With a preface by Aryeh Rubin and an afterword by Rabbi Shalom Carmy. Edited by Rabbi Dr. Zohar Maor, Translated by Elie Leshem.
Faith Shattered and Restored is the first authoritative attempt to introduce the English-speaking public to one of Israel's most creative and influential thinkers. These seminal essays set out a new path for preserving and cultivating Jewish spirituality in the twenty-first century and beyond.
Table of Contents
Uncertainty as the Trial of the Akeda 1
My Faith: Faith in a Postmodern World 21
Religious Life in the Modern Age 41
Freedom and Holiness 67
Living with Nothingness 85
Justice and Ethics in a Postmodern World 105
Mysticism, Postmodernism, and the New Age 119
Love, Romance, and Covenant 131
Self-Actualization and Society 153
Seventy Bullocks and One Sukka: The Land of Israel, Nationalism, and Diaspora 173
Afterword: An Individualist Religious Thinker, Without Grand Narrative 193
Works Rabbi Shagar 209