By M. Avrum Ehrlich
Jews and Judaism in sleek China explores and compares the dynamics at paintings in of the oldest, intact and starkly contrasting civilizations in the world; Jewish and chinese language. The publication reviews how they have interaction in modernity and the way every one civilization perspectives the opposite, and analyses components of cooperation among students, activists and politicians. via review of the respective abilities, traits and social resources which are fused and borrowed within the civilizational alternate, we achieve an perception into the social tactics underpinning contrasting and lengthy surviving civilizations.
Identifying and analysing a number of the rising present matters, this ebook indicates Jewish-Chinese kinfolk may well develop into a starting to be self-discipline of import to the research of faith and comparative id, and appears at how the numerous contrasts in Jewish and chinese language nationwide constructs may perhaps serve them good within the quest for a significant discourse. Chapters discover identification, integrity of the family; minority prestige; spiritual freedom; ethics and morality; culture as opposed to modernity; the surroundings, and different parts that are present process profound transformation.
Identifying the highbrow and useful nexus and bifurcation among the 2 cultures, worldviews and identities, this paintings is critical for college kids of chinese language stories, sociology, faith and the Jewish diaspora, and gives invaluable studying for Western travelers to China.