Modern Varieties of Judaism

Joseph L. Blau

Columbia University Press

Modern Varieties of Judaism

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Pub Date: April 1972

ISBN: 9780231086684

217 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $38.00£31.95

Modern Varieties of Judaism

Joseph L. Blau

Columbia University Press

1. Emancipation and the Birth of Modern Judaism
2. The Initial Response: Reform Judaism in Europe and America
3. Reformulating Jewish Orthodoxy: Samson Raphael Hirsch and His Successors
4. The Complex Phenomenon of Conservative Judaism
5. Zionism: From Religious Nationalism to National Religion
6. Was Emancipation a Mistake? Mid-Twentieth-Century Appraisals

About the Author

Joseph L. Blau is the author or editor of many books, including The Jews of the United States, 1790-1840: A Documentary History (3 volumes, 1964), which he edited jointly with Salo. W. Baron.