The Resource The Jewish social contract : an essay in political theology, David Novak

The Jewish social contract : an essay in political theology, David Novak

Label
The Jewish social contract : an essay in political theology
Title
The Jewish social contract
Title remainder
an essay in political theology
Statement of responsibility
David Novak
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Jewish Social Contract begins by asking how a traditional Jew can participate politically and socially and in good faith in a modern democratic society, and ends by proposing a broad, inclusive notion of secularity. David Novak takes issue with the view--held by the late philosopher John Rawls and his followers--that citizens of a liberal state must, in effect, check their religion at the door when discussing politics in a public forum. Novak argues that in a "liberal democratic state, members of faith-based communities--such as tradition-minded Jews and Christians--ought to be able to adh
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
296.3/82
Index
index present
LC call number
BM538.S7
LC item number
N68 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New forum books
Label
The Jewish social contract : an essay in political theology, David Novak
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-249) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Formulating the Jewish social contract -- The covenant -- The covenant reaffirmed -- The law of the state -- Kingship and secularity -- Modern secularity -- The social contract and Jewish-Christian relations -- The Jewish social contract in secular public policy
Control code
ocn436942500
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 257 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824397
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/cttwttx
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not applicable
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.b2629316x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)436942500
  • pebcs1400824397

Library Locations

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