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|ISBN:||9780253008022 0253008026 9780253008091 0253008093|
|Description:||xiv, 388 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Be the Jew you make : Jews, Jewishness, and Judaism in postethnic America --
Ethnicity, America, and the future of the Jews : Felix Adler, Mordecai Kaplan, and Zalman Schachter-Shalomi --
Pragmatism and piety : the American spiritual and philosophical roots of Jewish renewal --
Postmonotheism, renewal, and a new American Judaism --
Hasidism, Mithnagdism, and contemporary American Judaism : Talmudism, (neo) Kabbala, and (post) Halakha --
From the historical Jesus to a new Jewish christology : rethinking Jesus in contemporary American Judaism --
Sainthood, selfhood, and the Ba'al Teshuva : ArtScroll's American hero and Jewish renewal's functional saint --
Rethinking the Holocaust after post-Holocaust theology : uniqueness, exceptionalism, and the renewal of American Judaism --
Epilogue. Shlomo Carlebach : an itinerant preacher for a post-Judaism age.
|Series Title:||Religion in North America.|
"In every case, Shaul Magid's point is that the old paradigms for thinking about Jews and Judaism - specifically the ethnically inflected, assimilation-phobic, chosen/one God model - are dead. But