How To Give The Message Of Liberal Judaism In The Synagogue Why The Services In The Synagogue Should Be Modernized

Author by : Samuel Harry Goldenson
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American Religions And The Family

Author by : Don S. Browning
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Publisher by : Columbia University Press
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Description : Religions respond to capitalism, democracy, industrialization, feminism, individualism, and the phenomenon of globalization in a variety of ways. Some religions conform to these challenges, if not capitulate to them; some critique or resist them, and some work to transform the modern societies they inhabit. In this unique collection of critical essays, scholars of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Native American thought explore the tension between modernization and the family, sexuality, and marriage traditions of major religions in America. Contributors examine how various belief systems have confronted changing attitudes regarding the meaning and purpose of sex, the definition of marriage, the responsibility of fathers, and the status of children. They also discuss how family law in America is beginning to acknowledge certain religious traditions and how comparative religious ethics can explain and evaluate diverse family customs. Studies concerning the impact of religious thought and behavior on American society have never been more timely or important. Recent global events cannot be fully understood without comprehending how belief systems function and the many ways they can be employed to the benefit and detriment of societies. Responding to this critical need, American Religions and the Family presents a comprehensive portrait of religious cultures in America and offers secular society a pathway for appreciating religious tradition.


Jews Against Zionism

Author by : Thomas Kolsky
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Publisher by : Temple University Press
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Description : The first full-scale history of the only organized American Jewish opposition to Zionism during the 1940s


Challenging Colonial Discourse

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Description : This first comprehensive analysis of the relationship between Jewish Studies and Protestant theology in Wilhelmine Germany challenges accepted opinions and contributes to a differentiated image of Jewish intellectual history as well as Jewish-Christian relations before the Holocaust.


Building A Public Judaism

Author by : Saskia Coenen Snyder
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Publisher by : Harvard University Press
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Description : Coenen Snyder considers what the architecture and construction of nineteenth-century European synagogues reveal about the social progress of modern European Jews. The process of claiming a Jewish space was a marker of acculturation but not full acceptance, she argues. The new edifices, even if spectacular, revealed the limits of Jewish integration.


American Hebrew And Jewish Tribune

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Conference On Perpetuation Of Judaism

Author by : Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Council
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Annual Report

Author by : Union of American Hebrew Congregations
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Jewish Spectator

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Providence Magazine

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