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Blackwell Companion to Judaism

Jacob Neusner (Ed)Alan Avery-Peck (Ed)

Blackwell Companion to Judaism

Jacob Neusner (Ed)Alan Avery-Peck (Ed)

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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.

- Publisher Contributors.Preface.Part I: The History of Judaism:.1. Defining Judaism: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).2. The Religious World of Ancient Israel to 586: Marvin Sweeney (Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University).3. Judaism and the Hebrew Scriptures: Philip R. Davies (Sheffield University).4. Second Temple Judaism: Frederick J. Murphy (College of the Holy Cross).5. The Formation of Rabbinic Judaism, 70-640 C.E: G_nther Stemberger (Universitat Wien).6. The Canon of Rabbinic Judaism: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).7. Judaism and Christianity in the Formative Age: Bruce D. Chilton (Bard College).8. Judaism in the Muslim world: Sara Reguer (Brooklyn College of the City University of New York).9. Judaism in Christendom: David R. Carr (University of South Florida).10. Philosophy in Judaism: Two Stances: Daniel Breslauer (University of Kansas). 11. Jewish Piety: Tzvee Zahavy (Fairleigh Dickinson University).Part II: The Principal Doctrines of Judaism:.12. The Doctrine of Torah: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).13. The Doctrine of God: Alan J. Avery-Peck (College of the Holy Cross).14. The Doctrine of Israel: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).15. The Doctrine of the Messiah: William Scott Green (University of Rochester).16. Language as Doctrine: Hebrew: David Aaron (Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion).Part III: Modern and Contemporary Judaisms:.17. Reform Judaism: Dana Evan Kaplan (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee).18. Orthodox Judaism: Benjamin Brown (Hebrew University).19. Conservative Judaism: The Struggle Between Ideology and Popularity: Daniel Gordis (University of Judaism).20. New Age Judaism: Jeffrey K. Salkin (Port Washington, New York).Part IV: Special Topics in Understanding Judaism:.21. Ethics of Judaism: Elliot Dorff (University of Judaism).22. Women in Contemporary Judaism: Judith Baskin (University at Albany, State University of New York).23. Judaism as a Theopolitical Phenomenon: Daniel J. Elazar (Jerusalem Center For Public Affairs).24. Theology in Contemporary Judaism: Neil Gillman (Jewish Theological Seminary).25. Secular Forms of Jewishness: Paul Mendes-Flohr (Hebrew University).26. Judaism and Zionism: Yosef Gorney (Tel Aviv University).27. The "Return" to Traditional Judaism at the End of the Twentieth Century: Cross Cultural Comparisons: M. Herbert Danzger (City University of New York).Abbreviations.Index.

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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.
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Contributors.Preface.Part I: The History of Judaism:.1. Defining Judaism: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).2. The Religious World of Ancient Israel to 586: Marvin Sweeney (Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University).3. Judaism and the Hebrew Scriptures: Philip R. Davies (Sheffield University).4. Second Temple Judaism: Frederick J. Murphy (College of the Holy Cross).5. The Formation of Rabbinic Judaism, 70-640 C.E: G_nther Stemberger (Universitat Wien).6. The Canon of Rabbinic Judaism: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).7. Judaism and Christianity in the Formative Age: Bruce D. Chilton (Bard College).8. Judaism in the Muslim world: Sara Reguer (Brooklyn College of the City University of New York).9. Judaism in Christendom: David R. Carr (University of South Florida).10. Philosophy in Judaism: Two Stances: Daniel Breslauer (University of Kansas). 11. Jewish Piety: Tzvee Zahavy (Fairleigh Dickinson University).Part II: The Principal Doctrines of Judaism:.12. The Doctrine of Torah: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).13. The Doctrine of God: Alan J. Avery-Peck (College of the Holy Cross).14. The Doctrine of Israel: Jacob Neusner (University of South Florida and Bard College).15. The Doctrine of the Messiah: William Scott Green (University of Rochester).16. Language as Doctrine: Hebrew: David Aaron (Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion).Part III: Modern and Contemporary Judaisms:.17. Reform Judaism: Dana Evan Kaplan (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee).18. Orthodox Judaism: Benjamin Brown (Hebrew University).19. Conservative Judaism: The Struggle Between Ideology and Popularity: Daniel Gordis (University of Judaism).20. New Age Judaism: Jeffrey K. Salkin (Port Washington, New York).Part IV: Special Topics in Understanding Judaism:.21. Ethics of Judaism: Elliot Dorff (University of Judaism).22. Women in Contemporary Judaism: Judith Baskin (University at Albany, State University of New York).23. Judaism as a Theopolitical Phenomenon: Daniel J. Elazar (Jerusalem Center For Public Affairs).24. Theology in Contemporary Judaism: Neil Gillman (Jewish Theological Seminary).25. Secular Forms of Jewishness: Paul Mendes-Flohr (Hebrew University).26. Judaism and Zionism: Yosef Gorney (Tel Aviv University).27. The "Return" to Traditional Judaism at the End of the Twentieth Century: Cross Cultural Comparisons: M. Herbert Danzger (City University of New York).Abbreviations.Index.
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Meet the Authors

