Is Pluralism a Jewish Value?

By Sharon Cohen-Anisfeld

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), March 2006

The author asks whether pluralism is inherently a Jewish value. She believes that at the heart of a commitment to pluralism is the fact of human uncertainty-- that we are not ever sure what our true purpose is. God's oneness is reflected in the diversity of creation and it is our job to honor both the unity and the diversity.

Topic: Theology, Pluralism, Diversity, Values

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.36/no.629

Page Number(s): 16-17

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Cohen-Anisfeld, Sharon. Is Pluralism a Jewish Value?. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). March 2006: 16-17. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6658


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