By Ken Koltun-Fromm
German rabbi, student, and theologian Abraham Geiger (1810–1874) is well-known because the significant chief of the Reform flow 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 attractiveness of dogma—was the foremost to religion’s ethical authority. In 5 chapters, the e-book explores concerns imperative 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 studying for students, rabbis, rabbinical scholars, and knowledgeable Jewish readers attracted to Conservative and Reform Judaism.
Published with the beneficiant aid 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