Judaism: A Very Short Introduction

Judaism: A Very Short Introduction

by Norman Solomon


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199687350
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Series: Very Short Introductions Series
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 216,141
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Norman Solomon is now retired, but was a Fellow in Modern Jewish Thought at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, and is affiliated to the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University. He is the author of Historical Dictionary of Judaism, 2nd edition (Scarecrow Press Inc, 2006).

Table of Contents

1. Who are the Jews
2. How did Judaism and Christianity split up?
3. How did Judaism develop?
4. The calendar and festivals
5. The spiritual life - prayer, meditation, Torah
6. Making a Jewish home
7. Out of the ghetto, into the whirlwind
8. Judaism Today
9. 'Eternal law', changing times
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