Presentation of “Das Feuer oder das ewige Leben” (3.1) of Rosenzweig’s Stern der Erlösung

Authors

  • Petar Bojanić Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.2298/FID2004497B

Keywords:

life, community, institution, we, silence, listening

Abstract

In this text, I analyze the most important topics of one of the most complex portions of Rosenzweig’s Star of Redemption. The chapter “The Fire or the Eternal Life” deals with the community and communal life of the eternal people, and it reconstructs the basic elements and conditions of communal living. A presentation of all key protocols of life and work of a group of people ought to show the plurality of heterogeneous practices that have helped maintain a people scattered and always on the verge of extinction.

References

Rosenzweig, Franz (2005), The Star of Redemption [SG], transl. by Barbara E. Galli. Madison University of Wisconsin Press.
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—. (1979), Briefe und Tagebücher. I, 2. Band 1919–1929. [GS2]. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1979.
—. (19302), Der Stern der Erlösung [SE]. Berlin: Schocken Verlag.
—. (1921), Der Stern der Erlösung [SE1]. Frankfurt am Main: Kauffmann Verlag.

Published

2020-12-30