Defining Judaism: A Reader

Defining Judaism: A Reader

by Aaron W. Hughes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134939633
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/08/2016
Series: Critical Categories in the Study of Religion
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 416
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Aaron W. Hughes is Gordon and Gretchen Gross Professor of Jewish Studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Introduction: Judaism, Judaisms, Jewish: Toward Redefining Traditional Taxa PART I Historical and Chronological Definitions Orientation 1. Selection form The Book of Beliefs and Opinions, Saadya Gaon 2. Thirteen Articles of Faith, Maimonides 3. Answers to Napoleon, The Assembly of Jewish Notables 4. Selection from Judaism and Its History, Abraham Geiger 5. Setting the Problem, Laying the Ground, Judith Plaskow PART II. The Contours of Judaism 
6. Apartheid Comparative Religion in the Second Century: Some Theory and a Case Study, Daniel Boyarin  7. Who Were the Jews: Problems in Profiling the Jewish Community Under Early Islam, Steven M. Wasserstrom 8. The Rejudaization of "the Nation", Miriam Bodian 9. Jews and Germans, Gershom Scholem PART III. Re-Definitions 10. The Savage in Judaism, Howard Eilberg-Schwartz 11. Waiting for a Jew: Marginal Redemption at the Eight Street Shul, Jonathan Boyarin  12. Expanding the Canon of Jewish Philosophy: Towards an Appreciation of Genre,Aaron W. Hughes

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