TITLE

The Orthodox Jew as Intellectual Crank

AUTHOR(S)
Singer, David
PUB. DATE
August 1990
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep1990, Issue 5, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the reputation of Orthodox Jewish intellectuals Baruch Kurzweil and Yeshayahu Leibowitz as intellectual cranks. Types of response to the challenge of modernity according to sociologist Peter Berger; Description of the key typological features of the Orthodox intellectual crank; Characterization of their encounter with modernity.
ACCESSION #
17726192

 

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