By Ken Koltun-Fromm
German rabbi, pupil, and theologian Abraham Geiger (1810–1874) is well-known because the crucial chief of the Reform circulate 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 main to religion’s ethical authority. In 5 chapters, the e-book explores concerns 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 is often crucial examining for students, rabbis, rabbinical scholars, and knowledgeable Jewish readers drawn to Conservative and Reform Judaism.
Published with the beneficiant help of the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation.
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Abraham Geiger's Liberal Judaism: Personal Meaning and Religious Authority (Jewish Literature and Culture) by Ken Koltun-Fromm