New Directions in Jewish Theology

Volume 12, Number 1 (March 2021)

General Editors
Deborah Barer
Mark Randall James

Book Review Editor
Nechama Juni

Managing Editor
Ashley Tate

Founding Editors
Peter Ochs
Steven Kepnes

Introduction
Mark Randall James, Independent Scholar

Essay

A Program for Positive Jewish Theology
Steven Kepnes, Colgate University

Responses

In Defense of Negative Theology: A Reply to Kepnes
Kenneth Seeskin, Northwestern University

Theological Realism and Internal Contradiction: A Reply to Kepnes
Yehuda Gellman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Steven Kepnes’ Proposal: A Pragmatic Reading
Peter Ochs, University of Virginia

Building Blocks to a Contemporary Jewish Theology
Miri Freud-Kandel, Oxford University

Response to Kepnes: Theology and Aesthetics
Daniel Rynhold, Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, Yeshiva University

Doing Positive Jewish Theology: The Case of Divine “Regret”
James A. Diamond, University of Waterloo

Afterword

Replies to My Commentators
Steven Kepnes, Colgate University

Book Reviews

Review of Miriam Feldmann Kaye, Jewish Theology for a Postmodern Age
Mark Randall James, Independent Scholar

Review of James A. Diamond, Jewish Theology Unbound
Alexander Green, SUNY Buffalo