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Introduction

Ellen M. Umansky

in From Christian Science to Jewish Science

Published in print December 2004 | ISBN: 9780195044003
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835485 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195044002.003.0001
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This introductory chapter presents the author’s explanation of the rationale behind this volume. Specifically, he sought to understand the growing Jewish attraction to Christian Science. He discusses the subsequent responses by the Jewish communal leaders, and the attempts of several individuals to combat the inroads made by Christian Science against the counter movement of Jewish Science.

Keywords: American Jews; Jewish Science; Christian Science

Chapter.  1689 words. 

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies

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