Tag Archives: secularism

Jewish secularism – Secular judaism (New Media) (Knowing Where/How to Look)

(Frank Stella, Avicenna [1960]) I saw the interview with Dov Elbaum in Haaretz last week,  and then he popped up to speak at Ansche Chesed. Elbaum runs a “secular yeshiva” in Israel called Binah and runs a television program on channel … Continue reading

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Writing about Religion in the New York Times

This was the photo that appeared on the front page of the “Sunday Review” in the New York Times. The section was loaded with religion, I’m sure for Easter weekend. Check out these articles by Ross Douthat, Nicholas Kristof, Maureen Dowd, and … Continue reading

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Political Theology or Liberal Religion (Scale)

(views over Harlem on a spring or summer day from Morningside Park)   I don’t think the political theology theorists have carefully considered the ways in which religion is a non-static phenomenon that scales up and down between different types … Continue reading

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“Space,” “Place,” “World”

(image posted at http://www.tokyogreenspace.com)   An earlier comment by my dear friend “esque” has made me realize that I need to clarify terms central to Jewish Philosophy Place (JPP). These terms are: “space,” “place,” and “world.” “esque” had this to say … Continue reading

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Religion/Judaism

  So far in a “Jewish philosophy place” there’s been almost nothing about Judaism. This may in part be serendipitous, relating to what I happen to be thinking about at this particular moment. Certainly, it’s not what I’m reading right … Continue reading

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