Renewing the covenant a theology for the postmodern Jew by Eugene B. Borowitz

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Published by Jewish Publication Society in Philadelphia .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Judaism -- 20th century,
  • Commandments (Judaism) -- History of doctrines -- 20th century,
  • Covenants -- Religious aspects -- Judaism -- History of doctrines -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-310) and index.

Book details

StatementEugene B. Borowitz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM601 .B62 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 319 p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1544449M
ISBN 100827604009
LC Control Number91023536

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Feb 09,  · The first mention of ‘renewing our covenant with God’ is in a sermon preached by the New England Puritan Jonathan Edwards in This sermon influenced an English preacher called John Wesley, and shortly afterwards, he produced a short book called, “Directions for Renewing our Covenant with God”.

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Leet synthesizes historical, textual, and linguistic analysis with kabbalistic meditation and Judaic tradition in this scholarly address of Jewish spiritual Brand: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company. The Covenant & Conversation series consists of multiple essays on every Torah portion.

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Lecture 10, Renewing the Covenant: This Lecture is from the Teaching Series Book of Joshua. About the Teaching Series, Book of Joshua The book of Joshua stands at a transition point in the Old Testament, linking the Five Books of Moses to the Historical Books.

Borowitz's work in covenant theology found its mature expression in his book, Renewing the Covenant (). One of Borowitz's most significant accomplishments was his founding of Sh'ma, a Journal of Jewish Responsibility in He was its publisher and editor for twenty-three years, and he served as Senior Editor from to Alma mater: Ohio State University, Columbia University.

Renewing the Covenant () by Eugene B. BorowitzPages: He was an award-winning author of numerous books, including Renewing the Covenant: A Postmodern Jewish Theology and The Jewish Moral Virtues, coauthored with Frances Weinman Schwartz.

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The author of over twenty books and hundreds of articles and essays, Dr. Borowitz has shaped the thinking of generations of rabbis and their students, within the Reform movement and well beyond.

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United Methodists may practice covenant renewal by using the contemporary adaptation of Wesley's Covenant Renewal service found in The United Methodist Book of Worship. Or congregations may choose to use the simpler "Congregational Reaffirmation of the Baptismal Covenant" beginning at page 50 of The United Methodist Hymnal.

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Jan 08,  · This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel declares the Lord. I will put my law in their hearts. I will be their God and they will be my people.

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Robson's Covenant Service was revised and officially authorised for use in the Book of Offices (). Further revisions, strengthening the link with Communion and intercession for the wider church and the world, appeared in the Methodist Service Book () and Methodist Worship Book ().

Read the full-text online edition of Renewing the Covenant: A Theology for the Postmodern Jew (). I shall not be giving much attention to our premodern history in this book -- more precisely, I simply take our general academic understanding of it for granted -- so that I can concentrate on the problems and possibilities of Jewish belief.

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