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As a revered scholar, philanthropist and spiritual authority, Claude Montefiore belongs to that important group of learned laymen who have sought to revolutionise Judaism. He was a founder of British Liberal Judaism at the turn of the century, considered to be the most original Anglo-Jewish religious thinker of his day, and still remains a highly controversial figure. Montefiore infuriated his enemies and often alientated his supporters with his radical agenda in which he applied the findings of historical and literary analysis to the Jewish scriptures, attempted to radically systemise rabbinic thought, and by his desire to learn from and re-express aspects of Christian theology. The extent to which he incorporated the teachings of Jesus and Paul into his own ethical and theological musings makes him unique among Jewish reformers. In his dealings with Christians and Christian thought, he can also be regarded as a forerunner to those who would later fully partake in Jewish-Christian dia

Product Details

ISBN:
9780853033769
Author:
Daniel R Langton
Publisher:
Mitchell Vallentine & Company
Author:
Langton, Daniel R.
Location:
London
Subject:
Reform judaism
Subject:
Jewish scholars.
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
General
Subject:
Montefiore, C. G
Subject:
Jewish scholars - Great Britain
Subject:
Biography - General
Series:
Parkes-Wiener series on Jewish studies,
Series Volume:
no. 144
Publication Date:
20020431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
347
Dimensions:
9.10x6.10x1.10 in. 1.25 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , As a revered scholar, philanthropist and spiritual authority, Claude Montefiore belongs to that important group of learned laymen who have sought to revolutionise Judaism. He was a founder of British Liberal Judaism at the turn of the century, considered to be the most original Anglo-Jewish religious thinker of his day, and still remains a highly controversial figure. Montefiore infuriated his enemies and often alientated his supporters with his radical agenda in which he applied the findings of historical and literary analysis to the Jewish scriptures, attempted to radically systemise rabbinic thought, and by his desire to learn from and re-express aspects of Christian theology. The extent to which he incorporated the teachings of Jesus and Paul into his own ethical and theological musings makes him unique among Jewish reformers. In his dealings with Christians and Christian thought, he can also be regarded as a forerunner to those who would later fully partake in Jewish-Christian dia
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