This Companion explores the history, doctrines, divisions, and contemporary condition of Judaism.
- Surveys those issues most relevant to Judaic life today: ethics, feminism, politics, and constructive theology
- Explores the definition of Judaism and its formative history
- Makes sense of the diverse data of an ancient and enduring faith
|Series:||Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion Series|
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Table of Contents
Part I: The History of Judaism:.
1. Defining Judaism: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).
2. The Religious World of Ancient Israel to 586: Marvin Sweeney (Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University).
3. Judaism and the Hebrew Scriptures: Philip R. Davies (Sheffield University).
4. Second Temple Judaism: Frederick J. Murphy (College of the Holy Cross).
5. The Formation of Rabbinic Judaism, 70-640 C.E: G_nther Stemberger (Universitat Wien).
6. The Canon of Rabbinic Judaism: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).
7. Judaism and Christianity in the Formative Age: Bruce D. Chilton (Bard College).
8. Judaism in the Muslim world: Sara Reguer (Brooklyn College of the City University of New York).
9. Judaism in Christendom: David R. Carr (University of South Florida).
10. Philosophy in Judaism: Two Stances: Daniel Breslauer (University of Kansas). 11. Jewish Piety: Tzvee Zahavy (Fairleigh Dickinson University).
Part II: The Principal Doctrines of Judaism:.
12. The Doctrine of Torah: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).
13. The Doctrine of God: Alan J. Avery-Peck (College of the Holy Cross).
14. The Doctrine of Israel: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).
15. The Doctrine of the Messiah: William Scott Green (University of Rochester).
16. Language as Doctrine: Hebrew: David Aaron (Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion).
Part III: Modern and Contemporary Judaisms:.
17. Reform Judaism: Dana Evan Kaplan (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee).
18. Orthodox Judaism: Benjamin Brown (Hebrew University).
19. Conservative Judaism: The Struggle Between Ideology and Popularity: Daniel Gordis (University of Judaism).
20. New Age Judaism: Jeffrey K. Salkin (Port Washington, New York).
Part IV: Special Topics in Understanding Judaism:.
21. Ethics of Judaism: Elliot Dorff (University of Judaism).
22. Women in Contemporary Judaism: Judith Baskin (University at Albany, State University of New York).
23. Judaism as a Theopolitical Phenomenon: Daniel J. Elazar (Jerusalem Center For Public Affairs).
24. Theology in Contemporary Judaism: Neil Gillman (Jewish Theological Seminary).
25. Secular Forms of Jewishness: Paul Mendes-Flohr (Hebrew University).
26. Judaism and Zionism: Yosef Gorney (Tel Aviv University).
27. The "Return" to Traditional Judaism at the End of the Twentieth Century: Cross Cultural Comparisons: M. Herbert Danzger (City University of New York).