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The American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan

Author: Emanuel S Goldsmith; Mel Scult; Robert M Seltzer
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1990.
Series: Reappraisals in Jewish social and intellectual history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of appreciative yet critical essays giving an historical context for the life and works of Mordecai Kaplan. Kaplan's metaphysics, his interpretation of the Bible, his views on education,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Mordecai Menahem Kaplan; Mordecai Menahem Kaplan; Mordecai M Kaplan; Mordecai M Kaplan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emanuel S Goldsmith; Mel Scult; Robert M Seltzer
ISBN: 0814730248 9780814730249
OCLC Number: 21410286
Description: xviii, 460 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Kaplan and Jewish modernity / Robert M. Seltzer --
Kaplan and the retrieval of the Haskalah / Emanuel S. Goldsmith --
The reconstruction of Jewish religion out of secular culture / Eliezer Schweid --
Becoming centered : community and spirituality in the early Kaplan / Mel Scult --
Kaplan and Israel Friedlaender : expectation and failure / Baila Round Shargel --
Kaplan and Cyrus Adler / Richard Libowitz --
Kaplan and Milton Steinberg : a disciple's agreements and disagreements / Simon Noveck --
Kaplan and John Dewey / Allan Lazaroff --
Kaplan and Henry Nelson Wieman / Emanuel S. Goldsmith --
Ahad Ha-Am in Kaplan : roads crossing and parting / Meir Ben-Horin --
Kaplan, Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Martin Buber : three approaches to Jewish revival / S. Daniel Breslauer --
A critical assessment of Kaplan's ideas of salvation / Harold M. Schulweis. Kaplan's approach to metaphysics / William E. Kaufman --
Kaplan and process theology / Jacob J. Staub --
Kaplan's reinterpretation of the Bible / Mel Scult --
Kaplan as liturgist / Ira Eisenstein --
Kaplan and the role of women in Judaism / Carole S. Kessner --
Kaplan's influence on Jewish social work / Harriet A. Feiner --
Kaplan and Jewish education : reflections on his influence / William Cutter --
The quest for economic justice : Kaplan's response to the challenge of Communism, 1929-1940 / Rebecca Trachtenberg Alpert --
Reflections on Kaplan's Zionism / Jack J. Cohen.
Series Title: Reappraisals in Jewish social and intellectual history.
Responsibility: edited by Emanuel S. Goldsmith, Mel Scult, and Robert M. Seltzer.

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