Rosenzweig's Dialectic of Defiance and Critique of Islam

Cahan, Jean Axelrad
September 1999
Journal of Jewish Thought & Philosophy (Routledge);Sep99, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Examines the dialectic of defiance and critique of Islam by Franz Rosenzweig in his book 'Der Stern der Erlosung.' Role of Rosenzweig's concept of Islam in his theories about the nature of religious faith; Viability and justification of comparisons of different religious cultures; Orientalist tendency in Rosenzweig's work; Conclusion that Rosenzweig regressed to the Hegelian methodology he set out to overthrow.


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