Addressed to Jews and non-Jews alike, though aware that these two reader groups were likelyn to approach the book with very different presuppositions, Daiches sets out to define Judaism in relation to philosophy, to explain Kant’s philosophy through the superiority of halakhah, defend a biblically based Jewish interpretation of history, and champion Judaism as a religion of freedom guaranteed by halakhah (Jewish law).
Preface 1. Judaism in its relation to speculative thought 2. Modern Ethics and the Mosaic law 3. The Jewish interpretation of history 4. Kant and Judaism 5. Judaism and the religion of the law 6. Progressive Judaism: An analysis 7. The truth of religion 8. The Synagogue services and the restoration of sacrifices 9. The Jewish attitude towards conversionists 10. The Jewish student and the Jewish Renaissance 11. Salomon Maimon and his relation to Judaism 12. The pronunciation of Hebrew 13. First-fruits: Israel’s New Offering Index
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