To Mend the World: Foundations of Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought

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"This subtle and nuanced study is clearly Fackenheim's most important book." - Paul Mendes-Flohr. "...magnificent in sweep and in execution of detail." - Franklin H. Littell. In "To Mend the World", Emil L. Fackenheim points the way to Judaism's renewal in a world and an age in which all of our notions - about God, humanity, and revelation - have been severely challenged. He tests the resources within Judaism for healing the breach between secularism and revelation after the Holocaust. Spinoza, Rosenzweig, Hegel, Heidegger, and Buber figure prominently in his account.

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Tikkun--the mending of the world and the faith of the contemporary Jew after the Holocaust--is the theme that Emil Fackenheim addresses in his most important book. Fackenheim looks to the great philosophers of Western thought--Spinoza, Rosenzweig, Hegel, and Husserl--seeking answers to the moral debasement this century has witnessed.

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EMIL L. FACKENHEIM is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Toronto and Fellow of the Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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