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Jewish Liturgical Reasoning

Steven Kepnes


Jewish Liturgical Reasoning is an attempt to articulate the internal patterns of philosophical, ethical, and theological reasoning that are at work in Jewish synagogue liturgies. Jewish Liturgical Reasoning is also about the relationship between internal Jewish liturgical reasoning and the variety of “external” philosophical and theological forms of reasoning that have been developed in modern and postliberal Jewish philosophy. The book focuses, in its first chapters, on the liturgical reasoning of Moses Mendelssohn, Hermann Cohen, and Franz Rosenzweig. It then attempts to further ... More

Keywords: liturgical, Jewish philosophy, Mendelssohn, Cohen, Rosenzweig, postliberal theology, hermeneutics, semiotic theory, performance theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780195313819
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313819.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steven Kepnes, author
Colgate University
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