Reader's Guide to Judaism

Reader's Guide to Judaism

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The Reader's Guide to Judaism is a survey of English-language translations of the most important primary texts in the Jewish tradition. The field is assessed in some 470 essays discussing individuals (Martin Buber, Gluckel of Hameln), literature (Genesis, Ladino Literature), thought and beliefs (Holiness, Bioethics), practice (Dietary Laws, Passover), history (Venice, Baghdadi Jews of India), and arts and material culture (Synagogue Architecture, Costume). The emphasis is on Judaism, rather than on Jewish studies more broadly.He contrasts the public Jewishness of the synagogue, the school, Jewish organizations, and Israel with the private Jewishness of home, identity, ... The famed Cairo Genizah is a major source for research on regional medieval society . Being aanbsp;...

Title:Reader's Guide to Judaism
Author:Michael Terry
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-12-02


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