Hebraic and Greco-Roman traditions of argument and argumentation both diverge and converge on key notions. In this paper, I explore these differences and commonalities by considering the Jewish tradition of arguing with God and in community.
Arguing with God: a long-standing Jewish Tradition
In the conclusion I juxtapose the Jewish and Greco-Roman traditions of argument and suggest that the former favors ethics over ontology, the vita active over the vita contemplativa, rhetoric over philosophy, and argumentative reasoning over apodictic logic, thereby reversing the terms of classical thought.
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The Argumentative Jew
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This survey of the tradition of 'arguing with God,' one of the most distinctive and inspiring elements in Jewish faith, covers a wealth of neglected or undiscussed sources. He shows clearly that this unique perspective runs through the seams of Jewish religion and history from the Bible down to today. Written with scholarship, sensitivity, and even humor, this book will richly reward all its readers. Anson Laytner has brought together familiar and unfamiliar material and analyzed it historically and theologically. The sources that Laytner has assembled have a power and a relevance that leap out from the page.
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