Comparative Perspectives on Judaisms and Jewish Identities.

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Main Author: Sharot, Stephen.
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Language:English
Published: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, 2010.
Edition:1st ed.
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505 0 |a Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Part 1: Wide Comparisons, Within and Without -- Introduction to Part 1 -- 1. Religious Syncretism and Religious Distinctiveness -- Dispersal -- Initial Dispositions and Minority Situations -- Religious Syncretism and Distinctiveness -- Environmental Culture and Social Structure -- China -- India -- Middle East and North Africa -- Europe: Ashkenazim -- Europe: Sephardim -- Conclusions -- A Coda: Conceptions of Jewish History and Comparisons -- 2. The Kaifeng Jews: A Reconsideration of Their Acculturation and Assimilation in a Comparative Perspective -- Acculturation -- Chinese Muslims -- Christians in China -- Assimilation -- Conclusion -- 3. Elite Religion and Popular Religion: The Example of Saints -- Folk Religion and Thaumaturgy -- Saints and Judaism -- Saints and Max Weber -- The Catholic Church -- Hinduism and Buddhism -- Islam and Judaism -- Conclusion -- Afterword to Part 1 -- Part 2: Religious Movements -- Introduction to Part 2 -- 4. Jewish Millenarian-Messianic Movements: Comparisons of Ashkenazim, Sephardim, and Italian Jews -- Development of Millenarianism and Messianism in Ancient Judaism -- Instances of Millenarianism in the Medieval Period -- Explanations -- Crises and Millenarianism -- 5. Millenarianism Among Conversos (New Christians) and Former Conversos (Returnees to Judaism) -- The Background to Converso Millenarianism -- Former Conversos and the Sabbatai Zvi movement -- Following Sabbatai Zvi's Conversion to Islam -- 6. The Sacredness of Sin: Antinomianism and Models of Man -- Radical Dualism -- Dual Planes of Existence -- Immanentism -- Antinomian Beliefs, Behaviors, and Boundaries -- Images of Man and Society -- Coda: Antinomianism and Nihilism -- Afterword to Part 2 -- Part 3: Jewish Identities -- Introduction to Part 3. 
505 8 |a 7. Formulations of Ethnicity and Religion Regarding American Jews in the Writings of American Sociologists -- Religiosity Symbolizing Ethnicity -- Gans's Symbolic Ethnicity and Symbolic Religiosity -- Symbolic Ethnicity and Symbolic Religiosity: Parallels and Differences -- Ethnic Acculturation and Religious Acculturation -- Comparisons with Other Ethnic Groups -- Religiosity and Ethnicity in the Works of Optimists and Pessimists -- Conclusion -- 8. Judaism and Jewish Ethnicity: Changing Interrelationships and Differentiations in the Diaspora and Israel -- Descent Versus Consent -- Ethnic Versus Religious Identity Among Jews -- Ethnic Versus Religious Identity Among Jews in the United States -- Ethnic Versus Religious Identity Among Jews in Europe -- Ethnic Versus Religious Identity Among Jews in Israel -- Conclusion -- 9. Jewish and Other National and Ethnic Identities of Israeli Jews -- Afterword to Part 3 -- Part 4: Judaism in the Sociology of Religion -- Introduction to Part 4 -- 10. Secularization, Neotraditionalism, Polarization -- Secularization and Differences Among Religions -- Secularization Among Jews: Ethnicity and Patterns of Religiosity -- Objections to the Secularization Thesis -- The First Argument: Transition from Practice to Beliefs or Ethics -- The Second Argument: Redefinition in Nonsupramundane Terms -- The Third Argument: Alternative Supramundane Forms -- Diminishing Decline of Religiosity -- Religiosity in Israel: Stable Distributions and Secular Trends -- Neotraditionalism: The Haredim -- Polarization -- Discussion -- 11. Public Religion, Privatization, and Deprivatization in Israel -- Differentiation and Undifferentiation -- A Jewish State and Its Symbols -- Socialist Zionism as a "Secular Religion" -- Compromise and Accommodation: The Ultra-Orthodox,Religious Zionists, and Jews from North Africa and Asia. 
505 8 |a Privatization and Post-Zionism -- Conservative and Reform Judaism -- New Religious Movements -- Deprivatization and the Religious-Secular Division -- Religious Zionism: Nationalism and Messianism -- Politicization of the Haredim -- Conclusion -- Afterword to Part 4 -- A Final Afterword-Boundaries: Comparisons and Shifts -- Notes -- Index -- Backcover. 
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650 0 |a Judaism -- History. 
650 0 |a Judaism -- Comparative studies. 
650 0 |a Jews -- Identity. 
650 0 |a Ethnicity. 
650 0 |a Ethnic relations. 
650 0 |a Judaism -- Relations. 
650 0 |a Messianic Judaism. 
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