Englewood Cliffs, N. J. ; Prentice Hall, 1990. Item #32849

Softbound. 8vo. XVI, 288 pages. 23 cm. First edition. Edited by Neusner and Calvin Goldscheider. Contains the following essays: Introduction: Social foundations of Judaism in classical and modern times: from content to context - Part I: Formative and the classical ages of Judaism: 500 B. C. To A. D. 640, 640 to 1789 - Religion and society in the formation of the Judaism of the Pentateuch by Jacob Neusner; Religion and society in the law of the Mishnah, Jacob Neusner; Social foundations of Medieval mysticism in Judaism, Ivan Marcus; Religion and economics in Medieval Judaism, Jacob Katz; Marxist view of Hassidism, Raphael Mahler - Part II: Age of diversity: Judaisms and modernization, 1789 - Judaic reformation as a sociopolitical process, Calvin Goldschieder and Alan Zuckerman; Rise and reception of Zionism in the nineteenth century, Ben Halpern; Judaism in America: the social crisis of freedom, Jacob Neusner - Part III: Toward the twenty-first century: contemporary Judaisms in America and in the state of Israel - Religion and ethnicity in the American Jewish community, Marshall Sklare; Civil religion and the modern Jewish challenge, Jonathan Woocher; Synagogue life in America, Samuel Heilman; Ethnicity, American Judaism, and Jewish cohesion, Calvin Goldscheider; Social foundation of Israeli Judaism, Shlomo Deshen; Reform and conservative Judaism in Israel, Ephraim Tabory; From religious Zionism to Zionist religion, Gideon Aran. Subjects: Judaism - History. Judaism - Social aspects. Jewish sociology. Judaism - United States. Judaism - Israel. Light wear to bottom of wraps, otherwise fresh. Good condition. (NEUSNER-3-4).

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