Often called the religion of reason, Judaism is abundant with beautiful traditions, ancient customs, and scholarly Biblical interpretation. Revered Wisdom: Judaism is the perfect intorction to a period that in many ways was the msot complex and confusing in Israel's history: the cenrueies following the Fall fo Jerusalem to the death of Herod the Great. The writings and reachings from this relectie and retrospective age reveal the soul of the Jewish faith.
The first section contains an expertly revised v ersion of Charles Foster Kent's The Makers and Teachers of Judaism. Dr. Kent offers a historical intrerperestaion of this cruitical eriod in which Judaism was bron and attained its full development. The secondsecion features selections from Gustav Karpeles's Jewish Literature and Other Essays that provide insightful commentary on subjects such as the Talmud, women i Jewish luiterature, and traditional synagogue music.