A Living Covenant: The Innovative Spirit in Traditional Judaism

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Free Press, 1985 - Religion - 340 pages
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Argues that Judaism is founded on a relationship between man and God based on respect, responsibility, an reverence, discusses traditions of submission and self-assertion, and examines the role of God in human history

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A Living Covenant: The Innovative Spirit in Traditional Judaism

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Hartman's 1985 National Jewish Book Award-winning title presents a modern interpretation of traditional Judaic thought on prayer, the nature of god and humankind's relation to that being, tragedy and suffering, and the necessity (or not) of redemption. Read full review

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Contents

Part One THE HUMAN BEING IN JUDAISM
19
Within Judaism
42
Approach to Prayer
150
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Hartman, philosopher and social activist, is the founder and director of the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem and is one of the most respected theologians in the world. He is Professor Emeritus at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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