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Nachman Krochmal : Guiding the Perplexed of the Modern Age / Jay Harris.

Author/Creator:
Harris, Jay, author., Author,
Publication:
New York, NY : New York University Press, [1991]
Series:
Modern Jewish masters series ; 4.
Modern Jewish masters series ; 4
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (358 p.)
Subjects:
Jewish philosophy.
Judaism -- History -- Philosophy.
Bible. O.T.. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish -- History -- 19th century.
Krochmal, Nachman, 1785-1840. Moreh nevukhe ha-zeman.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"A well-organized and engaging read."—Religious Studies ReviewThe first in-depth look at...an important nineteenth century Jewish thinker and historian. Well-written [and] well- researched."—The Jerusalem Post Magazine"A significant contribution to our understanding of the rise of modern Judaism in its East European manifestation."—ChoiceHarris examines Nachman Krochmal's work, particularly as it aimed to guide Jews through the modern revolution in metaphysical and historical thinking, thus enabling them to commit themselves to Judaism without sacrificing intellectual integrity.
Contents:
Frontmatter
CONTENTS
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION
CHAPTER 2. METAPHYSICS AND JEWISH FAITH
CHAPTER 3. KROCHMAL'S THEORY OF HISTORY
CHAPTER 4. BIBLICAL STUDIES
CHAPTER 5. THE RABBINIC TRADITION
CHAPTER 6. THE PERPLEXITIES OF THE AGGADAH
CHAPTER 7. CONCLUSION
Index
Notes:
Based on the author's thesis, Columbia University.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 23. Jun 2020)
ISBN:
0-8147-4475-3
OCLC:
782877981
Publisher Number:
10.18574/9780814744758 doi
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