Religion, Spirituality and the Future of American Judaism

By Chaim I. Waxman

KTAV Publishing House, Inc., Yeshiva University Press, 2005

The author explains that rising spirituality among American baby-boomers does not necessarily translate to a rise in religiosity. He discusses the religious and spiritual differences between American Reconstructionist, Reform, Conservative and Orthodox Jewry. Citing survey data, the author looks at how spirituality and religiosity have changed over time within the various denominations.

Topic: Jewish Identification, Generational Issues, Spirituality, Religious Denominations

Name of Publication: Jewish Spirituality and Divine Law

Editor: Adam Mintz and Lawrence Schiffman

Page Number(s): 489-515

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Genre: Book Chapter

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Waxman, Chaim I. Religion, Spirituality and the Future of American Judaism. Jewish Spirituality and Divine Law. KTAV Publishing House, Inc.,Yeshiva University Press. 2005: 489-515. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=4025


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