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Description - Hebrew Language and Jewish Thought by David Patterson

Drawing on more than three hundred Hebrew roots, the author shows that Jewish thought employs Hebrew concepts and categories that are altogether distinct from those that characterize the Western speculative tradition. Among the key categories that shape Jewish thought are holiness, divinity, humanity, prayer, responsibility, exile, dwelling, gratitude, and language itself. While the Hebrew language is central to the investigation, the reader need not have a knowledge of Hebrew in order to follow it. Essential reading for students and scholars of Judaism, this book will also be of value to anyone interested in the categories of thinking that form humanity's ultimate concerns.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415346979
ISBN-10: 0415346975
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Pages: 252
Imprint: RoutledgeCurzon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Patterson

David Patterson holds the Bornblum Chair in Judaic Studies at the University of Memphis. He has written numerous books on Jewish thought, Holocaust studies, and other topics. He received the Koret Jewish Book Award for his study of Holocaust diaries Along the Edge of Annihilation (1999).

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