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Judaism in the modern world

Author: Alan L Berger
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1994.
Series: B.G. Rudolph lectures in Judaic studies (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study focuses on historical, literary, theological and Holocaust issues to reveal the intellectual, political and religious ferment resulting from Judaism's encounter with modernity.


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan L Berger
ISBN: 0814712126 9780814712122 0814712231 9780814712238
OCLC Number: 30665819
Description: x, 297 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Alan L. Berger --
What is the use of Jewish history? / Lucy S. Dawidowicz --
The last century of Jewish hope: a historian's critique / Howard M. Sachar --
Jewish distinctiveness within the American tradition: the Eretz Yisrael dimension as case illustration / Mosche Davis --
The German Jews: some perspectives on their history / Michael A. Meyer --
The visibility of the Jew in the Diaspora: body imagery and its cultural context / Sander L. Gilman --
History, holocaust, and covenant / Irving Greenburg --
Did American Jewry do enough during the Holocaust / Henry L. Feingold --
The Holocaust today Raul Hilberg --
Sholem Aleichm and the art of communication / Ruth R. Wise --
The Americanization of Isaac Bashevis Singer / Ronald Sanders --
The American imagination after the war: notes on the novel, Jews, and hope / Arthur A. Cohen --
The unity of the contraries: paradox as characteristic of normative Jewish thought / Arthur J. Lelyveld --
The ideal Jew / Eugene B. Borowitz --
The feminist confrontation with Judaism / Susannah Heschel.
Series Title: B.G. Rudolph lectures in Judaic studies (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: edited by Alan L. Berger.
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