Judaism: The Basics

Judaism: The Basics

by Jacob Neusner
     
 

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From the religion of ancient Israel to our own day, Judaism exhibits a history of much diversity and a tradition that goes back nearly 3,000 years. This book provides a simple and concise account of the religion, its narratives, beliefs, and practices as well as its secular history and importance within today's communities. Topics discussed include: Passover, Rosh… See more details below

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From the religion of ancient Israel to our own day, Judaism exhibits a history of much diversity and a tradition that goes back nearly 3,000 years. This book provides a simple and concise account of the religion, its narratives, beliefs, and practices as well as its secular history and importance within today's communities. Topics discussed include: Passover, Rosh Hashanah, Reform Judaism, Scriptures, Prayer, Community. With a glossary of terms and extensive suggestions for further reading, Judaism: The Basics is an essential guide through the rich intricacies of Judaism, as a faith and as a culture.

About the Author:
Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Theology at Bard College and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780203088760
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
10/03/2006
Series:
The Basics Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
1,124,623
File size:
0 MB

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