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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English


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ContributionsGeoffrey Cantor (Editor), Marc Swetlitz (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL7415701M
ISBN 100226092763
ISBN 109780226092768

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Jewish Tradition and the Challenge of Darwinism, edited by Geoffrey Cantor and Marc Swetlitz. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, pp. $ This book is a collection of papers written by scholars in a variety of disciplines. It provides a survey of Jewish voices on a broad range of subjects related to Darwinism. While Christian responses to evolution have been studied extensively, little scholarly attention has been paid to Jewish reactions. Jewish Tradition and the Challenge of Darwinism is the first extended meditation on the Jewish engagement with this crucial and controversial theory. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Jewish Tradition and the Challenge of Darwinism at prideinpill.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. May 22,  · Jewish Tradition and the Challenge of Darwinism. Yakov M. Rabkin and Gregory Sandstrom. Jewish Tradition and the Challenge of Darwinism, edited by Geoffrey Cantor and Marc Swetlitz. Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, pp. $ While the book initially claims that there is no Jewish “problem” with the science.

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