Nachman Krochmal

Guiding the Perplexed of the Modern Age

Jay Harris
Published: 1991
ISBN: 9780814735084
Number of pages: 356 pages

"A well-organized and engaging read."
Religious Studies Review

The first in-depth look at...an important nineteenth century Jewish thinker and historian. Well-written [and] well- researched."
The Jerusalem Post Magazine

"A significant contribution to our understanding of the rise of modern Judaism in its East European manifestation."
Choice

Harris examines Nachman Krochmal's work, particularly as it aimed to guide Jews through the modern revolution in metaphysical and historical thinking, thus enabling them to commit themselves to Judaism without sacrificing intellectual integrity.