Judaism as a Civilization: Toward a...

Judaism as a Civilization remains one of the most original and thought-provoking contributions toward creating a comprehensive program for creative Jewish life. In this seminal work, Kaplan offers his now famous concept of Judaism as an evolving religious civilization.

x  CONTENTS PART FOUR. ISRAEL. THE STATUS AND ORGANIZATION OF JEWRYXVII. THE NATIONHOOD OF ISRAEL 227 XVIII. NATIONALISM AS A CULTURAL CONCEPT 242 XIX. CULTURAL NATIONALISM AS THE CALL OF THE SPIRIT 253   XX. THE LAND OF ISRAEL 264 XXI. JEWISH COMMUNAL ORGANIZATION 280 PART FIVE. GOD. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE JEWISH RELIGIONXXII. INTRODUCTORY. THE NEED FOR REORIENTATION TO THE PROBLEM OF RELIGION 303 XXIII. THE PLACE OF RELIGION IN JEWISH LIFE 311 XXIV. THE FOLK ASPECT OF THE JEWISH RELIGION 332   XXV. THE PAST STAGES OF THE JEWISH RELIGION 350 XXVI. THE FUNCTIONAL METHOD OF INTERPRETATION 385 PART SIX. TORAH. JUDAISM AS A WAY OF LIFE FOR THE AMERICAN JEWXXVII. INTRODUCTORY. TORAH AS A WAY OF LIFE 409 XXVIII. JEWISH MILIEU 416 XXIX. JEWISH FOLKWAYS 431 XXX. JEWISH ETHICS 460   XXXI. THE MEANING OF JEWISH EDUCATION IN AMERICA 479 CONCLUSIONXXXII. CREATIVE JUDAISM— A PROGRAM 511 NOTES 523 INDEX 555   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

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FRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageCONTENTSKAPLAN'S JUDAISM AT SIXTY: A REAPPRAISALPREFACE TO THE 1967 EDITIONPREFACE TO THE 1957 EDITIONPREFACE TO THE 1934 EDITIONINTRODUCTION TO THE 1981 EDITIONINTRODUCTORY CHAPTERPART ONE. THE FACTORS IN THE CRISISA. THE FACTORS OF DISINTEGRATIONB. THE FACTORS OF CONSERVATIONC. THE DECISIVE FACTORPART TWO. THE CURRENT VERSIONS OF JUDAISMPART THREE. THE PROPOSED VERSION OF JUDAISMPART FOUR. ISRAEL. THE STATUS AND ORGANIZATION OF JEWRYPART FIVE. GOD. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE JEWISH RELIGIONPART SIX. TORAH. JUDAISM AS A WAY OF LIFE FOR THE AMERICAN JEWCONCLUSIONNOTESABBREVIATIONSNOTESINDEX
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