The Love of God: Divine Gift, Human Gratitude, and Mutual Faithfulness in Judaism (Library of Jewish Ideas)

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  • Title: The Love of God: Divine Gift, Human Gratitude, and Mutual Faithfulness in Judaism (Library of Jewish Ideas)
  • Author: Jon D. Levenson
  • ISBN: 9780691164298
  • Page: 254
  • Format: Hardcover

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  1. Jon D Levenson is the Albert A List Professor of Jewish Studies at the Harvard Divinity School.He is a scholar of the Bible and of the rabbinic midrash, with an interest in the philosophical and theological issues involved in biblical studies He studies the relationship between traditional modes of Biblical interpretation and modern historical criticism He also studies the relationship between Judaism and Christianity.Levenson s foci include Theological traditions in ancient Israel biblical and rabbinic periods Literary Interpretation of the Hebrew Bible Midrash History of Jewish biblical interpretation Modern Jewish theology Jewish Christian relations.

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  1. What is the nature of the love of God in Judaism Does the love flow in both directions or does it flow only from humans to God Jon Levenson, the Albert A List Professor of Jewish Studies at Harvard University explores a multitude of related understandings of the love of God in his new book The Love of God Divine, Gift, Human Gratitude, and Mutual Faithfulness in Judaism 2015 The book is relatively short, but it is learned and densely written It is a book that must be pondered and studied The boo [...]


  2. This book analyzes the Love of God in both of its literal directions love of God by Israel and love of Israel by God Jon Levenson examines the commandment , You will love your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your might, from the point of view of what it means to command love Ancient sources describe relationships between suzerainty and vassals Biblical, Rabbinic, and modern writings Buber and Rosenzweig are discussed The idea of closely following ritual observances as m [...]



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