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The radical American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan / Mel Scult.

Author/creator Scult, Mel
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2014]
Descriptionxix, 336 pages : portrait ; 24 cm.
Series The modern Jewish experience
Modern Jewish experience (Bloomington, Ind.) ^A258137
Contents Excommunications: Kaplan and Spinoza -- Self-reliance: Kaplan and Emerson -- Nationalism and righteousness: Ahad ha-Am and Matthew Arnold -- Universalism and pragmatism: Felix Adler, William James, and John Dewey -- Kaplan and peoplehood: Judaism as a civilization and Zionism -- Kaplan and his God: an ambivalent relationship -- Kaplan's theology: beyond supernaturalism -- Salvation: the goal of religion -- Salvation embodied: the vehicle of mitzvot -- Mordecai the pious: Kaplan and Heschel -- The law: halakhah and ethics -- Kaplan and the problem of evil: cutting the gordian knot -- Appendix: "Thirteen wants" of Mordecai Kaplan reconstructed.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 279-327) and index.
LCCN 2013019522
ISBN9780253010759 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0253010756 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9780253010889 (e-book)
ISBN0253010888 (e-book)

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