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6 edition of Understanding Judaism Through History found in the catalog.

Understanding Judaism Through History

by S. Daniel Breslauer

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Wadsworth Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of religion,
  • Judaism,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Textbooks,
  • Religion,
  • General,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7785054M
    ISBN 10053450826X
    ISBN 109780534508265

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Understanding Judaism Through History by S. Daniel Breslauer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Judaism is the world’s oldest monotheistic religion, dating back nearly 4, years. Followers of Judaism believe in one God who revealed himself through ancient prophets. History is. He has published twelve books, and articles in numerous journals.

His teaching areas include Hebrew Scriptures, rabbinic, medieval, and modern Jewish thought, American Judaism and Islamic studies. Along with UNDERSTANDING JUDAISM THROUGH HISTORY, he has recently published a book on Mordecai Kaplan's thought in the postmodern age.3/5(1).

This book contains the best of JEP - as its approach has been formulated and refined through many years of successful teaching. Best of Understanding Judaism Through History book, it's a book that's a pleasure to read, packed with stories and ideas.

As an introduction to Judaism, Understanding Judaism is a great starting point. But it's not just for beginners/5(16).

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Preface. Introduction: Interpreting Judaism through History. 'How to Read the Bible' Through History The modern Bible is the product of translations and interpretations that span centuries. But a true understanding of its of books on Jewish Author: Terry Gross.

In the second section the beliefs, practices, and culture of Judaism are discussed. The history of Judaism. It is history that provides the key to an understanding of Judaism, for its primal affirmations appear in early historical narratives.

Thus, the Bible reports contemporary events and activities for essentially religious reasons. The Book of Isaiah through Jewish eyes I believe that now is the time to place in front of Christian readers the traditional Jewish way of understanding the Isaiah, his writings, his language, his.

Judaism is an online encyclopedia of Judaism, covering Jewish beliefs, people, places, things, language, scripture, holidays, practices and customs. My goal is to make freely available a wide variety of basic, general information about Judaism, written from a.

The Path of Splitness is a major non-fiction work that will rock the scientific world It is 2, pages: This is the latest revised version. The book analyzes and explains the basic pre-history of the Universe and how it came into being, the basic Dynamics which created Life, the basic.

Jewish history is the history of the Jews, and their nation, religion and culture, as it developed and interacted with other peoples, religions and gh Judaism as a religion first appears in Greek records during the Hellenistic period (–31 BCE) and the earliest mention of Israel is inscribed on the Merneptah Stele dated – BCE, religious literature tells the story.

What a shock when Christians encounter a Jewish mode of reading these same books. As the Jewish scholar Moshe Goshen-Gottstein put it. "A History of Judaism is an accessible read. While expansive in content, it does not overwhelm the reader with details of Jewish history that might detract from a broader understanding of Judaism’s complex and nuanced development."—Jonathan Fass, The Jewish Book Council "Keenly conceived, tightly constructed, and very well written.".

The biblical book whose law and theology most directly shaped later Judaism. Several themes in Deuteronomy stand out. Among the Torah‘s books, it is the most vigorous and clear advocate of monotheism and of the ardent, exclusive loyalty that Israel owes God (Deuteronomy ‑40, ‑5). Persons named Daniel (“God has judged”) are mentioned in Babylonian records and in the Bible elsewhere.

For instance, a signer of Nehemiah’s covenant in B.C.E. was a priest by the name of Daniel (Nehemiah ).A Jewish oracle‑monger of the same name may or may not have lived in Babylon at the time of King Nebuchadnezzar. Yet it is probable that the name of the hero of the Book.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. One time I began re-reading the book of John, especially the famous “I am” statements found in John 6 through As I began to examine John’s record of these statements in light of Jewish holidays, culture, teaching, and Scripture, I stumbled across a more nuanced and profound understanding of what Jesus was teaching about himself, and.

The historicity of the Bible is the question of the Bible's relationship to history—covering not just the Bible's "acceptability as history" but also the ability to understand the literary forms of biblical narrative.

One can extend biblical historicity to the evaluation of whether or not the Christian New Testament is an accurate record of the historical Jesus and of the Apostolic Age. The book of Acts is the first history of the Christian church.

It is through him that the Gospel is spread among Gentiles in many of the provinces of the Roman world. Luke goes to great lengths to explain why the gospel ceased being a message only to Jews.

The cycle of Jewish rejection of the gospel and Gentile acceptance of it allows Luke. Publisher’s Weekly said Susan Wise Bauer’s book, The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome, “guides readers on a. 5 hours ago  Tags Israel Judaism Torah history book review var cont = ` Sign up for The Jerusalem Post Premium Plus for just $5 Upgrade your reading experience with an ad-free environment and exclusive content.

A panoramic history of Judaism from its origins to the present Judaism is by some distance the oldest of the three Abrahamic religions.

Despite the extraordinarily diverse forms it has taken, the Jewish people have believed themselves bound to God by the same covenant for /5(13).A History of the Jewish People during the Babylonian, Persian and Greek Periods By Charles Foster Kent Charles Scribner's Sons, vol.3, Read Overview Josephus and the Jews: The Religion and History of the Jews as Explained by Flavius Josephus By F.

J. Foakes-Jackson Richard R. Smith, JUDAISM A Brief Overview of the History of Judaism In circa BCE, the God of the ancient Israelites is portrayed in the Hebrew Bible as having established a "covenant" or b'rit with Abraham. Four religious traditions trace their roots back to the Abraham: Judaism.