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Modern Judaism: An Oxford Guide
Modern Judaism: An Oxford Guide provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of contemporary Jewish life and thought, covering social, cultural, and historical aspects of Judaism alongside theological issues. The book as a whole is concerned broadly with the period since the end of the eighteenth century, but its main focus is on contemporary Judaism and emerging t ...more
Paperback, 459 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by OUP Oxford
(first published January 20th 2005)
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Reading to evaluate for possible classroom use. Nice spread of topics. (Though, I notice the editors specify they want to acknowledge previously silenced voices, yet include no chapters on the less-known Jewish communities.) I am an admirer of de Lange's work, and he edits some nice volumes.
Nicholas Robert Michael de Lange (often known simply as N. de Lange) (7 August 1944, Nottingham) is Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the University of Cambridge and is an ordained Reform rabbi. He was taught and ordained by the British Reform rabbi Ignaz Maybaum, a disciple of Franz Rosenzweig.More about Nicholas de Lange...