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Martin Buber prophet of religious secularism by Donald J. Moore

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Published by Fordham University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Buber, Martin, 1878-1965,
  • Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 -- Religion,
  • Religion -- Philosophy

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-286) and index.

Statementby Donald J. Moore.
LC ClassificationsB3213.B84 M66 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 298 p. ;
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL809292M
ISBN 10082321639X, 0823216403
LC Control Number95046078

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The first part of the book examines the human condition by exploring the psychology of individual man. Here Buber establishes his crucial first premise: that man has two distinct ways of engaging the world, one of which the modern age entirely ignores. In the second part of the book, Buber examines human life on the societal level.   (Martin Buber, I and Thou, ) Martin Buber wrote a book that in English has been called I and Thou. Thou is a tragically misleading translation: thou is distant, archaic, a remnant of a time of kings and lords, of Shakespeare and of King James. Buber’s assertion of the present moment as the real time fm fad}, distinguishes it from the Moment oi Eberhard Grisebach, with whose book Gegf'lnwart, Kritische Ethik (), I and Thw. has sometimes been compared. For though Grisebach has undoubtedly found Buber’s distinctive ^^^ology highly ^^tôcanl.   MARTIN BUBER A Life of Faith and Dissent By Paul Mendes-Flohr. Martin Buber vaulted into prominence in German intellectual life in the first years of the 20th century, when he was still in his Author: Robert Alter.

The Jew: Essays from Martin Buber's "Journal de Jude", (Judaic studies series) (English and German Edition) Buber, Martin Published by The University of Alabama Press. Martin Buber is best remembered for his book, Ich und Du, a response to the viewing of fellow human beings as objects and not as holy creations of God. The “objectification” of people, he argued, has led to catastrophic results throughout history, including prejudice, wars, and mass murders.   The book is organized around several key moments, such as his sudden abandonment by his mother when he was a child of three, a foundational trauma that, Mendes-Flohr shows, left an enduring mark on Buber’s inner life, attuning him to the fragility of human relations and the need to nurture them with what he would call a “dialogical Brand: Yale University Press.   Martin Buber (–), one of the paramount spiritual leaders of the twentieth century, is best known as the author of I and Thou—the basic formulation of his philosophy of dialogue—and for his appreciation of Hasidim, which made a deep impact on Christian as well as Jewish in Vienna, and raised in Lemberg, Buber studied philosophy at the University of : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.