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Title Levinas faces biblical figures / edited by Yael Lin
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (vii, 219 pages)
Contents Intro -- Title Page -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Subjectivity, Hospitality and Exile -- The Meaning of the Abrahamic Adventure in Levinas's Thought -- Welcoming the Other -- Suffering, Justice, and Forgiveness -- Cruel Justice, Responsibility, and Forgiveness -- The Power of Goodness -- Choice and Election -- Ruth -- Jonah: Hero of the Impossible Escape -- The Face, Death, and Responsibility -- Abel's Look -- The Mystery of the Red Heifer -- Judaism, Messianism, and Zionism -- Joseph -- Ladders to Heaven -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary <Span style=""font-style:italic;"">Levinas Faces Biblical Figures captures the drama of the encounter between a great philosopher and a text of primary importance. The book considers the ways in which Levinas's thoughts can open up the biblical text to requestioning, and how the biblical text can inform our reading of Levinas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-213) and index
Notes English
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Subject Lévinas, Emmanuel
Lévinas, Emmanuel
SUBJECT Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible fast
Subject PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Modern.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Lin, Yael, editor
LC no. 2021675859
ISBN 9780739182833