The Martin Buber Reader: Essential Writings

Palgrave Macmillan (2002)
Abstract
There is no adequate understanding of contemporary Jewish and Christian theology without reference to Martin Buber. Buber wrote numerous books during his lifetime (1878-1965) and is best known for I and Thouand Good and Evil. Buber has influenced important Protestant theologians like Karl Barth, Emil Brunner, Paul Tillich, and Reinhold Niebuhr. His appeal is vast--not only is he renowned for his translations of the Hebrew Bible but also for his interpretation of Hasidism, his role in Zionism, and his writings in psychotherapy and political philosophy. In addition to a general introduction, each chapter is individually introduced, illuminating the historical and philosophical context of the readings. Footnotes explain difficult concepts, providing the reader with necessary references, plus a selective bibliography and subject index.
Keywords Philosophy  Judaism  Hasidism  Relationism  Philosophy and religion  Communities Philosophy  Zionism
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Call number B3213.B82.E52 2002
ISBN(s) 0312240511   2902845065   9780312240516
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