The Yeshivah vs. the Academy: An Exchange

By Jacob Meskin

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, February 17, 1995

The author argues that Jewish postmodern dialogue must be just as wary of a totalizing, essentialist definition of "fidelity to tradition" as it is of a totalizing and objectifying academic approach to religion.

Topic: Tradition, Judaic Studies, Jewish Text, Meaning, Jewish Studies, Postmodernism

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.25/no.488

Page Number(s): 5-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Meskin, Jacob. The Yeshivah vs. the Academy: An Exchange. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 17 February 1995: 5-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7609


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