David R. Blumenthal: Living with God and Humanity

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David R. Blumenthal is Jay and Leslie Cohen Professor of Judaic Studies at Emory University. He has contributed greatly to the growth of Jewish Studies, the place of Judaism in Religious Studies, interreligious dialogue, and the reframing of Judaism in light of the Holocaust, postmodernism, and poststructuralism. For Blumenthal, theology is an ongoing reflection about everything we believe and do in the context of the living tradition.

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Biographical Note

Hava Tirosh-Samuelson is Professor of History, Irving and Miriam Lowe Professor of Modern Judaism, and Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.

Aaron W. Hughes holds the Philip S. Bernstein Chair of Jewish Studies in the Department of Religion and Classics at the University of Rochester.

Table of contents

The Contributors
Editors' Introduction to Series
David R. Blumenthal: An Intellectual Portrait Hava Tirosh-Samuelson
Personality as an Attribute of God
Liturgies of Anger
How Might Another Shoah Be Prevented?
Maimonides' Philosophic Mysticism
Interview with David R. Blumenthal Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes
Select Bibliography

Readership

Available in print and electronically, the books in the Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers will be ideal for use in diverse educational settings (e.g., college-level courses, rabbinic seminaries, adult Jewish learning, and inter-religious dialogue).