Literary Theology

By Howard Wettstein

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, April 2011

The author discusses the disconnect between the analytical ,literal properties of God as set forth by philosophers and the God of whom the Bible and Jewish prayer speaks in metaphorical and anthropomorphic terms. Perhaps poetic reference to God is better than analytical reference, the author suggests.

Topic: Theology, Literature, Philosophy, Language, Prayer, Liturgy, Jewish Text, Jewish Thought

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.679

Page Number(s): 14-15

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Identifier: issn:0049-0385

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Wettstein, Howard. Literary Theology. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. April 2011: 14-15. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=10526


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