Jewish tradition and the challenge of Darwinism [electronic resource] /edited by Geoffrey Cantor and Marc Swetlitz.
Contributor(s): Cantor, G. N | Swetlitz, Marc.Material type: BookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xii, 260 p.).ISBN: 9780226093017 (electronic bk.); 0226093018 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Evolution -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Evolution (Biology) -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Judaism and science | Creation | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Theology | Earth (Planet) -- Age | ევოლუცია რელიგიური ასპექტები იუდაიზმიGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 296.3/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -249) and index.
Anglo-Jewish responses to evolution / Geoffrey Cantor -- Responses to evolution by Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist rabbis in twentieth-century America / Marc Swetlitz -- "Practically, I am a fundamentalist" : twentieth-century Orthodox Jews contend with evolution and its implications / Ira Robinson -- The impact of social Darwinism on anti-Semitic ideology in Germany and Austria, 1860-1945 / Richard Weikart -- The evolution of Jewish identity : Ignaz Zollschan between Jewish and Aryan race theories, 1910-1945 / Paul Weindling -- Zionism, race, and eugenics / Raphael Falk -- Crisis management via biblical interpretation : fundamentalism, modern Orthodoxy, and Genesis / Shai Cherry -- Torah and madda? : evolution in the Jewish educational context / Rena Selya -- Modern Orthodoxy and evolution : the models of Rabbi J.B. Soloveitchik and Rabbi A.I. Kook / Carl Feit -- The order of creation and the emerging God : evolution and divine action in the natural world / Lawrence Troster.
Darwin?s theory of evolution transformed the life sciences and made profound claims about human origins and the human condition, topics often viewed as the prerogative of religion. As a result, evolution has provoked a wide variety of religious responses, ranging from angry rejection to enthusiastic acceptance. While Christian responses to evolution have been studied extensively, little scholarly attention has been paid to Jewish reactions. Jewish Tradition and the Challenge of Darwinism is the first extended meditation on the Jewish engagement with this crucial and controversial theory. The c.