New Perspectives on Martin Buber
Religion in Philosophy & Theology, No. 22

Edited by Michael Zank
August 2006
Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 3161489985
277 pages, 6 1/8 x 9 1/8
$89.50 Paper Original

Looking at Buber's work from taxonomic, aesthetic, philosophical, biblical, political, and critical perspectives, the sixteen essays of this volume seek to reinvigorate the study of Martin Buber, one of the best known Jewish thinkers and German-language authors of the 20th century.

Partial Contents:
Visualization of His Life in the Cities of His Work
The Jewish Library Reconfigured--Buber and the Zionist Anthology Discourse.
Aesthetic Education in Martin Buber--Jewish Renaissance and the Artist.
Martin Buber and the Art of Ritual.
Buber's Philosophy of History.
Unity of the Heart and Scattered Self--A Postmodern Reading of Buber's Doctrine of Evil.
Some Thoughts on Surrender--Buber and the Book of Job.
The Politicization of the Mystical In Buber and His Contemporaries.
The Desert Within and Social Renewal--Martin Buber's Vision of Utopia.
Buber's Critique of Marx.
The Legacy of Buber for an Israeli Society After Zionism.
Adorno's Critique of Buber.
Martin Buber in Retrospect.
About the Authors.
Index of Names.
Index of Subjects.


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