Jewish Thought, Utopia, and RevolutionDisponible
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|Edité par||Vincent Alana|
|Edité par||Jayne Svenungsson|
|Edité par||Elena Namli|
|Editeur||Rodopi - Brill|
|Distributeur||Editions 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...