Martin Buber's Life and Work

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Wayne State University Press, 1988 - Social Science - 1346 pages
Martin Buber's Life and Work is a complete reprint of Maurice Friedman's monumental three-volume biography. Friedman covers Buber's life from his work on I and Thou to the challenges of Nazi Germany and prewar Palestine. He charts Buber's activities on behalf of Jewish-Arab rapprochement, his dialogue with Dag Hammarskjold, and comments on the philosopher's last years, his death, and his legacy to world Jewry.
 

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Contents

Bubers Childhood
3
The Threat of Infinity and
26
Zionism
34
Herzl versus
53
18981917
76
The Discovery of Hasidism
94
on Judaism
124
PART IV
149
Note to Chapter 8
390
Sources for Chapter 10 and notes
398
Sources for Chapter 12 and notes
405
Sources for Chapter 16 and notes
427
Preface xv
CHAPTER 3
3
Sources for Chapter 10 361
38
76
76

The First World
178
The Murder
232
Zionist Socialism and the Arab Question
259
Education
276
Franz Rosenzweig and the Frankfurt
282
The Overcoming of Erlebnis
319
Knowledge and Art
328
Love and Marriage Politics
336
Psychologism
345
The Eternal Thou
354
Sources for Preface
375
Sources for Chapter 5 and note
383
Religious Socialism and Die Kreatur
95
Martin Buber at Fifty 120
120
Hermann Gerson and the Work
142
Note to Chapter 11 362
362
Index 375
375
Preface xiii
xiii
JewishArab Rapprochement and Conflict
3
Biblical Judaism and Hasidic Tales 33
33
Kibbutz Socialism and Adult Education
66
Jesus and Paul 83
83
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About the author (1988)

Maurice Friedman is Professor of Religious Studies, Philosophy, and Comparative Literature at San Diego State University, where he has taught since 1973. He also belongs to the Guild of Tutors of International College.

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