Jewish Theology in Postwar America

Michael L. Morgan

in Beyond Auschwitz

Published in print October 2001 | ISBN: 9780195148626
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199870011 | DOI:
Jewish Theology in Postwar America

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This chapter covers the writings and interchanges of various Jewish theologians who wrote in America in the late 1940s, the 1950s, and the 1960s, who included existentialists, and Reform Jewish theologians. These writers include Emil Fackenheim, Will Herberg, Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, Eugene Borowitz, Bernhard Heller, Jakob Petuchowski, Arthur Cohen, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Joseph Soloveitchik, Lou Silberman, Bernard Martin, Eliezer Berkovits, Richard Rubinstein, and many others. The chapter also covers the debates in various journals as well as ideas put forward in more substantial publications (essays, books, etc.).

Keywords: American writers; Eliezer Berkovits; Eugene Borowitz; Martin Buber; Arthur Cohen; existentialists; Emil Fackenheim; Bernhard Heller; Will Herberg; Abraham Joshua Heschel; Jewish theologians; Bernard Martin; Jakob Petuchowski; Reform Jewish theologians; Franz Rosenzweig; Richard Rubinstein; Lou Silberman; Joseph Soloveitchik

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Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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