Nachman Krochmal: Guiding the Perplexed of the Modern Age

Nachman KrochmalGuiding the Perplexed of the Modern Age

Publisher: New York University Press
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Subject: RELIGION / Judaism / History
ISBN: 9780814735084
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Number of pages: 356 Pages

"A well-organized and engaging read."—Religious Studies ReviewThe first in-depth look important nineteenth century Jewish thinker and historian. Well-written [and] well- researched."—The Jerusalem Post Magazine"A significant contribution to our understanding of the rise of modern Judaism in its East European manifestation."—ChoiceHarris examines Nachman Krochmal's work, particularly as it aimed to guide Jews through the modern revolution in metaphysical and historical thinking, thus enabling them to commit themselves to Judaism without sacrificing intellectual integrity.