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By Vladimir Solovyov,Gregory Yuri Glazov

ISBN-10: 026802989X

ISBN-13: 9780268029890

Vladimir Solovyov, one in every of nineteenth-century Russia's maximum Christian philosophers, used to be well known because the prime defender of Jewish civil rights in tsarist Russia within the Eighteen Eighties. The Burning Bush: Writings on Jews and Judaism provides an annotated translation of Solovyov's entire oeuvre at the Jewish query, elucidating his terminology and choosing his references to people, areas, and texts, in particular from biblical and rabbinic writings. Many texts are supplied in English translation by way of Gregory Yuri Glazov for the 1st time, together with Solovyov's obituary for Joseph Rabinovitch, a pioneer of recent Messianic Judaism, and his letter within the London occasions of 1890 advocating for higher Jewish civil rights in Russia, published along the same petition by means of Cardinal Manning. Glazov's creation offers a precis of Solovyov's lifestyles, explains how the texts during this assortment have been selected, and gives a survey of Russian Jewish heritage to assist the reader comprehend the context and evaluation the importance of Solovyov's paintings. In his huge statement partly II, which attracts on key memoirs from friends and family, Glazov paints a wealthy portrait of Solovyov's encounters with Jews and Judaism and of the religious-philosophical rules that he either dropped at and derived from these encounters. The Burning Bush explains why Jews posthumously accorded Solovyov the accolade of a "righteous gentile," and why his ecumenical hopes and struggles to reconcile Judaism and Christianity and convince secular specialists to recognize judgment of right and wrong and non secular freedom nonetheless endure prophetic vitality.

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