Comparative perspectives on Judaisms and Jewish identities /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sharot, Stephen
Format: Book
Published: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, [2011]
Table of Contents:
  • Religious syncretism and religious distinctiveness
  • The Kaifeng Jews : a reconsideration of their acculturation and assimilation in a comparative perspective
  • Elite religion and popular religion : the example of saints
  • Jewish millenarian-messianic movements : comparisons of Ashkenazim, Sephardim, and Italian Jews
  • Millenarianism among conversos (new Christians) and former conversos (returnees to Judaism)
  • The sacredness of sin : antinomianism and models of man
  • Formulations of ethnicity and religion regarding American Jews in the writings of American sociologists
  • Judaism and Jewish ethnicity : changing interrelationships and differentiations in the diaspora and Israel
  • Jewish and other national and ethnic identities of Israeli Jews
  • Secularization, neotraditionalism, polarization
  • Public religion, privatization, and deprivatization in Israel.