Judaism: A Very Short Introduction

Judaism: A Very Short Introduction

by Norman Solomon
     
 

Norman Solomon's succinct book is an ideal introduction to Judaism as a religion and way of life. In addition to answering questions such as Who are Jews? and How did Judaism Develop?, this Very Short Introduction outlines the basics of practical Judaism-its festivals, prayers, customs, and various sects. Modern concerns and debates of the Jewish people are also… See more details below

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Norman Solomon's succinct book is an ideal introduction to Judaism as a religion and way of life. In addition to answering questions such as Who are Jews? and How did Judaism Develop?, this Very Short Introduction outlines the basics of practical Judaism-its festivals, prayers, customs, and various sects. Modern concerns and debates of the Jewish people are also addressed, such as the impact of the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, the status of women, and medicaland commercial ethics.

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"An excellent brief introduction; contains all your students need to know at the basic level."--I.A. Van Liere, College of Charleston

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ISBN-13:
9780191606472
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Publication date:
10/03/1996
Series:
Very Short Introductions
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,138,551
File size:
4 MB

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