WorldCat Identities

Funkenstein, Amos

Overview
Works: 46 works in 123 publications in 6 languages and 1,786 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Scientific advisor, Editor
Classifications: BT130, 261.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Amos Funkenstein
Theology and the scientific imagination from the Middle Ages to the seventeenth century by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

23 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This pioneering work in the history of science, which originated in a series of three Gauss Seminars given at Princeton University in 1984, demonstrated how the roots of the scientific revolution lay in medieval scholasticism. A work of intellectual history addressing the metaphysical foundations of modern science, Theology and the Scientific Imagination raised and transformed the level of discourse on the relations of Christianity and science. Amos Funkenstein was one of the world's most distinguished scholars of Jewish history, medieval intellectual history, and the history of science. Called a genius and Renaissance man by his academic colleagues, Funkenstein was legendary for his ability to recite long literary passages verbatim and from memory in Latin, German, French, Hebrew, Yiddish, and Greek decades after he had last read them. A winner of the coveted Israel Prize for History, Funkenstein was born and raised in Palestine and received his Ph. D. in history and philosophy at the Free University of Berlin in 1965, as one of the first Jewish students to receive a doctorate in Germany after World War II
Maimonides : nature, history, and messianic beliefs by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heilsplan und natürliche Entwicklung. Formen der Gegenwartsbestimmung im Geschichtsdenken des hohen Mittelalters by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

15 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Théologie et imagination scientifique du Moyen Age au XVIIe siècle by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jüdische Geschichte und ihre Deutungen by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in German and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tadmit ṿe-todaʻah hisṭorit be-Yahadut uvi-sevivatah ha-tarbutit by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Hebrew and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intellectuals and Jews by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signonot be-farshanut ha-Miḳra bi-Yem. ha-B. by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Hebrew and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<> by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in Russian and Hebrew and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yom ʻiyun, ha-Inṭeleḳṭuaʼlim ṿeha-medinah by ha-Inṭeleḳṭuʼalim ṿeha-medinah Yom ʻiyun( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Hebrew and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tadmit ṿe-todaʻah hisṭorit ba-Yahadut uva-sevivatah ha-tarbutit by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Hebrew and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signonot be-farshanut ha-Miḳra bi-Yeme ha-Benayim by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Hebrew and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perceptions of Jewish history by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<> by ha-Inṭeleḳṭuʼalim ṿeha-medinah Yom ʻiyun( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in Hebrew and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hemshekhiyut ṿe-ḥidush be-maḥashevet ha-meʼah ha-17 uve-madaʻehah by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in Hebrew and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ha-Pasiviyut ke-simanah shel Yahadut ha-golah : mitos u-metsiʼut by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in Hebrew and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<> by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in Hebrew and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descartes, eternal truths, and the divine omnipotence by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tevaʻ, hisṭorya um-mešiḥiyyût eṣel ha-Ramba"m by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in Hebrew and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

has- Sôṣyôlôgyā šel hab-baʻarût by Amos Funkenstein( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Hebrew and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Theology and the scientific imagination from the Middle Ages to the seventeenth century
Alternative Names
Funḳenshṭain, ʻAmos

Funkenstein, A.

Fûnqenšṭayn, ʿĀmôs 1937-1995

Pwnqenšṭayn, ʿAmws 1937-1995

Pwnqenšṭayyn, ʿAmws 1937-1995

Pwnqenšṭeyyn, ʿAmws 1937-1995

Функенштейн, Амос

פונקנשטיין, עמוס

פונקנשטיין עמוס 1937-1995

פונקנשטין עמוס 1937-1995

Languages
English (36)

Hebrew (23)

French (17)

German (15)

Italian (4)

Russian (1)

Covers
Maimonides : nature, history, and messianic beliefsPerceptions of Jewish history