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A fascinating and eclectic collection of twenty-two essays, Essays in Jewish Thought examines and explores divers topics of Jewish thought and history. From Judaism’s view of ancient Rome at its imperial apogee and the Dead Sea Scrolls to Jewish thought in Europe’s revolutions of 1848 and Franz Kafka, the collection offers a rich compendium of essays of interest to scholars, historians, philosophers, and students. 


Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. 1. The Attitude Toward Rome in Third-Century Judaism
  2. pp. 1-15
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  1. 2. A Study of the Talmudic-Midrashic Interpretation of Prophecy
  2. pp. 16-35
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  1. 3. The Concept of Peace in Classical Judaism
  2. pp. 36-47
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  1. 4. The Concept of Sacrifice in Post-Biblical Judaism
  2. pp. 48-57
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  1. 5. Hillel the Elder in the Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls
  2. pp. 58-71
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  1. 6. Faith and Action
  2. pp. 72-81
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  1. 7. "Knowest Thou?. . ." Notes on the Book of Job
  2. pp. 82-92
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  1. 8. The God of Job and the God of Abraham: Some Talmudic-Midrashic Interpretations of the Book of Job
  2. pp. 93-108
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  1. 9. The Book of Job and Its Interpreters
  2. pp. 109-134
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  1. 10. Zion in Medieval Literature: Prose Works
  2. pp. 135-148
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  1. 11. The Beginnings of Modern Jewish Studies
  2. pp. 149-165
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  1. 12. Leopold Zunz and the Revolution of 1848
  2. pp. 166-173
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  1. 13. Leopold Zunz and the Jewish Community
  2. pp. 174-178
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  1. 14. Notes on an Unpublished Letter by I. M. Jost
  2. pp. 179-183
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  1. 15. Franz Kafka and the Tree of Knowledge
  2. pp. 184-191
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  1. 16. Buber as an Interpreter of the Bible
  2. pp. 192-208
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  1. 17. Baeck-Buber-Rosenzweig Reading the Book of Job
  2. pp. 209-221
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  1. 18. Franz Rosenzweig in His Student Years
  2. pp. 222-229
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  1. 19. Franz Rosenzweig: The Story of a Conversion
  2. pp. 230-242
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  1. 20. Introduction to Rosenzweig's Little Book of Common Sense and Sick Reason
  2. pp. 243-253
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  1. 21. The Frankfort Lehrhaus
  2. pp. 254-282
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  1. 22. Shenato ha-Aharona shel Franz Rosenzweig (Hebrew pages 1–10)
  2. p. 283
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  1. Source References
  2. pp. 284-285
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 286-295
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780817390341
Print ISBN
9780817355579
MARC Record
OCLC
919720499
Pages
303
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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