Judaism and Hebrew Prayer: New Perspectives on Jewish Liturgical Historyby Stefan C. Reif
Pub. Date: 03/28/1995
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A scholarly but readable guide to the history of Jewish prayer from biblical times to the modern period. See more details below
A scholarly but readable guide to the history of Jewish prayer from biblical times to the modern period.
- Cambridge University Press
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- New Edition
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- 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.02(d)
Table of Contents
1. On Jewish liturgical research; 2. The biblical inspiration; 3. The early liturgy of the synagogue; 4. Some liturgical issues in the Talmudic sources; 5. How the first Jewish prayer-book evolved; 6. Authorities, rites and texts in the Middle Ages; 7. From printed prayers to the spread of pietistic ones; 8. The challenge of the modern world; 9. A background to current developments; Bibliography; Index.
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