Lawrence J. Epstein
Lawrence J. Epstein is the author of numerous books, including <i>Conversion to Judaism: A Guidebook </i>and <i>Readings on Conversion to Judaism</i>.
Articles by Lawrence J. Epstein
While the early Reform movement presented selected universal, liberal moral teachings as the core of Judaism, the contemporary Reform movement is rediscovering many particularistic Jewish practices.
Orthodoxy maintains a strict legal approach to conversion, while Conservative Judaism has responded pragmatically rather than ideologically.