Making the Bible Modern: Children's Bibles and Jewish Education in Twentieth-Century America
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Making the Bible Modern: Children's Bibles and Jewish Education in Twentieth-Century America

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The Bible has played a critical role in the story of Judaism, modernity, and identity. Penny Schine Gold examines the arena of children's education and the role of the Bible in the reshaping of Jewish identity, especially in the United States in the 1920s and 1930s, when a second generation of Eastern European Jews engaged the task of Americanizing Jewish culture, religion...more
Hardcover, Abridged, 288 pages
Published December 18th 2003 by Cornell University Press
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