By Kenneth D. Roseman
"Of Tribes and Tribulations" is Kenneth D. Roseman's capstone paintings reflecting a fifty yr profession as university dean, congregational rabbi, pupil, and author. With an 'introduction' that unearths a awesome early life and schooling, its twelve chapters are jam-packed with honesty, humor, humanity, and knowledge. the writer grapples with each significant Jewish non secular and old factor from the altering views of a rabbi, formed through yet transcending his Classical Reform upbringing. each one web page displays Roseman's 'religious humanism,' his considerate religious interest, and his consistent quest to appreciate the covenant among God and the Jewish people."
--Lewis M. Barth, former Dean, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of faith, l. a., CA
"In those pleasant essays, Ken Roseman takes us on a private and highbrow trip throughout the such a lot vexing questions of our time. half apologetic, half memoir, half name to motion, Of Tribes and Tribulations is full of knowledge, honesty, and tenderness. it's a considerate, relocating exploration of the which means and price of Jewishness within the twenty first century."
--Peter N. Moore, affiliate Professor of background, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX
Rabbi Kenneth D. Roseman, PhD, has retired after fifty-three years of congregational and educational rabbinical provider within the towns of Cincinnati, big apple, Madison, Dallas, and Corpus Christi. he's the writer of prize-winning books on Jewish background for teenagers and adults.
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