Ancient Jewish Philosophy has been added to your Cart. As a Christian reader I found Professor Efros' study of the historical development of Jewish philosophical theology very helpful historically as well as theologically.
Ancient Jewish Philosophy has been added to your Cart. Efros highlights the continuing tension between two schools of thought: Holiness (emphasizing God's transcendence) and Glory (stressing the immanence of God). The tension between these two poles of thought is traced from the prophetic era to the Middle Ages.
Jewish philosophy (Hebrew: פילוסופיה יהודית) includes all philosophy carried out by Jews, or in relation to the religion of Judaism. Until modern Haskalah (Jewish Enlightenment) and Jewish emancipation, Jewish philosophy was preoccupied with attempts to reconcile coherent new ideas into the tradition of Rabbinic Judaism, thus organizing emergent ideas that are not necessarily Jewish into a uniquely Jewish scholastic framework and world-view.
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Israel L. Efros, Hebrew and American poet and scholar who was the coauthor of a definitive Hebrew-English dictionary, died on Jan. 4 in Tel Aviv. A long-time resident of New York City, he was 90 years old. Dr. Efros was born in the Ukraine and came to the United States in 1905. He received a doctorate from Columbia University and taught Jewish philosophy at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Buffalo. He was the author of nine books of poetry and scholarly works, including ''Ancient Jewish Philosophy'' and ''Silent Wigwams,'' a collection of poems based on American Indian legends and lore. There were no immediate survivors.
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Encyclopedia of Jewish and Israeli history, politics and culture, with biographies, statistics, articles and documents on topics from anti-Semitism to Zionism. BIBLIOGRAPHY: J. Kaplan, 2000 Books and More: an Annotated and Selected Bibliography of Jewish History and Thought (1983).