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From Christian Science to Jewish ScienceSpiritual Healing and American Jews$
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Ellen M. Umansky

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195044003

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2005

DOI: 10.1093/0195044002.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.3) Introduction
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From Christian Science to Jewish Science
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Ellen M. Umansky (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195044002.003.0001

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

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