Dorff, Elliot. Knowing God: Jewish Journeys to the
Unknowable. Jason Aronson. 1992. Paperback, 1996. ISBN 1-568219-64-4.
[R. Dorff is provost and professor of philosophy at the University of Judaism
Dorff, Elliot N. (ed); Newman, Louis E. (ed.) Contemporary Jewish
Theology: A Reader. Oxford Univ Press; 1998. Paperback. ISBN 0-195114-67-1.
Fishbane, Michael. The Exegetical Imagination: On Jewish Thought
and Theology. Harvard Univ Pr; October 1998. Paperback. ISBN 0-674274-62-8.
[Illustrates the technique of midrashic biblical exposition, as well as
discussing some of the conclusions reached.]
Gillman, Neil. Sacred Fragments: Recovering Theology for the
Modern Jew. Jewish Publication Society. 1990. Paperback, 1992. 296 pp.
ISBN 0-827604-03-3. [A National Jewish Book Award winner; R. Gillman is
professor of philosophy at the Jewish Theological Seminary] (Conservative)
Green, Arthur. Seek My Face, Speak My Name: A Contemporary
Jewish Theology. Jason Aronson. 1992. Paperback, 1994. ISBN
1-568212-13-5. [R. Green, who recently left the presidency of the
Reconstructionist Rabbinical College for a chair at Brandeis, is regarded as a
leading exponent of neo-Hasidism] (Reconstructionist)
Hartman, David. A Living Covenant: The Innovative Spirit in
Traditional Judaism. Free Press. 1985. Paperback, 1998, Jewish Lights
Pub. 368 pp. ISBN 1-580230-11-3. [R. Hartman is director of the Shalom Hartman
Institute for Advanced Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, and a student of Rav
Heschel, Abraham Joshua. God in Search of Man: A Philosophy of
Judaism. Harper Torchbook. 1966. Reprinted 1997, Noonday Press. 464 pp.
ISBN 0-374513-31-7. [One of Heschel's more accessible major works.]
Heschel, Abraham Joshua. Man Is Not Alone: A Philosophy of
Religion. Noonday Press, 1997. Paperback. 320 pages. ISBN
Jewish Observer, The. The Ethical Imperative: Torah perspectives
on ethics and values. Artscroll/Mesorah; 2000. Hardcover. ISBN
Kaplan, Mordecai M. Judaism as a Civilization.
Reconstructionist Press, New York. 1934. Jewish Publication Society; 1994.
Paperback. 640 pages. ISBN 0-827605-29-3. [One of the most original
contributions toward creating a comprehensive program for creative Jewish life.
Kaplan here offers his now famous concept of Judaism as an evolving religious
civilization. For Judaism to survive and grow, Jews must continue to
reconstruct their heritage in response to changes in social, political, and
Kaplan, Mordecai, M. The Meaning of God in Modern Jewish
Religion. Wayne State Univ Pr; 1994. Paperback reprint. ISBN 0-814325-52-1.
[Kaplan's most easily understood theological work. It is organized around the
Jewish holidays but actually is an elaboration of the basic concepts of his
theological system. This edition includes a new introduction, in which Kaplan's
thought is put in a historical perspective.]
Peli, P. (ed.)Soloveitchik on Repentance: The Thought and Oral
Discourses of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. Paulist Press. 1984.
Reprinted 1996 Paperback, Jason Aronson. 320 pp. ISBN 1-568219-85-7. [The Rav
as presented by the late chair of Hebrew Studies at Ben Gurion University]
Schulweis, Harold M. For Those Who Can't Believe: Overcoming the
Obstacles to Faith. Harperperennial Library; 1998. Paperback. 224 pages.
Seltzer, Robert M. Jewish People, Jewish Thought. Prentice
Hall College Div; 1982. Paperback. ISBN 0-024089-40-0.
Sonsino, Rifat; Syme, Daniel B. Finding God: Ten Jewish
Responses. Union of American Hebrew Congregations; 1986. Paperback. 140
pages. ISBN 0-807403-12-1. [Reform].
Soloveichik, Rabbi Ahron, Logic of the Heart, Logic of the
Mind. Judaica Press/Genesis Jerusalem Press, 1991, ISBN 0-963093-60-6.
Out of print.
Wolpe, David J. The Healer of Shattered Hearts: A Jewish View
of God. Penguin USA (Paper); 1991. Paperback Reprint edition. ISBN
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