Elena Namli

Jewish Thought, Utopia, and Revolution


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Edité par Vincent Alana
Edité par Jayne Svenungsson
Edité par Elena Namli
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

In response to the grim realities of the present world Jewish thought has not tended to retreat into eschatological fantasy, but rather to project utopian visions precisely on to the present moment, envisioning redemptions that are concrete, immanent, and necessarily political in nature. In difficult times and through shifting historical contexts, the messianic hope in the Jewish tradition has functioned as a political vision: the dream of a peaceful kingdom, of a country to return to, or of ...