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Athens in Jerusalem

Jacob Shavit

Athens in Jerusalem

classical antiquity and Hellenism in the making of the modern secular Jew

by Jacob Shavit

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Published by Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in London, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Judaism -- Relations -- Greek,
    • Jews -- Civilization -- Greek influences,
    • Judaism -- History -- Modern period, 1750- -- Historiography,
    • Greece -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [481]-545) and index.

      StatementYaacov Shavit ; translated by Chaya Naor and Niki Werner.
      SeriesLittman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBM536.G7 S513 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 560 p. ;
      Number of Pages560
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL664250M
      ISBN 101874774250
      LC Control Number97009809

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Tertullian famously stressed this contrast to the benefit of Jerusalem rather than Athens, but Strauss brings to the examination of this polarity an emphatically impartial spirit—so impartial that it seems impossible. This chapter looks at the structure of the Western mind and the civilization it produced by examining the creative tension between Athens and Jerusalem, particularly the fundamental importance that tension had on Western civilization.

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He adds a third city, Gettysburg, as in. Athens and Jerusalem. Lev Shestov. Ohio University Press, - Philosophy - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Other editions - View all. Athens and Jerusalem Lev Shestov Limited preview -   The book is, in fact, an astute and remarkable comment on the metaphysics of our current political condition: using the age-old blueprint of Athens versus Jerusalem to unravel the dark and twisted marvels of our current political dystopia.

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Athens conceptualized the perfect society as a city-state ruled by a philosopher king; Jerusalem dreamed of the messianic age, when swords would be beaten into plowshares and justice would roll down like a mighty stream.

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Athens and Jerusalem. Athens, Ohio University Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lev Shestov.

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First published inBetween Athens and Jerusalem is now fully revised and updated to take into account the best of recent scholarship. Excerpt This study was undertaken as part of a research project on Normative SelfDefinition in Judaism and Christianity, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

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