The Blackwell Companion to Judaism

The Blackwell Companion to Judaism

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This Companion explores the history, doctrines, divisions, and contemporary condition of Judaism. Surveys those issues most relevant to Judaic life today: ethics, feminism, politics, and constructive theology Explores the definition of Judaism and its formative history Makes sense of the diverse data of an ancient and enduring faith... Rosh Hodesh, the New Moon, as a day for Jewish womena#39;s study and prayer, 33 as well as versions of the Passover Seder that focus on ... The first is the establishment of rituals for women that parallel those long established for men, for instance, the already ... Although feminist efforts at expanding womena#39;s roles have prompted unyieldingly hostile reactions in many sectors of the Orthodox community, anbsp;...

Title:The Blackwell Companion to Judaism
Author:Jacob Neusner, Alan Avery-Peck
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15


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