Abraham Geiger's Liberal Judaism: Personal Meaning and by Ken Koltun-Fromm PDF

By Ken Koltun-Fromm

German rabbi, pupil, and theologian Abraham Geiger (1810–1874) is well-known because the imperative chief of the Reform move in German Judaism. In his new paintings, Ken Koltun-Fromm argues that for Geiger own that means in religion—rather than rote ritual perform or popularity of dogma—was the major to religion’s ethical authority. In 5 chapters, the booklet explores matters primary to Geiger’s paintings that talk to modern Jewish practice—historical reminiscence, biblical interpretation, ritual and gender practices, rabbinic authority, and Jewish schooling. this can be crucial interpreting for students, rabbis, rabbinical scholars, and educated Jewish readers attracted to Conservative and Reform Judaism.

Published with the beneficiant help of the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation.

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