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From Crypto-Jews to Crypto-Judaism

Byron L. Sherwin

in Faith Finding Meaning: A Theology of Judaism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195336238
eISBN:
9780199868520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336238.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In the seventeenth-century, Baruch Spinoza began a campaign to discredit theology in general and Jewish theology in particular. By the dawn of the twenty-first century sociological data confirmed the ... More


Remapping the Destination

Atalia Omer

in Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226615912
eISBN:
9780226616100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226616100.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the grassroots emergence of prophetic moral leadership and alternative conceptions of Jewish tradition. Several key trends are the focus here: the revival of Jewish tradition as ... More


Heine’s Law and Jewish Foreign Policies

Michael N. Barnett

in The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165974
eISBN:
9781400880607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165974.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter offers a manual for understanding the foreign policies of the American Jews, exploring how their beliefs were an outgrowth of, primarily, the American experience, and, secondarily, the ... More


How Optimal Marginality Created a Public Sociologist

Neil McLaughlin

in Erich Fromm and Global Public Sociology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529214581
eISBN:
9781529214628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529214581.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Rooted in an original theoretical perspective on how optimal marginality creates creative ideas, this chapter explains how the multiple social circles Fromm was involved in during his youth created ... More


The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews

Michael N. Barnett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165974
eISBN:
9781400880607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165974.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

How do American Jews envision their role in the world? Are they tribal—a people whose obligations extend solely to their own? Or are they prophetic—a light unto nations, working to repair the world? ... More


Introduction

Michael N. Barnett

in The Star and the Stripes: A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165974
eISBN:
9781400880607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165974.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book immerses itself in the history of American Jews and traces how the American experience shaped the identity of ... More


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