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Martin Kavka

Max Weber’s The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism , where he uses it to translate the Reformation concept of certitudo salutis . See Max Weber, “Die protestantische Ethik und der ‘Geist’ des Kapitalismus,” in Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Religionssoziologie , 3 vols. (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck

Avihu Zakai

Seventeenth Centuries This essay is dedicated to the memory of Sir Geoffrey Elton, 1921-1994 Avihu Zakai Department of History, Department of American Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem I. The reconstruction of the Jews' image within Protestant apocalypse and eschatology The Protestant Reformation

Almut Bruckstein

Page 118 HERMANN COHEN . ethics of maimonides 119 all external, heteronomous, institutional authority. Even the Platonic demand to “render an account” is itself taken from the banners of Protestantism . “ Die Rechenschaft wird . . . zum Schlagwort der Reformation. ” 18 “Rendering account

The Hard and the Soft

Moments in the Reception of Martin Buber as a Political Thinker

Samuel Hayim Brody

Reformation. In their debates over these events, Martin Luther (1483–1546) and Thomas Müntzer (1489–1525), among others, laid down battle lines that would remain pivotal for the next centuries of European political theology. As Michael Baylor has written, the radicals argued for a “Revolution of the Common

Derek McDougall

One of the major political consequences of the Reformation of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in Western Europe was the emergence of a climate of greater tolerance for a range of religious and non-religious perspectives. The Enlightenment of the eighteenth century accentuated this

Pinchas Giller

bodies - were privileged places, where the contrasted poles of Heaven and Earth met."l Lionel Rothkrug and Lewis Lancaster have studied the interplay of sacred relics, sanctified texts and the sanctification of images in post- reformation Christianity and classical Buddhism. Relic-based traditions pro

Myles Werntz

ideas come and contrary to the biblical precedent. That does not temper my critique of the inherited churchly institutions . . . The Church is called into being in freedom from that ethic of survival and where renewal or reformation in the Church happens for real, that very freedom is being exercised

Peter Ochs

. With Kaplan, he was attentive to the powers of change and process within rabbinic Judaism and argued for radical reformation within the context of the Conservative variety of observant Judaism. Like other aftermodern thinkers, however, Kadushin was also suspicious of essentialist or apriorist

Thomas Hubka

similarly invigorated art and architectural imagery from the Zohar influenced the reformation of 22 "How the Zohar Was Written," Yehuda Liebes, Studies, pp. 85-138, and Tishby, Wisdom, I, pp. 53, 55. For over forty years, Gershom Scholem's conclusion that Moshe de Leon was the author of the major portions

Stephen Benin

, 1991) 1-15; Natalie Zemon Davis, "From 'Popular Religion' to 'Religious Cultures,'" in Reformation Europe: A Guide to Research, ed. Stephen Ozment (St. Louis, 1982) 321-341, and Edward M. Peters, "Religion and Culture, Popular and Unpopular, 1500-1800," Journal of Modern History 59 (1987): 317-330. 12