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.

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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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