An American Idol: Emerson and the 'Jewish Idea' by Robert J. LoewenbergAn American Idol: Emerson and the 'Jewish Idea' by Robert J. Loewenberg

An American Idol: Emerson and the 'Jewish Idea'

byRobert J. Loewenberg

Paperback | May 14, 1984

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Critiques modern liberal culture by means of a textual re-evaluation of Ralph Waldo Emerson, widely considered a prime formulator and archetype of liberal culture.
Robert J. Loewenberg is Professor of History at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
Title:An American Idol: Emerson and the 'Jewish Idea'Format:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 8.48 × 5.56 × 0.45 inPublished:May 14, 1984Publisher:UPA

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0819139564

ISBN - 13:9780819139566


Editorial Reviews excellent analysis of liberalism and the subtle methods by which modernity replaces tradition, religion, and order with relativism, disorder, and nihilism. Loewenberg really hits the nail) in this case, Emerson) on the head. This book will be widely attacked and will be controversial, which means Loewenberg has succeeded.