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The Torah : a beginner's guide

Author: Joel S Kaminsky; Joel N Lohr
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld Publications, 2011.
Series: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
At the heart of the Jewish and Christian faiths lie the five books of the Torah, a text that has had enormous influence on Western ethics, politics, family, art and spiritual guidance. The authors analyze each of the five books in turn, and explore how Jews and Christians have each read this common scripture, examining key debates and different interpretations. Enduring questions regarding the authorship and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Introductions
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel S Kaminsky; Joel N Lohr
ISBN: 9781851688548 1851688544
OCLC Number: 712118730
Description: x, 200 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: What is the Torah? --
A few basics --
The Torah as a religious book --
Modern approaches to the Torah --
Genesis --
Exodus --
Leviticus --
Numbers --
Deuteronomy --
Concluding reflections.
Series Title: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Responsibility: Joel S. Kaminsky and Joel N. Lohr.


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