WorldCat Identities

Rayner, John D.

Overview
Works: 43 works in 107 publications in 3 languages and 1,986 library holdings
Genres: History  Sermons  Commentaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: DS117, 909.04924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John D Rayner
The Jewish people : their history and their religion by David J Goldberg( Book )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This handsomely produced and interestingly illustrated volume is two works in one. The first part offers a survey of Jewish history and literature. The second part presents what the preface describes as 'a thematic analysis of the teachings and practices of Judaism". (Israel Finestein, "Jewish Chronicle"). "Fluently written, with an admirable fair-mindedness in surveying both history and belief". (A.J. Shermann, "Times Literary Supplement"). "The intelligent non-expert gets a clear picture of Jewish life, letters and history and it will be an endle
Jewish religious law : a progressive perspective by John D Rayner( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish understanding of the world by John D Rayner( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author combines a radically progressive stance with Jewish commitment and seeks to understand contemporary history from a 'prophetic' point of view. His comments cover a wide range of topics
An understanding of Judaism by John D Rayner( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of Liberal Judaism : essays in honour of John D. Rayner( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signposts to the Messianic Age : sermons and lectures by John D Rayner( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judaism for today by John D Rayner( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towards mutual understanding between Jews and Christians by John D Rayner( Book )

5 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jüdischer Gottesdienst : Wesen und Struktur by Annette Böckler( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The liberal Jewish attitude to the Bible and rabbinic literature by John D Rayner( Book )

4 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberal Judaism: an introduction by John D Rayner( Book )

4 editions published between 1966 and 1980 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidur Lev ḥadash : ... services and prayers for weekdays and Sabbaths, festivals and various occasions( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in Hebrew and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practices of Liberal Judaism by John D Rayner( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1962 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Progressive Judaism, Zionism and the state of Israel by John D Rayner( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Hagadah shel Pesaḥ] From twilight to dawn; the traditional Passover Haggadah by Joseph Elias( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hebrew and English
The present contribution of Judaism to civilisation by John D Rayner( Book )

4 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jewish youth group: a handbook for progressive Jewish youth groups by John D Rayner( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to Jewish marriage by John D Rayner( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jewish liturgy by John D Rayner( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest commandment by John D Rayner( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
John Rayner britischer Rabbiner

John Rayner British rabbi and theologian

Rayner, John D.

Rayner, John Desmond 1924-2005

Rejner, Don D.

Languages
English (81)

German (2)

Hebrew (1)

Covers
Jewish religious law : a progressive perspectiveA Jewish understanding of the worldAn understanding of JudaismAspects of Liberal Judaism : essays in honour of John D. RaynerSignposts to the Messianic Age : sermons and lectures