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Judaism in Modern Times: An Introduction and Reader / Edition 1
     

Judaism in Modern Times: An Introduction and Reader / Edition 1

by Jacob Neusner
 

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ISBN-10: 1557866848

ISBN-13: 9781557866844

Pub. Date: 07/11/1995

Publisher: Wiley

This book provides an introduction to Judaism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries for all students of Judaism and world religions, and covers major movements that have been developed. Written by a leading teacher and researcher, each chapter features a clear and authoritative introduction to its subject, accompanied by a reading by a specialist in the

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This book provides an introduction to Judaism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries for all students of Judaism and world religions, and covers major movements that have been developed. Written by a leading teacher and researcher, each chapter features a clear and authoritative introduction to its subject, accompanied by a reading by a specialist in the particlular field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557866844
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/11/1995
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.65(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Letter to the Student.

Introduction: What do we mean by "Judaism" And By "Modern Times"?.

Part I: The Nineteenth Century: .

1. The Challenge of the Secular Age: Segregation or Integration and Three Integrationist Judaisms.

2. Reform Judaism.

3. Orthodox Judaism.

4. Conservative Judaism.

Part II: The Twentieth Century:.

5. The Challenge of the "Post-Christian" Century and the Response of Three "Post-Christian" Judaisms.

6. Zionism.

7. Jewish Socialism and Yiddishism.

8. American Judaism of Holocaust and Redemption. Epilogue.

9. What do we learn about religion from Judaism in Modern Times?.

Index.

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