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Judaism’s Challenge

Election, Divine Love, and Human Enmity

Ed. by Goshen-Gottstein, Alon

Series:Jewish Thought, Jewish History: New Studies

ACADEMIC STUDIES PRESS

    103,95 € / $119.00 / £94.00*

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    Publication Date:
    2020
    Copyright year:
    2020
    To be published:
    January 2020
    ISBN
    978-1-64469-150-2
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    This book highlights the challenges that face Judaism, captured by the dual implication of election: divine love and enmity with others. This challenge takes on great urgency in the context of advances in interfaith relations and a contemporary Jewish theology of world religions.

    Details

    180 pages
    Language:
    English
    Keyword(s):
    Election;antisemitism;suffering;Jewish identity;non-Jews;Gentiles;genocide;love;interfaith relations;Israel;Zionism;Middle East;Israel foreign relations;Jewish state;Judaism;chosenness;interreligious dialogue;world religious leadership;interfaith theory;Jewish theology of religions;contemporary Judaism;agnosticism;prayer;blessing;theology;Biblical interpretation
    Readership:
    Educated, critically thinking Jewish reader; Jewish educators and rabbis. Community based, with interest in self-enrichment.

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    Goshen-GottsteinAlon:

    Rabbi Dr. Alon Goshen-Gottstein is acknowledged as one of the world’s leading figures in interreligious dialogue. He is founder and director of the Elijah Interfaith Institute since 1997. His work bridges the theological and academic dimension with a variety of practical initiatives, especially involving world religious leadership. His academic work is divided between contributions to early rabbinic thought, Jewish spirituality, interfaith theory and Jewish theology of religions. He has held academic posts at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University, and has served as director of the Center for the Study of Rabbinic Thought, Beit Morasha College, Jerusalem. The present volume continues his ground-breaking work in the field of Jewish theology of religions.

    Rabbi Dr. Alon Goshen-Gottsteinis acknowledged as one of the world’s leading figures in interreligious dialogue. He is founder and director of the Elijah Interfaith Institute since 1997. His work bridges the theological and academic dimension with a variety of practical initiatives, especially involving world religious leadership. His academic work is divided between contributions to early rabbinic thought, Jewish spirituality, interfaith theory and Jewish theology of religions. He has held academic posts at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University, and has served as director of the Center for the Study of Rabbinic Thought, Beit Morasha College, Jerusalem. The present volume continues his ground-breaking work in the field of Jewish theology of religions.

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