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Modern Judaism : An Oxford Guide


Table Of Contents
1. General Introduction , The Editors
2. Demographic Issues , Uzi Rebhun
Part One. Historical Issues
3. Enlightenment And Emancipation , Lois Dubin
4. Persecution , Robert Van Pelt
5. A National Home , Emmanuele Ottolenghi
Part Two. Issues Of Religion And Modernity
6. Modernist Movements , Miri Freud-Kandel
7. Traditional Strands , Eliezer Don-Yehiya
8. Humanist And Secular Judaisms , Yaakov Malkin
Part Three. Local Issues
9. American Jewry , Chaim I. Waxman
10. Israeli Jewry , Eran Kaplan
11. French Jewry , Paula Hyman
12. British Jewry , Miri Freud-Kandel
13. Jewry In The Former Soviet Union , John Klier
Part Four. Social Issues
14. Survey , Harvey Goldberg
15. Jewish Identity , Steven M. Cohen
16. Fundamentalism , Nurit Stadler
Part Five. Religious Issues
17. Survey , Harvey Goldberg
18. Prayer And Worship , Ruth Langer
19. Authority Of Texts , Nicholas De Lange
20. The Future Of Jewish Observance , Jeremy Wanderer
Part Six. Theological Issues
21. Survey , Norbert M. Samuelson
22. Revelation , David Novak
23. Covenant , Peter Ochs
Part Seven. Philosophical Issues
24. Survey , Kenneth Seeskin
25. The Problem Of Evil , Daniel Rynhold
26. Jewish Ethics In A Modern World , Michael Zank
Part Eight. Halakhic Issues
27. Survey , Jonathan Cohen
28. Halakhah And Israel , Daniel Sinclair
29. Contemporary Issues In Halakhah , Steven H. Resnicoff
Part Nine. Gender Issues
30. Survey , Susannah Heschel
31. The Changing Role Of Woman , Judith Baskin
32. Models Of Jewish Manhood , Daniel Boyarin
Part Ten. Judaism And The Other
33. As Others See Jews , Elliot Horowitz
34. Jewish-Christian Relations , M. M. Tolstoy
35. Jewish-Muslim Relations , Reuven Firestone
Part Eleven. Emerging Issues
36. Post-Zionism , Emmanuele Ottolenghi
37. Sexuality , Steven Greenberg

Additional Info
A comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, multi-authored guide to contemporary Jewish life and thought, focusing on social, cultural and historical aspects of Judaism alongside theological issues. This volume includes 38 newly-commissioned essays, including contributions from leading specialists in their fields. This book covers the major areas of thought in contemporary Jewish Studies, including considerations of religious differences, sociological, philosophical, and gender issues, geographical diversity, inter-faith relations, and the impact of the Shoah and the modern state of Israel.

Readership: Suitable for all undergraduate students studying Modern Judaism. Also for the general reader looking for a comprehensive guide to Modern Judaism.

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SKU (ISBN): 9780199262878
ISBN10: 019926287X
Editor: Nicolas DeLange | Editor: Miri Freud-Kandel
Binding: Trade Paper
Published: March 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press

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