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Lecture 17

Introduction to Judaism - Lecture 17

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Department
Religion & Culture
Course
RE204
Professor
Holly Pearse
Semester
Fall

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RE204Lecture 17Judaism and Modernity o Marks period of challenge and opportunityHow does one live as a Jew in modern worldHow should Jew engage in secular world o Came with significant gains in rights and freedoms but challenged all areas of Jewish life and traditionEnd of autonomyGiving up communal autonomyJew as an individual had rights but Jews as group lost theirsRise of individualityChange to both Jewish life and JudaismPrivatization of Jewishness into the private life was difficultCompartmentalization Jews gained privileges of citizenship rather than slaveryEmancipationo What is modernityChange in goalsChangeimprovementChange is the constant does not lead anywhereReligion became more privatizedReligious self and secular lifeFrom PreModern to Modern o Jews of modern mov
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