Contemporary Jewish Religious Thought

Contemporary Jewish Religious Thought

by Arthur A. Cohen
     
 

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This outstanding volume presents 140 original essays on the fundamental concepts, movements, and beliefs in historical and contemporary Jewish thought.  See more details below

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This outstanding volume presents 140 original essays on the fundamental concepts, movements, and beliefs in historical and contemporary Jewish thought.

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This massive collection contains 140 short essays on major aspects of Jewish belief and practice, specially commissioned from some of the most distinguished contemporary Jewish thinkers and scholars. No one ideology is given preferencethese essays reflect the entire spectrum of Jewish belief, from orthodoxy to secularismand the subjects include Bible criticism, conservative Judaism, feminism, Torah, Talmud, ethics, liturgy, and mysticism. A useful glossary is included. Despite its steep price this excellent book is unequivocally recommended for all Judaica collections because of the evident need for contemporary material on Jewish theological thought. Not only scholars but general readers will profit from this superb anthology. Robert A. Silver, Shaker Heights P.L., Ohio

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ISBN-13:
9780684186283
Publisher:
Cengage Gale
Publication date:
10/01/1986
Pages:
1163

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