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Menachem Kellner : Jewish universalism / ed. by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes
HerausgeberTirosh-Samuelson, Hava In der Gemeinsamen Normdatei der DNB nachschlagen In Wikipedia suchen nach Hava Tirosh-Samuelson
ErschienenLeiden [u.a.] : Brill, 2015
UmfangXV, 196 S.
Includes bibliographical references and index
Heresy and the nature of faith in Medieval Jewish philosophy / Menachem M. Kellner -- Maimonides on the science of the Mishneh Torah: provisional or permanent? / Menachem M. Kellner -- Maimonides' "True religion": for Jews or all humanity? / Menachem M. Kellner -- We are not alone / Menachem M. Kellner -- Interview with Menachem M. Kellner / Hava Tirosh-Samuelson
SerieLibrary of contemporary Jewish philosophers ; 12
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"Menachem M. Kellner is an American-born scholar of Jewish philosophy, an educator, and a public intellectual who lives in Israel. For over three decades he taught at the University of Haifa, where he held the Sir Isaac and Lady Edith Wolfson Chair of Jewish Religious Thought as well as several high-level administrative positions. Currently he teaches Jewish philosophy at Shalem College, Israel's first liberal arts college, which seeks to integrate Western and Jewish texts. Trained in ethics and political philosophy, Kellner specializes in medieval Jewish philosophy, arguing that Maimonides' rationalist universalism should serve as the ideal for contemporary Jewish life. Creatively fusing Zionism, modern Orthodoxy, and democracy, his vision of Judaism is open to and engaged with the modern world"--