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By Ken Koltun-Fromm

ISBN-10: 0253347440

ISBN-13: 9780253347442

German rabbi, student, and theologian Abraham Geiger (1810–1874) is famous because the critical chief of the Reform flow in German Judaism. In his new paintings, Ken Koltun-Fromm argues that for Geiger own which means in religion—rather than rote ritual perform or popularity of dogma—was the major to religion’s ethical authority. In 5 chapters, the e-book explores concerns principal to Geiger’s paintings that talk to modern Jewish practice—historical reminiscence, biblical interpretation, ritual and gender practices, rabbinic authority, and Jewish schooling. this is often crucial studying for students, rabbis, rabbinical scholars, and expert Jewish readers drawn to Conservative and Reform Judaism.

Published with the beneficiant help of the Lucius N. Littauer Foundation.

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