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Author Kellner, Menachem Marc, 1946- author.

Title Must a Jew believe anything? / Menachem Kellner
Edition Second edition
Published Liverpool, UK : The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with Liverpool University Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (204 pages)
Series Littman library of Jewish civilization
Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Contents Two types of faith -- Rabbinic thought -- Why Judaism acquired a systematic theology -- Maimonides: dogma without dogmatism -- Maimonides: impact, implications, challenges -- Heresy-hunting -- How to live with other Jews -- Afterword -- Appendix 1. Maimonides on reward and punishment -- Appendix 2. The thirteen principles -- Appendix 3. Yigdal and Nai maʼamin
Summary The crucial question for today's Jewish world, Kellner argues, is not whether Jews will have Jewish grandchildren, but how many different sorts of mutually exclusive Judaisms those grandchildren will face. This accessible book examines how the split that threatens the Jewish future can be avoided. For this second edition, the author has added a substantial Afterword, reviewing his thinking on the subject and addressing the reactions to the original edition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-195) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204. 13 ʻiḳre ha-emunah.
Maimonides, Moses.
SUBJECT 13 ʻiḳre ha-emunah (Maimonides, Moses) fast
Subject Judaism -- Doctrines.
Orthodox Judaism.
RELIGION / Judaism / Theology
Judaism -- Doctrines
Orthodox Judaism
Jüdische Theologie
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781786949875