The Jewish contribution to civilization: reassessing an idea

'Jewish contribution to civilization' and its implications for notions of 'Jewish superiority' in the modern period / Richard I. Cohen -- Discourses of civilization : the shifting course of a modern Jewish motif / David N. Myers -- From counterculture to subculture to multicultur...

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Contributors: Cohen, Jeremy 1953-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Portland, Or. The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2008
Series/Journal:The Littman library of Jewish civilization
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Judaism / Culture
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Jews Civilization
B Judaism Relations
B Civilization, Modern Jewish influences
B Conference program
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Summary:'Jewish contribution to civilization' and its implications for notions of 'Jewish superiority' in the modern period / Richard I. Cohen -- Discourses of civilization : the shifting course of a modern Jewish motif / David N. Myers -- From counterculture to subculture to multiculture : the 'Jewish contribution' then and now / Moshe Rosman -- Day of gladness or day of madness? modern discussions of the ancient Sabbath / Elliott Horowitz -- The 'Jewish contribution' to Christianity / David Berger -- Judaism, Islam, and Hellenism : the conflict in Germany over the origins of kultur / Susannah Heschel -- From Sephardi to Oriental : the 'decline' theory of Jewish civilization in the Middle East and North Africa / Daniel Schroeter -- From admission ticket to contribution : remarks on the history of an apologetic argument / Yaacov Shavit -- German-Jewish literature and culture and the field of German-Jewish studies / Mark H. Gelber -- Louis Finkelstein, Mordecai Kaplan, and American 'Jewish contributions to civilization' / David Biale
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1906764433