Jacob Neusner (Ed)

Jacob Neusner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is Distinguished Service Professor of the History and Theology of Judaism; Bard Center Fellow. He is the Editor of the three volume Encyclopedia of Judaism, he has published more than one thousand books and innumerable articles, including Theology of the Oral Torah, Theology of the Halakhah, and The Incarnation of God: The Character of Divinity in Formative Judaism.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

Alan Avery-Peck (Ed)

Avery-Peck is Kraft-Hiatt Professor of Judaic Studies at the College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.

Table Of Contents

  • Contributors. Preface. Part I: The History Of Judaism:. 1. Defining Judaism: Jacob Neusner (university Of South Florida And Bard College). 2. The Religious World Of Ancient Israel To 586: Marvin Sweeney (claremont School Of Theology And Claremont Graduate University). 3. Judaism And The Hebrew Scriptures: Philip R. Davies (sheffield University). 4. Second Temple Judaism: Frederick J. Murphy (college Of The Holy Cross). 5. The Formation Of Rabbinic Judaism, 70--640 C.e: G--nther Stemberger (universitat Wien). 6. The Canon Of Rabbinic Judaism: Jacob Neusner (university Of South Florida And Bard College). 7. Judaism And Christianity In The Formative Age: Bruce D. Chilton (bard College). 8. Judaism In The Muslim World: Sara Reguer (brooklyn College Of The City University Of New York). 9. Judaism In Christendom: David R. Carr (university Of South Florida). 10. Philosophy In Judaism: Two Stances: Daniel Breslauer (university Of Kansas). 11. Jewish Piety: Tzvee Zahavy (fairleigh Dickinson University). Part Ii: The Principal Doctrines Of Judaism:. 12. The Doctrine Of Torah: Jacob Neusner (university Of South Florida And Bard College). 13. The Doctrine Of God: Alan J. Avery--peck (college Of The Holy Cross). 14. The Doctrine Of Israel: Jacob Neusner (university Of South Florida And Bard College). 15. The Doctrine Of The Messiah: William Scott Green (university Of Rochester). 16. Language As Doctrine: Hebrew: David Aaron (hebrew Union College--jewish Institute Of Religion). Part Iii: Modern And Contemporary Judaisms:. 17. Reform Judaism: Dana Evan Kaplan (university Of Wisconsin--milwaukee). 18. Orthodox Judaism: Benjamin Brown (hebrew University). 19. Conservative Judaism: The Struggle Between Ideology And Popularity: Daniel Gordis (university Of Judaism). 20. New Age Judaism: Jeffrey K. Salkin (port Washington, New York). Part Iv: Special Topics In Understanding Judaism:. 21. Ethics Of Judaism: Elliot Dorff (university Of Judaism). 22. Women In Contemporary Judaism: Judith Baskin (university At Albany, State University Of New York). 23. Judaism As A Theopolitical Phenomenon: Daniel J. Elazar (jerusalem Center For Public Affairs). 24. Theology In Contemporary Judaism: Neil Gillman (jewish Theological Seminary). 25. Secular Forms Of Jewishness: Paul Mendes--flohr (hebrew University). 26. Judaism And Zionism: Yosef Gorney (tel Aviv University). 27. The "return" To Traditional Judaism At The End Of The Twentieth Century: Cross Cultural Comparisons: M. Herbert Danzger (city University Of New York). Abbreviations. Index.

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  • Catalogue Code 189566
  • Product Code 1577180593
  • EAN 9781577180593
  • Pages 572
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Judaism
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Dec 2002
  • Dimensions 253 x 180 x 29 mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

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