TITLE

Judaism and American Public Life: A Symposium

AUTHOR(S)
Arkes, Hadley
PUB. DATE
March 1991
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1991, Issue 11, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Notes how the U.S. Constitution has become more authoritative for many Jewish Americans than the Bible. Claim that the meaning of a Jewish people is increasingly detached from any notion of a people that finds its character in a covenant with God or a dedication to His laws; Observation on how Jewish Americans regard the First Amendment and the Constitution; Attitude of many Jewish congregations toward the issue of abortion.
ACCESSION #
17725058

 

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