The Emergence of Jewish Theology in America

The Emergence of Jewish Theology in America

Robert G. Goldy
Distribution: World
Publication date: 3/1/1990
Format: cloth
ISBN: 978-0-253-32601-0
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“Goldy's book is different from any other book on Jewish theology. He has presented a popular, pithy and extremely informative volume for the scholar as well as for the average intelligent reader . . . ” —Jewish Post and Opinion

“ . . . excellent primer on Jewish theology . . . ” —Heritage Southwest Jewish Press

“ . . . a significant and unique contribution to an understanding of contemporary Jewish theology . . . Goldy's command of modern Christian theologians and his ability to indicate how these thinkers have informed their Jewish students and peers make this an innately compelling work for students of western theology . . . [and] observers of comparative religious trends.” —David Ellenson

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Introduction
2. The Situation of American Jewish Theology in 1945\
3. The Call for Theology
4. A Decade of Controversy
5. The Revival of Theology
6. The New Jewish Theology in Outline
7. The Question of Jewish Theology in Heschel, Fackenheim, and Soloveichik
8. From Whence We Have Come

Notes
Sources Cited
Index