Samuel Z. Klausner

Samuel Z. Klausner is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Research on the Acts of Man at the University of Pennsylvania.

Publications by Samuel Z. Klausner

The Conversion of American Jewry

Consider the conversion of a people. Two notable mass conversions were the sweep of Christianity through the Roman empire in the fourth century and the seventh century military campaign that made Islam the dominant religion from North Africa through the Arab East to India. In most societies in which several religions meet, people pass continuously across the boundary between faiths. Read More »