A Short History Of Judaism

A Short History Of Judaism

by Jacob Neusner

ISBN-10: 0800625528

ISBN-13: 9780800625528

Pub. Date: 01/05/1992

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers

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Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
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New Edition
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5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: The Three Meals of Judaism1
Overview: A Short History of Judaism3
Pt. 1The Priest's Meal with God in the Temple of Jerusalem: The Judaism of Sacred Place and Holy Time15
1The Temple and Israel in Its Land17
Pt. 2All Israel's Meal with God, No Place in Particular: The Judaism of Any Place and All the Time49
2The Formation of the Judaism for Everywhere, All the Time51
3The Torah and Israel on Its Own84
4The Success of the Judaism for Everywhere, All the Time123
5The Long-Term Stability of the Judaism for Everywhere, All the Time140
Pt. 3All Israel's Meal at Home, on the Special Occasion of Family Gathering: The Judaism for Once in a While167
6Israel among the Nations: The Age of Judaisms169
7Judaism in Contemporary America202
Appendix: Two Sample Chapters of the Mishnah216
Tractate Avot: The Sayings of the Founders221

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