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...Berkson, Isaac Baer Isaac Berkson was born on 23 December 1891 in New York City, and died there on 10 March 1975. His main interests were in Jewish philosophy and education. He received his BA from City College of New York in 1912. He...
...Borowitz, Eugene Bernard Eugene B. Borowitz was born on 20 February 1924 in Columbus, Ohio. He received his BA from Ohio State University in 1943. He then attended the Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, receiving rabbinic ordination...
...Rubenstein, Richard Lowell Richard Rubenstein was born on 8 January 1924 in New York City. He was a student at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio (1942–5) and then at the University of Cincinnati, where he received his BA in 1946...

Jewish Existentialism

Robert L. Wicks

Robert L. Wicks is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Introduction to Existentialism : From Kierkegaard to The Seventh Seal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Franz Rosenzweig (1886–1929) Franz Rosenzweig is most well known for The Star of Redemption (Der Stern der Erlösung), a book written during his military service in the First World War. It dates from August 1918 to February 1919...
...Wise, Isaac Mayer x, Isaac M. Wise was born on 29 March 1819 in Steingrub, Bohemia (now Kammeny Dvur, Czech Republic). Isaac's early ambition to become a rabbi was frustrated by childhood poverty. After his father's early death, Wise...
...Abraham Heschel was born on 11 January 1907 in Warsaw, Poland, and died on 23 December 1972 in New York City. The foremost Jewish theologian of the post-World War II era, he also carried out important scholarship on biblical, rabbinic...
...Wiesel, Eliezer Elie Wiesel was born in Sighet, Transylvania, Romania, on 30 September 1928. An uneventful early childhood in a Hasidic community was followed by his and his family’s deportation by the Nazis to Auschwitz in 1944, when Elie...

Idolatry and Iconoclasm

Douglas Hedley

Douglas Hedley is Reader in Hermeneutics and Metaphysics and Fellow of Clare College, University of Cambridge, UK. A past President of the European Society for the Philosophy of Religion, he is the author of Coleridge, Philosophy and Religion (2000), Sacrifice Imagined (2011) and Living Forms of the Imagination (2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Iconic Imagination

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...‘The true Neoplatonist is at once an idoloclast and an iconodule’.A. H. Armstrong, Downside Review 95 (1977), 176–89 [reprinted in Plotinian and Christian Studies, XXIV].A. H. Armstrong, Downside Review 95 (1977), 176–89 [reprinted...
...Kohler, Kaufmann Kohler was born on 10 May 1843 in Fürth in the Bavarian region of Germany. Beginning at the age of eight he received extensive Talmudic training, not at the yeshiva in his hometown but in private studies at Mainz, Altona...
...David Friedländer was born in Königsberg on 6 December 1750 and died in Berlin on 25 December 1834. He was the son of Joachim Moses Friedländer, a Jewish banker and merchant in Königsberg, and uncle to Michael Friedländer , the famous...