Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers is a panoramic survey of over 2,000 years of Jewish thought, religious and secular, ancient and modern. Now in its second edition, this essential reference guide contains new introductions to the lives and works of such thinkers as: Hannah Arendt, Immanuel Levinas, Judith Plaskow, Sigmund Freud, and Walter Benjamin.Also including fully updated guides to further reading on figures from the middle ages through to the twenty-first century, historical maps and a chronology placing the thinkers in context, this is an essential and affordable one-volume reference to a rich and complex tradition.
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Rabbi Professor Dan Cohn-Sherbok teaches Jewish Theology at the University of Kent. He is the author and editor of over 40 books including Who's Who in Jewish History and Atlas of Jewish History, (Routledge, 1996).Review:
Cohn-Sherbok has done a service for those of us needing short biographies of 50 important figures in our tradition. . . . It is a wonderful text that can be used to complement introductory books to Judaism
–Jewish Book World
...each entry contains an appropriate, brief summary of the life of the individual and his writings, along with a very brief list of references. The author's selections are exclusively male..
– Jewish Book Council, Vol. 15, No. 2
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Book Description Routledge, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110415126282
Book Description Routledge. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0415126282 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1077774