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Judaism as a civilization : toward a reconstruction of American-Jewish life

Author: Mordecai Menahem Kaplan; Mel Scult
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2. JPS pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In this classic book, Mordecai Kaplan introduced a new way of looking at Judaism: as an evolving religious civilization. His approach required innovation in liturgy and ritual, elimination of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mordecai Menahem Kaplan; Mel Scult
ISBN: 9780827609181 0827609183 0827605293 9780827605299 9780827610507 0827610505
OCLC Number: 898058355
Description: 1 online resource (xlix, 601 pages :) illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. The factors in the crisis --
pt. 2. The current versions of Judaism --
pt. 3. The proposed version of Judaism --
pt. 4. Israel : the status and organization of Jewry --
pt. 5. God : the development of the Jewish religion --
pt. 6. Torah : Judaism as a way of life for the American Jew

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"This classic work is widely considered the genesis of the Reconstructionist Movement, and remains one of the most original and stimulating contributions to modern Jewish thought."-International Read more...

 
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