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A Traditional quest [electronic resource] : essays in honour of Louis Jacobs / edited by Dan Cohn-Sherbok.

Contributor(s): Jacobs, Louis | Cohn-Sherbok, Dan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 114.Publisher: Sheffield, England : JSOT Press, c1991Description: 1 online resource (233 p.) : 1 port.ISBN: 9780567527288 (electronic bk.); 056752728X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Judaism | Jacobs, Louis | Jacobs, Louis -- Bibliographie | Juda�isme | RELIGION -- Judaism -- TheologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Traditional quest.DDC classification: 296.3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
From philosophy to religion / Jacob Neusner -- A theological response to orthodoxies / Eugene Borowitz -- Defining the uniqueness of the Holocaust / Steven T. Katz -- Leo Baeck / Albert Friedlander -- The human body and the image of God / Byron L. Sherwin -- The classical tradition in Byzantium / Nicholas de Lange -- Akkadian medicine in the Babylonian Talmud / M.J. Geller -- Psychoanalytic approaches to biblical narrative (Genesis 1-4) / Adrian Cunningham -- Saul Levi Morteira's Eulogy for Menasseh ben Israel / Marc Saperstein -- Ownership and autonomy / Jonathan Magonet -- Law in reform Judaism / Dan Cohn-Sherbok -- Moses Mendelssohn's concept of tolerance / David Patterson -- The quest for a Jewish theology and a non-fundamentalist Halakhah / Paul Morris.
Summary: Louis Jacobs has made a formidable contribution to Jewish scholarship over the last 40 years. In addition he has inspired a generation of students of Judaica as well as members of his own congregation at the New London Synagogue. The contributors to this volume in his honour include a wide range of distinguished scholars. Beginning with Jacob Neusner's essay on the transformation of the Dual Torah in the first four centuries CE, the volume ranges over a variety of topics in the field of Bible, Talmud, history and theology, mirroring the wide range of Louis Jacobs' own interests. In addition, a.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

From philosophy to religion / Jacob Neusner -- A theological response to orthodoxies / Eugene Borowitz -- Defining the uniqueness of the Holocaust / Steven T. Katz -- Leo Baeck / Albert Friedlander -- The human body and the image of God / Byron L. Sherwin -- The classical tradition in Byzantium / Nicholas de Lange -- Akkadian medicine in the Babylonian Talmud / M.J. Geller -- Psychoanalytic approaches to biblical narrative (Genesis 1-4) / Adrian Cunningham -- Saul Levi Morteira's Eulogy for Menasseh ben Israel / Marc Saperstein -- Ownership and autonomy / Jonathan Magonet -- Law in reform Judaism / Dan Cohn-Sherbok -- Moses Mendelssohn's concept of tolerance / David Patterson -- The quest for a Jewish theology and a non-fundamentalist Halakhah / Paul Morris.

Louis Jacobs has made a formidable contribution to Jewish scholarship over the last 40 years. In addition he has inspired a generation of students of Judaica as well as members of his own congregation at the New London Synagogue. The contributors to this volume in his honour include a wide range of distinguished scholars. Beginning with Jacob Neusner's essay on the transformation of the Dual Torah in the first four centuries CE, the volume ranges over a variety of topics in the field of Bible, Talmud, history and theology, mirroring the wide range of Louis Jacobs' own interests. In addition, a.

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