Table of contents for Contemporary Orthodox Judaism's response to modernity / Barry Freundel.


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Contents
1. God 1
2. The Bible 9
3. Halakhah, the Oral Tradition, and Legal Debate 28
4. Prophecy 40
5. Humankind's Place in Creation 47
6. Theodicy: The Problem of Evil 54
7. Teshuvah 68
8. Gentiles 75
9. Israel 82
10. The Messiah 98
11. Dogmas, Beliefs, and Creeds 110
12. Shabbat and Kashrut 121
13. The Experience of Prayer 131
14. Some Additional Thoughts on Prayer 137
15. Tzedakah and Gemilut Hasadim 148
16. Mysticism 156
17. Miracles 164
18. Afterlife 172
19. Astrology 178
20. Authority vs. Autonomy 187
21. Ethics 190
22. Beginning of Life: The New Ethical Frontier 198
23. End of Life Issues: Transplantation, Definition of
Death, Right to Die 211
24. Conversion--Who Is a Jew? 222
25. Citizenship and the Jew 233
26. Evolution and Life on Other Planets 242
27. Tobacco, Drugs, and Alcohol 248
28. Abortion 256
29. Women 265
30. Sex 281
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Judaism 20th century, Orthodox Judaism Relations Nontraditional Jews, Orthodox Judaism, Secularism