The Sociology of Religion and the Study of American Jews
Publication Date: January 1981
Publisher(s): Rabbinical Assembly of America
Author(s): Charles S. Liebman
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: American Jews; Academic research
Coverage: United States
This essay argues two points. First, that the religious behavior of American Jews is critical to understanding American Jews. Secondly, that the sociology of religion has a great deal to say even to those who mistakenly believe that the religious behavior of American Jews is of trivial concern.