Faith Shattered and Restored: Judaism in the Postmodern Age

Z. Maor (Editor), S. Rosenberg

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The starkly innovative spiritual and educational approach of Rabbi Shimon Gershon Rosenberg (known as Rabbi Shagar) has shaped a generation of Israelis who yearn to encounter the Divine in a world progressively at odds with religious experience, nurturing religious faith within a cultural climate of corrosive skepticism. Possessing the rare ability to stare into the abyss of doubt with an unflinching gaze, Rabbi Shagar offers profound and often acutely personal insights that marry existentialist philosophy and Hasidism, Talmud and postmodernism.
With a preface by Aryeh Rubin and an afterword by Rabbi Shalom Carmy. Edited by Rabbi Dr. Zohar Maor, Translated by Elie Leshem.
Faith Shattered and Restored is the first authoritative attempt to introduce the English-speaking public to one of Israel's most creative and influential thinkers. These seminal essays set out a new path for preserving and cultivating Jewish spirituality in the twenty-first century and beyond.
Original languageAmerican English
Place of PublicationJerusalem, Israel
Number of pages248
ISBN (Print)1592644643, 978-1592644643
StatePublished - 15 Jun 2017

Publication series

NameMaggid modern classics

Bibliographical note

xxiv, 221 pages


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