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Tradition and contemporary experience; essays on Jewish thought and life.


[New York] Published by Schocken Books for B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations [1970] .
ISBN , 0805233490, 0805202757, 9780805233490

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Subjects Jodendom.
Judaism -- 20th century.
Judaism.
Judaïsme -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Moderniteit.
Traditie.
Series Hillel library.
Schocken paperbacks on Jewish life and religion.
Description ix, 372 pages 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Freedom and identity: the challenge of modernity / Benjamin M. Kahn -- Change and tradition in modern Judaism: a letter to David Daiches / Milton R. Konvitz -- On the meaning of Jewish culture in our time / Alfred Jospe -- A faith for moderns: three views. The nature of religious faith / Henry A. Fischel -- The meaning of God for the contemporary Jew / Mordecai M. Kaplan -- Judaism as personal decision / Will Herberg -- Between God and man: the meaning of revelation for the contemporary Jew / Lou H. Silberman -- The Jewish image of man and its relevance for today / Manfred Vogel -- The Jewish image of the Jew: on the meaning of Jewish distinctiveness / Alfred Jospe -- Judaism as a source of personal values. A liberal view / Maurice L. Zigmond -- A traditional view / Norman E. Frimer -- Judaism as a source of social values. Transient Isms and abiding values / Arthur J. Lelyveld -- Jewish tradition and political action / Richard J. Israel -- A modern approach to the Bible / Robert Gordis -- The way of the law. Law and observance in Jewish experience / Ernst Simon -- Some criteria for modern Jewish observance / Jakob J. Petuchowski -- Jewish law and the ways of Judaism in our time / Ira Eisenstein -- Law as living discipline: the Sabbath as paradigm / Norman E. Frimer -- On the meaning of prayer / Ernst Simon -- The American Jewish community -- what lies ahead? / Maurice B. Pekarsky -- The threefold rebellion: some reflections on Israel today / Alfred Jospe -- Challenges to the Jewish people in our time / Avraham Harman -- Jewish tradition and the educated Jew / Milton Himmelfarb -- The Jewish intellectual, the university, and the Jewish community / Milton R. Konvitz -- Leadership and the Jewish community / Benjamin M. Kahn.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)75518
(OCoLC)ocm00075518
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WorldCat Identities Jospe, Alfred, 1909-
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