The Union Bulletin Volume 11

The Union Bulletin Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... a German nationality. More and more, religious traditions were abandoned in favor of universal principles. Ceremonials that were incompatible with reason were rejected. For the first time in centuries the Jew felt himself to be a citizen of the country where he enjoyed life, liberty and prosperity. Adjusting himself to this enfranchisement required certain modifications in the ceremonial of home and synagog as well as a new orientation of Judaism. He would remain a loyal son of the synagog, but the tabernacle where he worshipped would change its setting. The universalistic element of Judaism, voiced in remote antiquity by the prophets of Israel, obtained a louder and clearer accentuation. The merely local rites and practices of a rabbinical interpretation of Judaism separated the Jew from the modern world. Judaism had to discard either the universal element or the temporary rabbinical legislation. There was hardly any choice. At all events, a choice was made by the Jews of Germany. M to the universal outlook din the prophets and poets oiu forevisioned it.-Reform Judah: This new construction 0! 1-; tiny in course of time m It is known as Reform Judi: to the number of German nix phasized the essentials oi heritage, Reform Judsismis: a product of Germany, undid count under suspicion To ness let none yield. Judaiai development of the Jevishgm binism is exhausted It ham; usefulness. To be modern uh blessings of liberty and aid: Jew must exemplify the unive ings of the Universal God the itual ancestors first conoeivei At the beginning of the nine tury, even in the last deudsf teenth, this phase of Juhis when viewed from the ugh: geographical division, unions'K vantage ground of history-1; It is the immediate anoeswrd Judaism. In more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 794g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236780043
  • 9781236780041