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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.

CONTENTSKAPLAN’S JUDAISM AT SIXTY: A REAPPRAISAL BY ARNOLD EISEN xi PREFACE TO THE 1967 EDITION xxv PREFACE TO THE 1957 EDITION xxvii PREFACE TO THE 1934 EDITION xxix INTRODUCTION TO THE 1981 EDITION   BY ARTHUR HERTZBERG xxxiii INTRODUCTORY I. THE PRESENT CRISIS IN JUDAISM 3 PART ONE. THE FACTORS IN THE CRISIS A. THE FACTORS OF DISINTEGRATIONII. THE MODERN POLITICAL ORDER 19 III. THE MODERN ECONOMIC ORDER 28   IV. THE MODERN IDEOLOGY 36 B. THE FACTORS OF CONSERVATION V. INHERENT FACTOR OF CONSERVATION 47 VI. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS OF CONSERVATION 70 C. THE DECISIVE FACTOR VII. NEEDED: A PROGRAM OF RECONSTRUCTION 80 PART TWO. THE CURRENT VERSIONS OF JUDAISMVIII. THE REFORMIST VERSION OF JUDAISM 91 IX. CRITIQUE OF THE REFORMIST VERSION OF JUDAISM 108 X. CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM ( RIGHT WING OF REFORMISM) 126 XI. THE NEO- ORTHODOX VERSION OF JUDAISM 133 XII. CRITIQUE OF NEO- ORTHODOXY 151   XIII. CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM ( LEFT WING OF NEO- ORTHODOXY) 160 PART THREE. THE PROPOSED VERSION OF JUDAISMXIV. JUDAISM AS A CIVILIZATION 173 XV. CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS OF JUDAISM AS A CIVILIZATION 186   XVI. IMPLICATIONS OF THE PROPOSED VERSION OF JUDAISM 209  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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