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Heschel, Hasidism, and Halakha

Heschel, Hasidism, and Halakha

Samuel Dresner

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823221158
eISBN:
9780823236749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823221158.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Born in Warsaw, Abraham Heschel earned a doctorate in philosophy at the University of Berlin, and taught in Berlin and Frankfurt. After being deported by the Nazis to Poland in 1938, ... More

Imagine No ReligionHow Modern Abstractions Hide Ancient Realities

Imagine No Religion: How Modern Abstractions Hide Ancient Realities

Carlin A. Barton and Daniel Boyarin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271191
eISBN:
9780823271245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271191.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

There are two lines of argument in the book. The first, supported by some current and previous scholarship, develops the idea that ancient Hellenic and Roman cultures did not have and would not have ... More

In the World, Yet Not of the WorldSocial and Global Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch
                        Bartholomew

In the World, Yet Not of the World: Social and Global Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

John Chryssavgis (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231713
eISBN:
9780823237005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231713.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book represents a selection of major addresses and significant messages as well as public statements by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, “first ... More

Is Critique Secular?Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Talal Asad, Wendy Brown, Judith Butler, and Saba Mahmood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book interrogates settled ways of thinking about the seemingly interminable conflict between religious and secular values in our world today. What are the assumptions and resources internal to ... More

Isaac On Jewish and Christian AltarsPolemic and Exegesis in Rashi and the Glossa Ordinaria

Isaac On Jewish and Christian Altars: Polemic and Exegesis in Rashi and the Glossa Ordinaria

Devorah Schoenfeld

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243495
eISBN:
9780823243532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243495.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

“Isaac on Jewish and Christian Altars” offers an in-depth examination of two of the most influential Christian and Jewish Bible commentaries of the High Middle Ages. The Glossa Ordinaria and Rashi's ... More

Islam and the Challenge of Civilization

Islam and the Challenge of Civilization

Abdelwahab Meddeb

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251230
eISBN:
9780823252916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251230.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In his fifth essay since 9/11 on the subject of Islam and violence, the author again makes the urgent case for an Islamic reformation, particularly in Western Europe, home to millions of Muslims, ... More

Jesuit and Feminist EducationIntersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Jeffrey P. von Arx and Charles L. Currie

Jocelyn M. Boryczka and Elizabeth A. Petrino (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores how the principles and practices of Ignatian pedagogy overlap and intersect with contemporary feminist theory in order to gain deeper insight into the complexities of today's ... More

Kierkegaard and the Staging of DesireRhetoric and Performance in a Theology of Eros

Kierkegaard and the Staging of Desire: Rhetoric and Performance in a Theology of Eros

Carl S. Hughes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257256
eISBN:
9780823261505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257256.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Theology in the modern era often assumes that the consummate form of theological discourse is objective prose—ignoring or condemning apophatic traditions and the spiritual eros that drives them. For ... More

The Legacy of German Jewry

The Legacy of German Jewry

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228263
eISBN:
9780823237142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228263.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

First published in 1957, this book is a rethinking of the German–Jewish experience. The book challenges the elegiac view of Gershom Scholem, showing us the German–Jewish legacy in literature, ... More

Lessons in Secular Criticism

Lessons in Secular Criticism

Stathis Gourgouris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253784
eISBN:
9780823261215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253784.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book reconfigures recent secularism debates, by showing (1) how the secular imagination is closely linked to society’s radical poiesis, its capacity to imagine and create unprecedented forms of ... More

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