The Jewish Contribution to Civilization: Reassessing an Idea.

Oxford: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilizations, 2008. Hardbound. Octavo in dust jacket, x, 245 pp., bibliography, index. Very Good. Item #86649
ISBN: 9781904113522

Introduction by Jeremy Cohen. Articles are "'Jewish Contribution to Civilization' and its Implications for Notions of 'Jewish Superiority' in the Modern Period," Richard I. Cohen, "Discources of Civilizations: The Shifting Course of a Modern Jewish Motif," David N. Myers, From the Counterculture to Subculture to Multiculture: The 'Jewish Contribution' Then and Now," Moshe Rosman, "Days of Gladness and Days of Madness? Modern Discussions of the Ancient Sabbath," Elliott Horowitz, "The 'Jewish Contribution' to Christianity," David Berger, "Judaism, Islam and Hellenism: The Conflict in Germany over the Origins of Kultur," Susannah Heschel, "From Sephardi to Oriental: The 'Decline' Theory of Jewish Civilization in the Middle East and North Africa," Daniel Schroeter, "From Admission Ticket to Contribution: Remarks on the History of an Apologetic Argument," Yaacov Shavit, "German-Jewish Literature and Culture and the Field of German-Jewish Studies," Mark H. Gelber, "Louis Finkelstein, Mordecai Kaplan, and American 'Jewish Contributions to Civilization,'" David Biale.

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