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Studying Classical Judaism

Jacob Neusner

Studying Classical Judaism

Jacob Neusner

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192 Pages

- Publisher What do we know about early Judaism? And how do we know it? Using the same scholarly methods usually applied to documents of the early church, Neusner investigates early Jewish literature to produce an astonishingly full portrait of Judaism in its formative years. Since Christianity was developing at the same time, Neusner's outline suggests some intriguing comparisons.

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What do we know about the history, literature, and religion of Judaism in its formative age? How do we know it, and why does it matter? InStudying Classical Judaism, renowned scholar and author Jacob Neusner addresses these and other important questions. Applying many of the same methods Christian scholars use to study Christianity, Neusner outlines what we now know about ancient Judaism. He points out the core-belief of normative Judaism and reveals the methodological underpinnings of the most cogent and up-to-date interpretations of the texts that determined classical Judaism.



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192 Pages
- Publisher

What do we know about early Judaism? And how do we know it? Using the same scholarly methods usually applied to documents of the early church, Neusner investigates early Jewish literature to produce an astonishingly full portrait of Judaism in its formative years. Since Christianity was developing at the same time, Neusner's outline suggests some intriguing comparisons.
- Publisher

What do we know about the history, literature, and religion of Judaism in its formative age? How do we know it, and why does it matter? InStudying Classical Judaism, renowned scholar and author Jacob Neusner addresses these and other important questions. Applying many of the same methods Christian scholars use to study Christianity, Neusner outlines what we now know about ancient Judaism. He points out the core-belief of normative Judaism and reveals the methodological underpinnings of the most cogent and up-to-date interpretations of the texts that determined classical Judaism.


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Meet the Author

Jacob Neusner

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.

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  • Catalogue Code 197924
  • Product Code 0664251366
  • EAN 9780664251369
  • Pages 212
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Judaism
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Mar 1991
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 12 mm
  • Weight 0.318kg

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