Emil L. Fackenheim philosopher, theologian, Jew

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .

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  • Fackenheim, Emil L.,
  • Jewish philosophers.,
  • Philosophy, Jewish.,
  • Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.,
  • Judaism and philosophy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Sharon Portnoff, James A. Diamond, and Martin D. Yaffe ; with a foreword by Elie Wiesel.
SeriesSupplements to the journal of Jewish thought and philosophy -- v. 5
ContributionsPortnoff, Sharon., Diamond, James Arthur., Yaffe, Martin D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB995.F334 E45 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19998772M
ISBN 109789004157675
LC Control Number2008005680

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Fackenheim. philosopher, professor, rabbi, friend-and survivor of Sachsenhausen-from whom I learned, “Prayer is the quintessential human act.” In him I found intellectual brilliance combined with resilient faith in the Holy One of Israel.

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Morgan -- Thought going to school with life?: Fackenheim's last philosophical testament / Benjamin Pollock -- Fackenheim's paradoxical th commandment: some personal reflections / Martin J. Plax.

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