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The Classics of Judaism

Jacob Neusner

The Classics of Judaism

Jacob Neusner

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512 Pages

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In order to understand the faith of Judaism, according to Jacob Neusner, one must look at the very foundation of that faith: the Torah. To believers, this act of studying the Torah provides a direct and immediate link to the living God and forms the very basis of a faithful Jewish life. In this book, Jacob Neusner introduces the reader to selections from all the documents of the Torah, in addition to Scripture, that define the canon of Judaism in its formative age.The Classics of Judaismis, however, more than a collection of writings. It is also a primer for learning how to approach and read any book of Judaism.



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512 Pages
- Publisher

In order to understand the faith of Judaism, according to Jacob Neusner, one must look at the very foundation of that faith: the Torah. To believers, this act of studying the Torah provides a direct and immediate link to the living God and forms the very basis of a faithful Jewish life. In this book, Jacob Neusner introduces the reader to selections from all the documents of the Torah, in addition to Scripture, that define the canon of Judaism in its formative age.The Classics of Judaismis, however, more than a collection of writings. It is also a primer for learning how to approach and read any book of Judaism.


- Publisher

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.
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  • Catalogue Code 90067
  • Product Code 0664254551
  • EAN 9780664254551
  • Pages 512
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Judaism
  • Publisher Westminster John Knox Press
  • Publication Date Feb 1995
  • Dimensions 232 x 150 x 32 mm
  • Weight 0.745kg

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