Modern Judaism: An Oxford Guide

Paperback | February 22, 2005

EditorNicholas de Lange, Miri Freud-Kandel

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A comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, multi-authored guide to contemporary Jewish life and thought, focusing on social, cultural and historical aspects of Judaism alongside theological issues. This volume includes 38 newly-commissioned essays, including contributions from leading specialists intheir fields. This book covers the major areas of thought in contemporary Jewish Studies, including considerations of religious differences, sociological, philosophical, and gender issues, geographical diversity, inter-faith relations, and the impact of the Shoah (the Holocaust) and the modern stateof Israel.

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A comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, multi-authored guide to contemporary Jewish life and thought, focusing on social, cultural and historical aspects of Judaism alongside theological issues. This volume includes 38 newly-commissioned essays, including contributions from leading specialists intheir fields. This book covers the major ar...

Nicholas De Lange is Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. He is also a Fellow of Wolfson College and Director of Studies for Gonville and Caius College. His research interests include medieval Hebrew literature and manuscripts, contemporary Jewish theology and Jewish-Christi...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:478 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.98 inPublished:February 22, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

The Editors: General Introduction1. Uzi Rebhun: Demographic IssuesHistorical Issues2. Lois Dubin: Enlightenment and Emancipation3. Robert Jan van Pelt: Persecution4. Emmanuele Ottolenghi: A National Home5. Emmanuele Ottolenghi: Post-ZionismIssues of Religion and Modernity6. Miri Freud-Kandel: Modernist Movements7. Eliezer Don-Yehiya: Traditionalist Strands8. Yaakov Malkin: Humanist and Secular Judaisms9. George Wilkes: Jewish RenewalLocal Issues10. Chaim Waxman: American Jewry11. Eran Kaplan: Israeli Jewry12. Paula Hyman: French Jewry13. Miri Freud-Kandel: British Jewry14. John Klier: Jewry in the Former Soviet UnionSocial Issues15. Harvey Goldberg: Survey16. Ezra Kopelowitz: Jewish Identity17. Nurit Stadler: FundamentalismReligious Issues18. Ruth Langer: Prayer and Worship19. Nicholas de Lange: Authority of Texts20. Jeremy Wanderer: The Future of Jewish PracticeTheological Issues21. Norbert Samuelson: Survey22. David Novak: Revelation23. Peter Ochs: CovenantPhilosophical Issues24. Kenneth Seeskin: Survey25. Daniel Rynhold: The Problem of Evil26. Michael Zank: Jewish Ethics in a Modern WorldHalakhic Issues27. Joanathan Cohen: Survey28. Daniel Sinclair: Halakhah and Israel29. Steven H. Resnicoff: Contemporary Issues in HalakhahGender Issues30. Susannah Heschel: Survey31. Judith Baskin: The Changing Role of the Woman32. Mark Solomon: SexualityJudaism and the Other33. Elliot Horowitz: As Others See Jews34. MargieTolstoy: Jewish-Christian Relations35. Reuven Firestone: Jewish-Muslim Relations