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Thinking about Good and Evil: Jewish Views from Antiquity to Modernity

作者 Wayne Allen
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 Thinking about Good and Evil: Jewish Views from Antiquity to Modernity:,Themostcomprehensivebookonthetopic,ThinkingaboutGoodandEviltracesthemostsalientJewishi

內容簡介

內容簡介 The most comprehensive book on the topic, Thinking about Good and Evil traces the most salient Jewish ideas about why innocent people seem to suffer, why evil individuals seem to prosper, and God's role in such matters of (in)justice, from antiquity to the present. Starting with the Bible and Apocrypha, Rabbi Wayne Allen takes us through the Talmud; medieval Jewish philosophers and Jewish mystical sources; the Ba'al Shem Tov and his disciples; early modern thinkers such as Spinoza, Mendelssohn, and Luzzatto; and, finally, modern thinkers such as Cohen, Buber, Kaplan, and Plaskow. Each chapter analyzes individual thinkers' arguments and synthesizes their collective ideas on the nature of good and evil and questions of justice. Allen also exposes vastly divergent Jewish thinking about the Holocaust: traditionalist (e.g., Ehrenreich), revisionist (e.g., Rubenstein, Jonas), and deflective (e.g., Soloveitchik, Wiesel). Rabbi Allen's engaging, accessible volume illuminates well-known, obscure, and novel Jewish solutions to the problem of good and evil.

作者介紹

作者介紹 Rabbi Wayne Allen serves as the co-chair of the Rabbinics Department of the Anne and Max Tanenbaum Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto. He is the author of Prescription for an Ailing World and Perspectives on Jewish Law and Contemporary Issues, among other books.

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書名 / Thinking about Good and Evil: Jewish Views from Antiquity to Modernity
作者 / Wayne Allen
簡介 / Thinking about Good and Evil: Jewish Views from Antiquity to Modernity:,Themostcomprehensivebookonthetopic,ThinkingaboutGoodandEviltracesthemostsalientJewishi
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9780827614710
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9780827614710
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 22.6X19.6X2.3CM
重量(g) / 544.3
語言 / 3:英文
尺寸 / 22.6X19.6X2.3CM
裝訂 / P:平裝
頁數 / 432
級別 / N:無