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The Blackwell reader in Judaism

The Blackwell reader in Judaism

Author: Jacob Neusner; Alan J Avery-Peck
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 2001.
Series: Blackwell readings in religion, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume introduces Judaism in its own works, affording readers a direct encounter with this ancient faith. The book includes passages from Scripture, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Rabbinic writings,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Neusner; Alan J Avery-Peck
ISBN: 0631207376 9780631207375 0631207384 9780631207382
OCLC Number: 45162178
Description: xxv, 452 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part I. The history of Judaism --
Defining Judaism / Jacob Neusner --
The religious world of ancient Israel to 586 / Marvin A. Sweeney --
Judaism and the Hebrew scriptures / Philip R. Davies --
Second Temple Judaism / Frederick J. Murphy --
The formation of Rabbinic Judaism, 70-640 ce Günter Stemberger --
The canon of Rabbinic Judaism : the Mishnah and the Midrash / Jacob Neusner --
Judaism and Christianity in the formative age / Bruce Chilton --
Judaism in the Muslim world / Sara Rehuer --
Judaism in Christendom / David R. Carr --
Philosophy in Judaism : two stances / S. Daniel Breslauer --
Jewish piety / Tzvee Zahavy --
Part II. The principle Doctrines of Judaism --
The doctrine of Torah / Jacob Neusner --
The doctrine of God / Alan J. Avery-Peck --
The doctrine of Israel / Jacob Neusner --
The doctrine of Hebrew language usage / David H. Aaron --
Part III. Modern and contemporary Judaisms --
Reform Judaism / Dana Evan Kaplan --
Orthodox Judaism / Benjamin Brown --
Conservative Judaism : the struggle between ideology and popularity / Daniel Gordis --
New age Judaism / Jeffrey K. Salkin --
Part IV. Special topics in understanding Judaism --
Ethics of Judaism / Elliot N. Dorff --
Women in contemporary Judaism / Judith R. Baskin --
Judaism as a theopolitical phenomenon / Daniel J. Elazar --
Theology in contemporary Judaism / Neil Gillman --
Secular forms of Jewishness / Paul Mendes-Flohr --
Judaism and Zionism / Yosef Gorny --
The "return" to traditional Judaism at the end of the twentieth century : cross-cultural comparisons / M. Herbert Danzher.
Series Title: Blackwell readings in religion, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Jacob Neusner and Alan J. Avery-Peck.


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"I am excited at the prospect of the publication of these books, in that they promise to display the lifelong fruits of research and mature insights of a master scholar on Judaism." Robert Read more...

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