Notes for Religious Studies 369:

Introduction to Judaism

Basic Concepts from

L. Trepp, A History of the Jewish Experience


Title page of Lessing's Nathan der WeiseNotes compiled primarily by N. Gibbard


Reason, Enlightenment, and the Jews

Baruch (Benedict) Spinoza

Baruch (Benedict) Spinoza

The "Enlightened" Society and the Jews

Moses Mendelssohn

Moses Mendelssohn

Jerusalem; Or, On Religious Power and Judaism

Mendelssohn's Political Theory

Mendelssohn's View of Judaism