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Judaism in society

the evidence of the Yerushalmi : toward the natural history of a religion

by Jacob Neusner

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Talmud Yerushalmi -- Criticism, interpretation, etc

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJacob Neusner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM498.8 .N48 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 270 p. ;
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3163076M
    ISBN 100226576167
    LC Control Number83004916

    We are offering THE BOOK OF JONAH Woodcuts By Jacob Steinhardt, Calligraphy By Franzisca Baruch; The Jewish Publication Society of America. Philadelphia, PA. This book is hard-bound in tan cloth with blind-stamping to the upper cover and gilt stamping to the spine, in a dust jacket with soiling and wear/chipping to the Rating: % positive. 1. Judaism Is Based on the Torah. The foundation of all Jewish beliefs, practices and scholarship is the Torah, known as the Five Books of come the Prophets and Writings (Neviim and Ketuvim in Hebrew).Together, they form the Written Torah, AKA the Hebrew written books were given to us by G‑d (through His prophets) along with oral traditions that interpret and elucidate.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Ancient Judaism (German: Das antike Judentum), is a book written by Max Weber, a German economist and sociologist, in early the 20th original edition was in German - the essays on Ancient Judaism appeared originally in the – issues of the Archiv fur Sozialwissenschaft und Sozialforschung. Marianne Weber, his wife, published the essays as Part Three of his Gesammelte.

      • A History of Judaism by Martin Goodman (Allen Lane, £30). To order a copy for £, go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. The Egyptian society from which the Hebrew slaves emerged was obsessed with death and afterlife. The holiest Egyptian literary work was called The Book of the Dead, while the major achievement of many Pharaohs was the erection of the giant tombs called pyramids.


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