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American-Jewish Non-Fiction
W o l p e , D a v i d J .
Why beJewish?
1st ed. New
York:
Holt, 1995. 104
p. Bibliog., index.
The Word: Jewish Wisdom Through Time: a Spiritual Sourcebook.
Compiled
by Noah BenShea. New York: Random House, 1995. 405 p.
Wrestling with the Angel: Jewish Insights on Death andMourning.
Ed. with
intros, by Jack Riemer; foreword by Sherwin B. Nuland. New York:
Schocken, 1995. 374 p.
New rituals for coping with bereavement, which lack grounding in tradi­
tional Jewish sources.
PHILOSOPHY
B e n am OZEGH, E l i a .
Israel andHumanity.
T r., ed., & with an intro, by
Maxwell Luria; preface & appendix on kabbalah in Elijah Ben-
amozegh’s thought by Moshe Idel. New York: Paulist Press, 1995. 436
p. (Classics of Western Spirituality) Bibliog., index.
B e n o r , E h u d .
Worship of the Heart: a Study ofMaimonides
Philosophy
ofReligion.
Albany: State University o f New York Press, 1995. 262 p.
(SUNY Series in Jewish Philosophy) Bibliog., index.
B e r l i n , N a p h t a l i Z e v i J u d a h .
Why Antisemitism?: a Translation
of She'ar Yisrael uThe Remnant ofIsrael”.
Tr. and intro, by Howard S.
Joseph. Northvale, NJ: Aronson, 1996. 97 p. Bibliog., index.
B o r o w i t z , E u g e n e
B.
Choices in Modem Jewish Thought: a Partisan
Guide.
2nd ed. West Orange, NJ: Behrman House, 1995. 372 p. Bib­
liog., index.
B o t e a c h , S h m u e l .
Wisdom, Understanding, andKnowledge: Basic Con­
cepts ofChasidic Thought.
Northvale, NJ: Aronson, 1995. 270 p. Index.
Commandment and Community: NewEssays inJewish LegalandPoliticalPhi­
losophy.
Ed. by Daniel H. Frank. Albany: State Univ. of New York
Press, 1995. 285 p. (SUNY Series in Jewish Philosophy) Bibliog., in­
dex.
E i s e n , R o b e r t .
Gersonides onProvidence, Covenant, and the ChosenPeo­
ple: a Study in MedievalJewish Philosophy and Biblical Commentary.
Alba­
ny: State Univ. of New York Press, 1995. 257 p. (SUNY Series in
Jewish Philosophy) Bibliog., index.
F r i e d m a n , R i c h a r d E l l i o t t
. The Disappearance of God: a Divine
Mystery.
1st ed. Boston: Little, Brown, 1995. 335 p. Bibliog., index.
Traces the gradual disappearance o f God in the Bible through Nietzsche’s
philosophy o f the death of God and the problem o f ethics without God to the
contemporary return to the Divine, including a discussion of the mysticism of
Cabala and the Big Bang Theory o f the creation of the universe.