Title: Abraham Geiger & Liberal Judaism - The Challenge of the Nineteenth Century
Jacket Condition: Fair
Book Condition: Very good-
Publisher: PA JPS 1962
Item #: 002029
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.