Simon Dubnow Institute
for Jewish History and Culture at Leipzig University

toldot, Volume 6 (2008)

Thomas Meyer:

Vom Ende der Emanzipation.

Jüdische Philosophie und Theologie

nach 1933


With a foreword by Dan Diner


208 pp., paperback

Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2008

ISBN 978-3-525-35094-2

Price: 23,00 € (D)








Theology and philosophy played a crucial role in Jewish discourse between 1933 and 1938 in Germany. Meyer's essay shows how Julius Guttmann, Leo Strauss, Alexander Altmann and Hans-Joachim Schoeps contributed to a new understanding of Jewish existence in the shadow of disaster.