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Beyond reasonable doubt

Author: Louis Jacobs
Publisher: London ; Portland, Or. : Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 1999.
Series: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"More than forty years have passed since Louis Jacobs first put forward the argument that traditionally observant Jews have no reason to take issue with the results obtained by the historical critics in their investigation into the Bible and the other classical sources of Judaism. In his numerous works on Jewish theology and in lectures worldwide, Jacobs has argued that the traditional doctrine which claims that  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Jacobs
ISBN: 1874774587 9781874774587
OCLC Number: 40654723
Awards: Short-listed for National Jewish Book Awards finalist 1999
Description: 267 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Introduction: The 'Jacobs Affair' (starting p. 1) --
2 Liberal Supernaturalism (starting p. 31) --
3 Is it Traditional? (starting p. 55) --
4 Is it Scientific? (starting p. 80) --
5 The Mitsvot: God-Given or Man-Made? (starting p. 106) --
6 Orthodoxy (starting p. 132) --
7 Reform (starting p. 159) --
8 Secular Judaism (starting p. 174) --
9 Mysticism (starting p. 185) --
10 Modernism and Interpretation (starting p. 205) --
11 Conclusion (starting p. 237) --
Glossary (starting p. 245) --
Bibliography (starting p. 249) --
Index (starting p. 257)
Series Title: Littman library of Jewish civilization (Series)
Responsibility: Louis Jacobs.

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In his numerous works on Jewish theology and in lectures worldwide Jacobs has argued that the traditional doctrine which claims that the Torah is from Heaven can and should be maintained, provided  Read more...

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'Jacobscogently and clearly presents his views on diverse topics.' Roger S. Kohn, Association of Jewish Libraries Newsletter'Brimswith scholarship and is powerfully argued. Jacobs's mastery of the Read more...

 
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