Jewish Meaning in a World of Choice: Studies in Tradition by David Ellenson PDF

By David Ellenson

ISBN-10: 0827612141

ISBN-13: 9780827612143

Internationally famous student David Ellenson stocks twenty-three of his so much consultant essays, drawing on 3 a long time of scholarship and demonstrating the consistency of the intellectual-religious pursuits that experience lively him all through his lifetime.


These essays heart on an outline and exam of the complicated push and pull among Jewish culture and Western tradition. Ellenson addresses gender equality, women’s rights, conversion, concerns when it comes to who's a Jew, the way forward for the rabbinate, Jewish day faculties, and different rising traits in American Jewish lifestyles. As an outspoken suggest for a robust Israel that's devoted to the democratic and Jewish values that educated its founders, he additionally writes approximately spiritual tolerance and pluralism within the Jewish state.


The former president  of Hebrew Union College–Jewish Institute of faith, the first seminary of the Reform flow, Ellenson is largely revered for his imaginative and prescient of advancing Jewish team spirit and of getting ready management for a modern Judaism that balances culture with the calls for of a altering international.


Scholars and scholars of Jewish non secular suggestion, ethics, and glossy Jewish background will welcome this erudite assortment by way of one in all today’s nice Jewish leaders.

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