Table of contents for The Jewish contribution to civilization : reassessing an idea / edited by Jeremy Cohen and Richard I. Cohen.

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Contents
Note on Transliteration 
Introduction
Jeremy Cohen
Part I. Formulating the Question
1. 'Jewish Contribution to Civilization' and its Implications for Notions of 'Jewish 
Superiority' in the Modern Period
Richard I. Cohen
2. Discourses of Civilization: The Shifting Course of Modern Jewish Motif
David N. Myers
3. From Counterculture to Subculture to Multiculture: The 'Jewish Contribution' Then and 
Now 
Moshe Rosman
Part II. Judaism and Other Cultures
4. Day of Gladness or Day of Madness? Modern Discussions of the Ancient Sabbath
Elliott Horowitz
5. The 'Jewish Contribution' to Christianity
David Berger
6. Judaism, Islam, and Hellenism: The Conflict in Germany over the Origins of Kultur 
Susannah Heschel
7. From Sephardi to Oriental: The 'Decline' Theory of Jewish Civilization in the Middle East 
and North Africa
Daniel Schroeter
Part III. Jews, Germans, Americans
8. From Admission Ticket to Contribution: Remarks on the History of an Apologetic 
Argument
Yaacov Shavit
9. German-Jewish Literature and Culture and the Field of German-Jewish Studies
Mark H. Gelber
10. Louis Finkelstein, Mordecai Kaplan, and American 'Jewish Contributions to Civilization' 
David Biale
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Jews -- Civilization.
Civilization, Modern -- Jewish influences.
Judaism -- Relations.