Richard L. Rubenstein

(American, 1924)
  • Ingrid Anderson
Part of the Radical Theologies and Philosophies book series (RADT)


Best known for his landmark After Auschwitz, Richard Rubenstein work was known in the 1960s as Jewish Death of God theology. Since then his contributions have been wide ranging, especially in the field of holocaust studies, and his legacy has been disassociated with radical theology. In this chapter, however, Rubenstein’s life and works are presented as an ongoing work of radicalism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ingrid Anderson
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  1. 1.Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies, Boston UniversityBostonUSA

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