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Title Menachem Kellner : Jewish universalism / edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2015]
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Series Library of contemporary Jewish philosophers, 2213-6010 ; volume 12
Library of contemporary Jewish philosophers ; volume 12
Contents 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
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher
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Subject Kellner, Menachem Marc, 1946-
Kellner, Menachem Marc, 1946-
Jewish philosophy -- 21st century.
Judaism and philosophy.
Universalism.
Jewish philosophy.
Judaism and philosophy.
PHILOSOPHY -- Eastern.
Universalism.
Form Electronic book
Author Hughes, Aaron W., 1968- editor.
Tirosh-Samuelson, Hava, 1950- editor.
ISBN 9004298282
9789004298286