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The Resource American Reform Judaism : an Introduction

American Reform Judaism : an Introduction

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American Reform Judaism : an Introduction
Title
American Reform Judaism
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an Introduction
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Language
eng
Summary
The only comprehensive and up-to-date look at Reform Judaism, this book analyzes the forces currently challenging the Reform movement, now the largest Jewish denomination in the United States. As an unintended result of its success, the movement now struggles with an identity crisis brought on by its liberal theology. Kaplan asks, can Reform Judaism continue to thrive? Can it be broadly inclusive and still be uniquely and authentically Jewish? Addressing the issues that have confronted the movementincluding the ordination of women, acceptance of homosexuality, the problem of assimilation, the
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EBLCP
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
American Reform Judaism : an Introduction
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American Reform Judaism : an Introduction
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hj6xp
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
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not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Contents
  • Contents; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1: A Historical Overview; Chapter 2: An Introduction to Reform Jewish Belief; Chapter 3: The Evolution of American Reform Theology; Chapter 4: The Reform Revolution of the 1990s; Chapter 5: The Worship Revolution in the Synagogue; Chapter 6: The Struggle for Recognition in the State of Israel; Chapter 7: New Challenges in Reform Jewish Education; Chapter 8: The Outreach Campaign; Chapter 9: The Struggle for Women's Equality; Chapter 10: The Acceptance of Gays and Lesbians; Chapter 11: The Battle over the Future of Reform Judaism
  • Chapter 12: Where Do We Go from Here?Afterword; Notes; Index; About the Author
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1 online resource (313 pages)
Form of item
online
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9780813532196
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rdamedia
Media type code
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