Sounds of Modern Orthodoxy: The Language of Talmud Study

By Samuel C. Heilman

Mouton Publishers, 1981

This paper examines the language of those who share the religious, cultural, and personal outlook of modern American Orthodox Judaism. Since they ease their alternation by compartmentalizations and reinterpretations or conceptual compromises, one would accordingly expect their language use to echo and avert this movement. The paper aims to demonstrate that indeed such is the case, to elucidate the process, and, in so doing, to shed further light upon the character of American modern Orthodoxy.

Topic: Modern Orthodox Judaism, Language, Orthodox Judaism, Text Study

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Genre: Report

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Heilman, Samuel C. Sounds of Modern Orthodoxy: The Language of Talmud Study. Mouton Publishers. 1981:


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