How to Read a Text: Approaches in Postmodern Jewish Philosophy

By Peter Ochs

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, February 17, 1995

Peter Ochs discusses the current state of postmodern Jewish philosophy as an introduction to this issue of Sh'ma, which contains articles from new postmodern Jewish philosophers. He states that these thinkers believe that the 20th century has taught the Jews the dangers of segregating the textual study of Torah from life in modern civilization.

Topic: Jewish Content, Judaic Studies, Jewish Text, Modernity, Jewish Studies, Postmodernism

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.25/no.488

Page Number(s): 1-3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Ochs, Peter. How to Read a Text: Approaches in Postmodern Jewish Philosophy. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 17 February 1995: 1-3. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7605


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