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Judaism: A Very Short Introduction

Norman Solomon

Judaism: A Very Short Introduction

Norman Solomon

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An ideal introduction to Judaism as a religion and way of life, this book surveys the nature and development of Judaism, as well as outlining the basics of practical Judaism - its festivals, prayers, customs, and various sects. Modern concerns and debates of the Jewish people are also addressed, such as the impact of the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, the status of women, and medical and commercial ethics. This book is aimed at those who want to find out more about a people who are familiar, yet retain a certain mystique.

- Publisher Norman Solomon's succinct book is an ideal introduction to Judaism as a religion and way of life. In addition to surveying the nature and development of Judaism, this Very Short Introduction outlines the basics of practical Judaism -- its festivals, prayers, customs, and various sects. Modernconcerns and debates of the Jewish people are also addressed, such as the impact of the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, the status of women, and medical and commercial ethics.

- Publisher

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An ideal introduction to Judaism as a religion and way of life, this book surveys the nature and development of Judaism, as well as outlining the basics of practical Judaism - its festivals, prayers, customs, and various sects. Modern concerns and debates of the Jewish people are also addressed, such as the impact of the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, the status of women, and medical and commercial ethics. This book is aimed at those who want to find out more about a people who are familiar, yet retain a certain mystique.
- Publisher

Norman Solomon's succinct book is an ideal introduction to Judaism as a religion and way of life. In addition to surveying the nature and development of Judaism, this Very Short Introduction outlines the basics of practical Judaism -- its festivals, prayers, customs, and various sects. Modernconcerns and debates of the Jewish people are also addressed, such as the impact of the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, the status of women, and medical and commercial ethics.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Norman Solomon

Norman Solomon is a Fellow in Modern Jewish Thought at Oxford Center for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, and Lecturer at Oxford University

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 108211
  • Product Code 0192853244
  • EAN 9780192853240
  • Pages 156
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Judaism
  • Publisher Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date Apr 1997
  • Dimensions 190 x 120 x 9 mm
  • Weight 0.154kg

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