Arthur Green: Hasidism for Tomorrow

Arthur Green: Hasidism for Tomorrow

Edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes Introduction by Ariel Evan Mayse Arthur Green is Rector of the post-denominational Rabbinical School and Irving Brudnick Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Religion at Hebrew College in Newton, Massachusetts. Originally ordained as a Conservative rabbi, Green considers himself a neo-Hasidic Jew, identifying with none of the established Jewish denominations. He combines historical knowledge of the Jewish mystical tradition with an original constructive…

Michael Fishbane: Jewish Hermeneutical Theology

Michael Fishbane: Jewish Hermeneutical Theology

Edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes Michael Fishbane is Nathan Cummings Distinguished Service Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Trained in biblical studies and the ancient Near East at Brandeis University, he has written on rabbinic interpretation, medieval Jewish philosophy and mysticism, Hasidism, modern Jewish philosophy, and Hebrew poetry. His earlier groundbreaking historical work has provided the foundation for his more recent constructive…

Elliot R. Wolfson: Poetic Thinking

Elliot R. Wolfson: Poetic Thinking

Edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes Elliot R. Wolfson is Professor of Religious Studies and the Marsha and Jay Glazer Chair of Jewish Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. A scholar of Jewish mysticism and philosophy, he uses the textual sources of Judaism to examine universal philosophical topics such as the function and processes of the imagination, the paradoxes of temporality, and the mystery of poetic…

Avi Sagi: Existentialism, Pluralism, and Identity

Avi Sagi: Existentialism, Pluralism, and Identity

Edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Arizona State University and Aaron W. Hughes, University of Rochester. Avi Sagi is Professor of Philosophy at Bar Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel, and Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem, Israel. A philosopher, literary critic, scholar of cultural studies, historian and philosopher of halakhah, public intellectual, social critic, and educator, Sagi has written most lucidly on the challenges that face humanity, Judaism,…

Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers (PB SET) Volumes 1-5

Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers (PB SET) Volumes 1-5

Edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Arizona State University and Aaron W. Hughes The Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers showcases outstanding Jewish thinkers who have made lasting contributions to constructive Jewish philosophy in the second half of the 20th century. Each volume is devoted to one particular thinker and is meant to show the thinker’s relationship to the Jewish philosophical past and to contemporary Jewish existence. Each volume follows the same structure:…