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Jewish Responses to Evolution

Geoffrey Cantor

in Quakers, Jews, and Science: Religious Responses to Modernity and the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276684
eISBN:
9780191603389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276684.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Drawing mainly on the Anglo-Jewish periodical press, it appears that Jewish writers were generally supportive of Darwin’s theory of evolution. Having been chastised on many occassions as ... More


Jewish Same-Sex Weddings in Canada: Rites of Resistance or Rituals of Conformity?

Shari Rochelle Lash

in Negotiating Rites

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812295
eISBN:
9780199919390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812295.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Jewish same-sex wedding ceremonies in Canada assert both the legal entitlements that have recently been affirmed as permanent for all Canadians and the long contested for space within liberal Judaism ... More


Lily Montagu and Liberal Judaism

Richa Dwor

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter looks at the role of Judaism in late nineteenth-century culture, focussing on the life of Lily Montagu, whose importance lies in her activism and the unique way that she brought her ... More


Towards the Future: Religious, Educational, and Cultural Reconstruction

David H. Weinberg

in Recovering a Voice: West European Jewry After the Holocaust

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764104
eISBN:
9781800340961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764104.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses how the Jews of France, Belgium, and the Netherlands dealt with the unprecedented religious, educational, and cultural needs of their diverse constituents. The sharp increase in ... More


Setting the Scene: The Jewish Landscape

Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz

in Challenge and Conformity: The Religious Lives of Orthodox Jewish Women

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781786941718
eISBN:
9781800852143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941718.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the historical and sociological context of Orthodox Jewish women in London, and applies concepts of community to analyse the religious geography of Orthodox Jews in Britain. The ... More


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