Complete summary of Richard L. Rubenstein’s After Auschwitz. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of After Auschwitz. After Auschwitz has 53 ratings and 6 reviews. In this revised and expanded edition, Richard Rubenstein returns to old questions and addresses new issues. After Auschwitz, by Richard L. Rubenstein; The Religious Imagination, by Richard L. Rubenstein. God may be dead, but the Jewish people must live, although.

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However, as a movement of thought among theologians in Protestant circles, it had dissipated from its novelty by the turn of the s. Janet rated it it was amazing Jun 26, Essays on the Life and Work of Rev.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Spencer Szwalbenest rated it it was amazing Jul 07, The thrust of the original was to produce a Radical Theology in Judaism.

He then was awarded the Master of Hebrew Literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America Conservative tradition and was also ordained as a rabbi by that institution. Considering the ferocity with which religious Jews dealt with blasphemy, this takes on further significance.

However, he insists that rubenstin demonization of Jews in Christian thinking was “imported” by the Nazis into their radically exterminatory thinking p. Radical Theology was a Christian theological movement about how to be a Christian after the Nietzschian death of God.

Deep, thought provoking book tackling the discussion of belief and tradition in the aftermath of the Holocaust. Altizer, The Altizer-Montgomery Dialogue: His first book, After Auschwitzexplored radical theological frontiers in Jewish thought.

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After Auschwitz: History, Theology, and Contemporary Judaism by Richard L. Rubenstein

As ground and source, God creates as does a mother, in and through her own very substance. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use ausschwitz Privacy Policy. Rubenstein taught in religious studies at Florida State University from to and held the professorial chair.

I have no idea how to rate this book. Precedence does not equal causation. Sydney rated it liked it Jun 12, In this revised rubensteni expanded edition, Richard Rubenstein returns to old questions and addresses new issues with the same passion and spirit that characterized his original work.

Feb 13, Damon Brandt rated it it was amazing.

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Carlota Pereda Serras rated it really liked it Dec 27, A Connecticut resident, he was aftdr to art historian Betty Rogers Rubenstein deceased Rubenstein emerged in the s as a significant writer on the meaning and impact of the Holocaust for Judaism. He suggested that perhaps the way forward was to choose some form of paganism.

We have lost all hope, consolation and illusion.

Retrieved from ” auschwitzz I was impressed with the sophistication of Rev. He did not mean he was now an atheistnor that religion had to be discarded as irrelevant. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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And a narrow view auschditz God makes for either a non-existent God or a false God. Alex Siegel rated it really liked it Dec 26, Auschwwitz, according to Rubenstein, in order to demonize Jews, one must rely on Christian modes of demonization of Jews, even if one is non-Christian or anti-Christian.

Oct 09, Jan Peczkis rated it liked it. When he creates the world, he does so as do males, producing something external to himself.


Return to Book Page. Jessicarr rated it really liked it Jan 13, Finally, Christian thinking about Jews had not been all demonization.

After Auschwitz: History, Theology, and Contemporary Judaism

Rubenstein explored what the nature and form of religious existence could possibly comprise after Auschwitz e. Reese rated it it was amazing Oct 12, Rubentein biggest disappointment is Rubenstein’s inability to fully let go of his religion in spite of his honest analysis of the consequences.

It is a theology informed by Nietzsche, Hegel, and Camus. It’s without question an important work of theology with some genuine nuggets of wisdom, but it’s poorly organized and full of incomprehensible largely Freudian jargon.

Were the Nazis, many of whom were intellectuals, so uncreative that they had to import previously existing modes of thinking into their own? Joe rated it liked it Apr 27, To ask other readers questions about After Auschwitzplease sign up. Altizer Paul van Buren John D.

Tammy Uaschwitz rated it aschwitz was amazing Mar 16, In addition, Rubenstein’s thinking tacitly assumes that the demonization of Jews can ultimately arise from only one source–religiously-based Christian teachings. Among those Protestants, the discussions centred on modern secular unbelief, the collapse of the belief in any transcendent order to the universe, and their implications for Christianity.

Especially with where current radical with a small r theology has gone in Judaism with the Neohasidic Renewal movement.