Companions to Religion series
1108401430 / 9781108401432
Paperback
296.3
17/12/2020
Published 17/12/2020
England
450 pages.
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The Cambridge Companion to Jewish Theology offers an overview of Jewish theology, an aspect of Judaism that is equal in importance to law and ethics.

Covering the period from antiquity to the present, the volume focuses on what Jews believe about God and also about the relation of God to humans and the world.

Parts I and II cover exciting new research in Jewish biblical and rabbinic theology, medieval philosophy, Kabbalah (mysticism), and liturgy.

Parts III and IV turn to modern theology with an exploration of works by leading figures, such as Rabbi Abraham I.

Kook, Franz Rosenzweig, and Emmanuel Levinas, as well as the relation of theology to issues such as feminism and the Holocaust, and the relation of Judaism to other world religions.

In Part V, the book explores how the insights of analytic philosophy have been integrated with Jewish theology.

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HRJ Judaism, HRJT Judaism: theology, HRLB Theology

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