Browse by Category Items: 0 Total: $0.00
Special Values and Kits
Adult Non Fiction/Text Study
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Preparation
Best of RJ Magazine eBooks
Best Sellers
Certificates for Congregations
Children's Books
Congregation & Board Resources
Curriculum/Textbooks
--Mitkadem Digital (NEW!)
e-Books
Ethics
Gifts & Gift Certificates
Hebrew
High Holy Holidays
Holidays
Holocaust
Israel
Jewish Living
Miscellaneous
Music - Recorded (CDs)
Music - Recorded (Downloads)
Music - Sheet - Choral Works
Music - Sheet (Downloads)
Music - Sheet - Rental Scores
Music - Sheet - Solo Voice
Music - Song Books, Folios and Instrumental
NEW PRODUCTS
NAJCF (North American Jewish Choral Festival)
Outreach and Membership
Passover
Reform Judaism
Remembering Debbie Friedman
Sacred Texts
Shabbat
Social Justice/Tikkun Olam
Spirituality
Teacher & School Committee Resources
Torah and Haftarah MP3s




URJ Books And Music :: Adult Non Fiction/Text Study :: Adult Nonfiction :: Finding God: Selected Responses (Revised Edition)

Finding God: Selected Responses (Revised Edition)
Click to enlarge   Click to enlarge

ISBN: 978-0-8074-0798-1

Paperback
Finding God: Selected Responses (Revised Edition)

Rifat Sonsino and Daniel B. Syme

Details
 
SKU 571300
Weight 0.70 lbs
Price: $15.95
Save:

Options
 
Quantity

Add to cart
        



Finding God, by way of essays on significant Jewish thinkers, attempts to answer the questions looming above us all: What is God? Is there more than one God? How can we know God? What does God "want" from us? How does God relate to me? This latest edition of Finding God includes three new essays on the distinct theology of Abraham Joshua Heschel, Emil Fackenheim, Harold Schulweis, Judith Plaskow, Lawrence Kushner, Alvin Reines, and other modern thinkers. These three new pieces are coupled with the "God concepts" belonging to biblical figures, the rabbis of centuries ago, and medieval philosophers. By book's end readers no doubt discover that no single interpretation accurately conceptualizes the Jewish God.

Author/Composer/Illustrator/Artist

Sonsino, Rifat
Syme, Daniel

Related products
And God Spoke These Words: The Ten Commandments and Contemporary Ethics And God Spoke These Words: The Ten Commandments and Contemporary Ethics

In And God Spoke These Words, Rabbi Sonsino draws on commentators from Maimonides to Mel Brooks to explore how the Ten Commandments have been interpreted—and misinterpreted—for generations. He examines the religious and legal texts of the Israelites’ neighbors in the Ancient Near East, surveys centuries of Rabbinic commentary, and engages with contemporary secular and Jewish thought. Sonsino’s thorough contextualization and discussion of the Decalogue provide the reader with an understanding of where these iconic commands originate, how they have been understood by Jews throughout the ages, and what moral direction they can still provide in the 21st century.
$17.95
Did Moses Really Have Horns?  And Other Myths About Jews and Judaism Did Moses Really Have Horns? And Other Myths About Jews and Judaism

Why did generations of people grow up thinking that Jews really had horns? Did Eve really eat an apple, and if not, why does everyone think she did? Did Noah’s ark really exist? Did Moses really write the Torah?

This fascinating book explores these and many other assumptions about Jews and Judaism. Rabbi Sonsino uses history, archeology, and other scholarship to debunk familiar myths, showing how and why they developed over time. This book is for everyone who wants to know more about Judaism and get the real story behind the myth.
$17.95

Recommended products list
Customers who bought this product also bought the following products:


Upcoming Events:
December 11, 2013
Biennial 2013
Most Popular Items:
Growing Jewish Minds, Growing Jewish Souls: Promoting Spiritual, Social, and Emotional Growth in Jewish Education

What is the goal of Jewish education? Is it to fill students’ brains with Jewish knowledge? Or is it to fill their hearts and souls with Jewish values?

Learn More
Yoga Shalom (Book, DVD, and CD)

Yoga Shalom is a unique worship experience that brings together body, mind, and spirit for an extraordinary prayer service. Combining the two powerful spiritual disciplines of Jewish worship and yoga practice, Yoga Shalom leads to deeper understandings of both, or as author Lisa Levine writes of her initial forays into yoga as a cantorial student, “I learned to be more present in my prayers and meditations so I could better pray with and on behalf of my congregation.”

Learn More
Duties of the Soul: The Role of Commandments in Liberal Judaism

This outstanding anthology of thirteen essays by esteemed leaders of the Reform rabbinate reexamines the role of mitzvot in liberal Judaism as viewed through philosophical, experiential, and practical contexts. In this groundbreaking collection, Niles E. Goldstein and Peter S. Knobel identify the challenges of living as a Reform Jew in today's rapidly changing world.

Coming from a wide range of experiences and viewpoints, the essayists contend that for Judaism to survive, Reform Jews must find a balance between maintaining a strong presence in the arenas of social action and basic Reform principles and adopting a strong ideology of observance, tradition, and literacy.

  • Includes 13 essays with an introduction by the editors
  • Authoritative works by key leaders of the Reform movement
  • Comprehensive look at today's understanding of mitzvot

Learn More
Mark Your Calendar