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Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Yaacov Shavit

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774259
eISBN:
9781800340879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774259.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

According to this book, the Hellenistic tradition played a role as a model for Jewish modernisers to draw upon as they perceived a lack in Jewish culture. The book claims that Greek and Hellenistic ... More


Judaism's Message of the Kingdom of God

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

in The Legacy of German Jewry

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228263
eISBN:
9780823237142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228263.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the contribution of the Germany Jewry to the outer development of modern Judaism. The German Jews not only helped bring about the founding of the Jewish state and the World ... More


Conclusion: What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?

Yaacov Shavit

in Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774259
eISBN:
9781800340879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774259.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This concluding chapter explores the complex reality of the modern Jerusalem as it has been irrevocably influenced by Athens. The fact that Athens is an integral and essential part of the modern ... More


The Jewish Reformation: Bible Translation and Middle-Class German Judaism as Spiritual Enterprise

Michah Gottlieb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199336388
eISBN:
9780197527269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336388.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Beginning in the late eighteenth century, Jews entered the German middle class with remarkable speed. This process has often been identified with Jews’ increasing alienation from religion and Jewish ... More


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