Title: The Wisdom of Love: Man, Woman and God in Jewish Canonical Literature (Judaism and Jewish Life)
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Academic Studies Press March 2009
1934843555 / 9781934843550
Seller ID: 20090901161291
Challenging the public's negative perception of the Jewish religion's views on love, Naftali Rothenberg shows his readers the fundamental ways in which love forms the foundation of Scriptural meditations on wisdom and achieving nearness with God. Rather than seeking to repress love as a significant part of human interaction, Rothenberg examines how Scripture celebrates love - particularly love between men and women - and uses this celebration to deepen our understanding of the love of people for their fellow man and God's love for his people. Rabbi Professor Naftali Rothenberg is a senior research fellow and Jewish Culture and Identity chair at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute who also serves as the town Rabbi of Har Adar, Israel. He has authored and edited ten books.