Abraham Geiger & Liberal Judaism - The Challenge of the Nineteenth Century

By: Wiener,Max (Ed)

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1810-1874. With a biographical introduction. Geiger's writings, letters, sermons. Geiger sought to link Jewish with European culture & opposed Orthodoxy as over-legalized & unesthetic. He emphasized the prophetic nature of Judaism which he regarded as a religion with a world mission. He sought to eliminate the national element, including the concept of universal Jewish identity & the use of Hebrew in the synagogue.

Title: Abraham Geiger & Liberal Judaism - The Challenge of the Nineteenth Century

Author: Wiener,Max (Ed)

Categories: Autobiography,

Publisher: PA, JPS: 1962

Pages: 305

Jacket Condition: Fair

Book Condition: Very good-

Item #: 002029

Keywords: Autobiography Judaica