Download e-book for kindle: A Plausible God: Secular Reflections on Liberal Jewish by Mitchell Silver
By Mitchell Silver
A believable God evaluates the hot God via examining the theology of 3 contemporary Jewish thinkers —Mordechai Kaplan, Michael Lerner, and Arthur Green—and compares religion within the new God to disbelief in any gods. Mitchell Silver unearths what's at stake within the selection among naturalistic liberal theology and a nontheistic naturalism with no gods. Silver poses the query: “If it's to be both the hot God or no God, what does—what should—determine the choice?”
Although Jewish thinkers are used because the basic exemplars of recent God theology, Silver explores advancements in modern Christian notion, jap non secular traditions, and “New Age” faith. A believable God constitutes an important contribution to present discussions of the connection among technological know-how and faith, in addition to to discussions in regards to the which means of the belief of God itself in glossy life.
By John R. Bartlett
This should be of curiosity to scholars of Roman heritage, religious study, historic Judaism and Hellenistic history.
By Simone Sinn,Michael Reid Trice
[Religiöse Identität und Erneuerung im 21. Jahrhundert. Untertitel: Jüdische, christliche und muslimische Perspektiven]
Religionen haben klare Vorstellungen von Erneuerung und damit das strength, in allen Sphären menschlichen Lebens Veränderungen einzuleiten. Religionen haben schon immer zu gesellschaftlichen Veränderungen beigetragen und Erneuerungsprozesse durch kontroverse theologische Debatten ausgelöst. Die Erneuerung religiösen Identität ist abhängig davon, wie religiöse Gemeinschaften ihre Traditionen und ihre gegenwärtigen und zukünftigen Herausforderungen für sich selbst, die Gesellschaft, in der sie leben, und die Welt als Ganzes interpretieren. Wo sehen religiöse Gemeinschaften ihre eigenen Ressourcen und welches sind die Kriterien für Erneuerungsprozesse im 21. Jahrhundert?
In dieser Publikation analysieren reflektieren jüdische, christliche und muslimische Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler die Bedeutung und Dynamiken religiöser Erneuerung und untersuchen die Bedeutung religiöser Erneuerung in den verschiedenen religiösen Traditionen.
By Josy Eisenberg
Download PDF by Harold Kasimow,Edward Kaplan,Alan Race,Eboo Patel: Interfaith Activism: Abraham Joshua Heschel and Religious
By Harold Kasimow,Edward Kaplan,Alan Race,Eboo Patel
"In this unique publication of essays, Harold Kasimow presents an intimate portrait of Abraham Joshua Heschel's prophetic dedication to interreligious discussion, nonviolence, social justice, and the facility of religion to rework the center. . . . a very vital publication, to not be missed."
--Beverly Lanzetta, Theologian, non secular Teacher
"Kasimow is without doubt one of the such a lot inventive and encouraging disciples of Heschel. . . . he's at domestic not just in his personal Jewish culture but additionally with the Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, and Muslim traditions--quite an strange phenomenon in our polarized and conflicted world."
--Stanislaw Obirek, American reports middle, collage of Warsaw
"Anyone who's attracted to the strong voice of Heschel could be attracted to Kasimow's ebook. Interfaith Activism . . . collects his released essays approximately Heschel over the past dozen years. Who might face up to interpreting Kasimow's association of Heschel's center principles that target non secular variety because the will of God and on social activism as our manner of enforcing that will?"
--Kenneth P. Kramer, Professor Emeritus of non secular reports, San Jose kingdom University
"Kasimow, together with his excellent and intimate acquaintance with the complete of Heschel's notion, doesn't hesitate to the touch upon tricky and disputed questions, resembling Heschel's fight with God's position through the Holocaust. He additionally highlights Heschel's special contribution to the Catholic-Jewish dialogues that resulted in the second one Vatican Council's innovative record Nostra Aetate: statement at the courting of the Church to Non-Christian Religions."
--Shoshona Ronen, Chair of Hebrew reviews on the school of Oriental stories, Warsaw collage
Harold Kasimow is the George A. Drake Professor Emeritus of spiritual experiences at Grinnell collage. He has written and edited a number of books, together with The seek Will Make You unfastened: A Jewish discussion with global Religions and No faith Is an Island: Abraham Joshua Heschel and Interreligious Dialogue (with Byron Sherwin). He additionally edited specific problems with Shofar: An Interdisciplinary magazine of Jewish Studies on Heschel and on Judaism and Asian religions.
Download e-book for iPad: Deuterocanonical Additions of the Old Testament Books: by Géza G. Xeravits,József Zsengellér
By Géza G. Xeravits,József Zsengellér
The quantity publishes papers provided on the foreign convention at the Deuterocanonical Books (Pápa, Hungary). This convention handled the deuterocanonical additionsof theOld testomony books. As such, this was once the most prolonged discussions of those writings that has ever taken position at a scholarly assembly. the quantity includes articles at the traditions and theology of the additions, and demonstrates their courting with the modern literature of early Judaism.
Several writings of the Hebrew Bible – resembling Esther, Daniel and Jeremiah – have various textual types within the Greek Bible, and those kinds show amplified fabric in comparison to the Hebrew models. those additions testify to the artistic mirrored image of early Jewish circles at the simple traditions of those Books and the textual fluidity of the writings in question.
The essays of this quantity discover those additions, their courting to the Hebrew father or mother texts, and their effect at the potent background of the translation of later centuries.
By Abraham Joshua Heschel
The lack of confidence of Freedom is a suite of essays on Human lifestyles via one of many optimum Jewish thinkers of our time, Abraham Joshua Heschel.
Download e-book for iPad: Paul and the Vocation of Israel: How Paul's Jewish Identity by Lionel J. Windsor
By Lionel J. Windsor
The Apostle Paul used to be the best early missionary of the Christian gospel. He was once additionally, by means of his personal admission, an Israelite. How can either those realities coexist in a single person? This booklet argues that Paul considered his project to the Gentiles, in and of itself, because the basic expression of his Jewish id. the idea that of Israel’s divine vocation is used to shed clean gentle on a few much-debated passages in Paul’s letter to the Romans.
By Jonathan Karp
By Jacob Neusner