How did Judaism, a religion so often defined by its minority status, attain equal footing in the trinity of Catholicism, Protestantism, and Judaism that now dominates modern American religious life?THE AMERICANIZATION OF THE JEWS seeks out the effects of this evolution on both Jews in America and an America with Jews. Although English, French, and Dutch Jewries are usually considered the principal forerunners of modern Jewry, Jews have lived as long in North America as they have in post- medieval Britain and France and only sixty years less than in Amsterdam. As one of the four especially cre.
|Other authors:||Seltzer, Robert M., (Editor), Cohen, Norman J., (Editor)|
New York :
New York University Press,
Reappraisals in Jewish social and intellectual history.
Includes bibliographical references and index.