Making the Bible modern : children's Bible and jewish education in twentieth-century America (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Making the Bible modern : children's Bible and jewish education in twentieth-century America

Author: Penny Schine Gold
Publisher: Ithaca (N.Y.) : Cornell University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Bible has played a critical role in the story of Judaism, modernity, and identity. Penny Schine Gold examines the arena of children's education and the role of the Bible in the reshaping of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penny Schine Gold
ISBN: 0801436672 9780801436673
OCLC Number: 470986310
Notes: Notes bibliogr.
Description: 1 v. (xV-269 p.) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Penny Schine Gold.
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"'Why was the Bible elevated over the Talmud as the central text of Jewish education?' Gold asks. She writes that while the Bible 'was seen as consonant with modern sensibilities' in the interwar Read more...

 
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