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Scholarly Man of Faith
Scholarly Man of Faith

Scholarly Man of Faith

Studies in the Thought and Writings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

Edited by Ephraim Kanarfogel, Edited by Dov Schwartz

RELIGION

198 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $28.95 (US $28.95) (CA $38.95)

Publication Date: June 2018

ISBN 9789655242812

Rights: WOR X IL

Urim Publications (Jun 2018)

Price: $28.95
 
 

Overview

Offering new scholarship on the thought of the Rav, with a number of topics rarely covered in the past

This book sets forward a series of interesting and less-explored aspects of Rav Joseph B. Soloveitchik's teachings. These essays delve into the Rav's approach toward understanding biblical figures, his views on emotions and intellect, his appreciation of R. Yehudah ha-Levi, his understanding of medieval history, and the implications for modernity.

Author Biography

Ephraim Kanarfogel is a Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Law at Yeshiva University's Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies and a winner of the National Jewish Book Award for Scholarship and the Goldstein-Goren International Book Prize in Jewish Thought. Dov Schwartz is Professor of Philosophy at Bar-Ilan University