Modern Judaism (Paperback)
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Modern Judaism (Paperback)

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Paperback 260 Pages / Published: 18/06/1996
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Since the post-Enlightenment, Jews have fragmented into a variety of sub-groups, each with their own religious ideology. This book provides a description as well as a critique of these various Jewish religious groups and offers an alternative model of Judaism based on an assessment of the nature of contemporary Jewish life. As will be seen, modern Jews are deeply divided on a wide variety of issues. Given this situation, no uniform pattern of Jewish existence can be imposed from above, nor is it likely to emerge from within the body of Israel. What is required instead is a philosophy of Jewish autonomy which legitimizes Jewish subjectivity and personal decision-making. This philosophy of Judaism - which is referred to in this study as 'Open Judaism' - provides a new foundation for Jewish life as Jews stand on the threshold of the third millennium.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780333621028
Number of pages: 260
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 21 mm

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