Jewish Secularity: The Search for Roots and the Challenges by Zachary I. Heller,Dr. David M. Gordis

By Zachary I. Heller,Dr. David M. Gordis

A growing to be variety of Jews determine themselves as secular or “somewhat secular.” is that this expansive definition of Jewishness a brand new phenomenon? What are its roots? What are its implications for the Jewish neighborhood, its associations, and its destiny? In reflecting on secular types of Jewishness, the participants to this booklet discover the resources of Jewish secularism and its articulation in Jewish proposal, trust, literature, and tradition. integrated during this e-book are a number of own bills of Jewish trips, in addition to analyses of the level of the department among secular Jews and others within the Jewish group. In sum, Jewish Secularity: the hunt for Roots and the demanding situations of appropriate Meaning presents an summary of a profound improvement within the evolving historical past of Jewish existence in the United States.

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