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Franz Rosenzweig’s The commence of Redemption is one of many few lasting books of our century, a piece whose originality transcends the disciplinary limits of philosophy and faith and which needs to be learn through a person whose situation with the that means of everyday life is pressing and abiding.” Maurice Natanson, Yale University

The big name of Redemption is widely known as a key record of contemporary existential suggestion and an important contribution to Jewish theology within the 20th century. An confirmation of what Rosenzweig referred to as the recent thinking,” the paintings ensconces good judgment within the position of summary, conceptual philosophizing and posits the validity of the concrete, person person over that of "humanity" ordinarily. Fusing philosophy and theology, it assigns either Judaism and Christianity certain yet both vital roles within the religious constitution of the realm and reveals in either biblical religions methods towards a comprehension of reality.

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The ontological proof of the existence of God-another idea as old as philosophy-is nothing but the sublimest form of this dispute. " Philosophy fed theology on the identity of reasoning and being as a nurse might prop a pacifier into the mouth of a babe to keep him from crying. With Kant and Hegel this centuries-old deception reaches a twofold terminus, with Kant because he criticizes the proof to death with his sharp distinction of being and existence, while Hegel, who praises the proof, deals it a deathblow in the eyes of theology by the very naivete of his praise, although, philosopher that he is, he does not realize this.

ARCHETYPAL WORDS We pause here a moment in order first to comprehend, if retro­ actively, the evidently decisive step which we have here taken over and beyond the bare Yea and bare Nay. We took the movement which brought us from Nay to Yea as self-evident; we did not inquire after the archetypal term which, corresponding to the Yea and Nay of the first two steps, guided this third step. The archetypal Yea had been the term of the original supposition; as such it was the silent partner of PART ONE / BooK ONE 32 the activities which each word carries on in the proposition as a \vhole.

It is only the natural element within God which provides him with a true independence against everything natural outside him­ self. But this natural element in God does not quite complete the description of the content of the metaphysical concept of God. That God has a nature-his nature-does not exhaust the metaphysical concept of God any more than it exhausts the metaethical concept of man to say that he has his own ethos, or the metalogical concept of the world to say that it has its own logos.

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