Contemporary Debates in American Reform Judaism: Conflicting Visions (Paperback)

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By Dana Evan Kaplan (Editor)
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This is a ground breaking collection of essays that takes a hard look at the Reform Movement today. Opening essays look at the problem of building a religous community, the competition in the spiritual marketplace, and why people join or do not join a Reform synagogue. Other contributors look at a host of controversial issues including Patrilineal Descent, Outreach, Intermarriage, gender issues, gay and lesbian participation, and others.

About the Author


Dana Evan Kaplan is the Oppenstein Brothers assistant Professor of Judaic and Religous Studies in the Department of History and the director of the Danciger Program in Jewish Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780415926294
ISBN-10: 0415926297
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: January 5th, 2001
Pages: 286
Language: English