Modern Views on Jewish Chosenness
Spinoza and the Philosophical Impossibility of a Chosen People
Jewish chosenness is not a metaphysical reality. It derives from the conditions of a particularly prosperous period in Israelite history.
Modern Orthodoxy & the Chosen People
The requirements and transcendent possibilities of Jewish law are the bases of Jewish distinctness.
Chosen People: Some Modern Views
While some modern Jews have rejected the notion of chosenness altogether, others have reinterpreted it as an ethical mission or a national spirit.
Reconstructionist Judaism and the Rejection of Chosen People
According to Reconstructionism's founder, the idea of chosenness divides peoples from each other and should be rejected, not reinterpreted.