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Offence : the Jewish case

Author: Brian Klug
Publisher: New Delhi : Seagull Books, 2009.
Series: Manifestos for the 21st century.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Judaism in its depths cries out for outspokenness, yet here is a battle among Jews over the limits of free speech about Israel. This is the context of the discussion that follows: what the author calls 'a battle for Judaism'. On the one hand, there is nothing that non-Jews can do that is more likely to cause Jews to take offence than misunderstanding or misrepresenting Judaism - if only because Jews generally
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Klug
ISBN: 9781906497392 1906497397
OCLC Number: 614399509
Description: 101 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: In the Beginning --
What is Judaism --
Calling Judaism a Religion --
Calling Judaism Judaism --
The Cultures of the Jews --
Enlightenment Piety --
Rubbing Shoulders with Voltaire --
The Enlightenment as a Contemporary Myth --
Judaism as an Enlightenment Myth --
The Jewish Case Today --
Disambiguating Zion --
Arguing Over Israel.
Series Title: Manifestos for the 21st century.
Responsibility: Brian Klug.

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Part of an ongoing series that deals with religion and free expression, this title focuses on the current controversy over Israel, and draws on three basic features of Judaism - iconoclasm,  Read more...

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