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Author Seeskin, Kenneth, 1947-
Title Jewish messianic thoughts in an age of despair / Kenneth Seeskin.
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  BM615 .S395 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description ix, 222 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-215) and index.
Contents 1. Messianism and mythology -- 2. Maimonedes and the idea of a deflationary Messiah -- 3. Internalism: the Messiah within -- 4. Infinite deferral -- 5. History and rationality -- 6. History and irrationality -- 7. Redemption.
Summary "This book asks whether hope for a better future is defensible in light of the human propensity for evil"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Messiah -- Judaism.
Redemption -- Judaism.
Despair -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
ISBN 1107017920
9781107017924
Standard # 40020553103
OCLC number 742017638