Modernity through the eyes of its chroniclers: the scholar as interpreter and shaper of modern Jewish life / Lauren B. Strauss Michael A. Meyer: an appreciation / Ismar Schorsch Michael A. Meyer and his vision of Reform Judaism and the Reform rabbinate: a lifetime of devotion and concern / David Ellenson Michael A. Meyer's periodization of modern Jewish history: revisiting a seminal essay / David B. Ruderman When does the modern period of the Jewish calendar begin? / Elisheva Carlebach The controversy over the salvation of the Jews, Turks, and heathens in the second half of the eighteenth century: a theological path to tolerance? / Ernst-Peter Wieckenberg The Merchant of Venice and the theological construction of Christian Europe / Susannah Heschel Toward the popular religion of Ashkenazic Jews: Yiddish-Hebrew texts on sex and circumcision / Michael Stanislawski Analyzing the zeitgeist: Ludwig Philippson as historian of the modern era / Christhard Hoffmann German historians and the Jews / Peter Pulzer The "return of the Jews to history": considerations about an ideological concept / Evyatar Friesel Simon Rawidowicz on the Arab question: a prescient gaze into the "new history?" / David N. Myers Jewish religion and capitalism / Avraham Barkai The mystical world of colonial American Jews / Jonathan D. Sarna Public faith and private virtue: Cincinnati's American Israelites / Karla Goldman Gender, antisemitism, and Jewish identity in the fin de siècle / Paula E. Hyman Apprenticeships in work and love: Jewish youth growing up in Imperial Germany / Marion Kaplan Lukewarm establishment or militant religious ideology?: German liberal Judaism in the 1920s / Steven M. Lowenstein Moses Mendelssohn's dreams and nightmares / Shmuel Feiner The construction and deconstruction of a Jewish hero: Moses Mendelssohn's afterlife in early-twentieth-century Germany / Michael Brenner Singing new songs: translation as a metaphor for modernity / Richard N. Levy Reflections on Jewish nostalgia in the era of globalization / Richard I. Cohen From Klausner to Oz and back / Arnold J. Band Stumbling stones: marks of Holocaust memory on German streets / Monika Richarz Is literary history possible?: reflections on literary history / Gershon Shaked.
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Print version: Mediating modernity : challenges and trends in the Jewish encounter with the modern world : essays in honor of Michael A. Meyer. Detroit : Wayne State University Press,  xi, 380 pages ; 24 cm