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The Emergence of Contemporary Judaism The Foundation of Judaism from Biblical Origins to the Sixth Century A.D.( 2 volume set) by Phillip Sigal

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Published by Pickwick Publications .
Written in English


  • To 70 A.D,
  • Judaism,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Talmudic period, 10-425,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Judaism - History,
  • History

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages998
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8334230M
ISBN 100915138301
ISBN 109780915138302

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Cynthia Baker is associate professor of religious studies at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. She is the author of numerous publications on ancient and contemporary Jews and Judaism, including Rebuilding the House of Israel: Architectures of Gender in Jewish Antiquity (Stanford University Press, ) and a book on the word “Jew,” forthcoming from Rutgers University Press. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sigal, Phillip. Emergence of contemporary Judaism. Pittsburgh: Pickwick Press, Buy Emergence of Judaism, the PB: Classical Traditions in Contemporary Perspective by Christine Hayes (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - .

  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 . His books include: Exclusion and Hierarchy: Orthodoxy, Nonobservance, and the Emergence of Modern Jewish Identity (), and Beyond Sectarianism: The Realignment of American Orthodox Judaism (), winner of the National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies. The Emergence of Judaism: Classical Traditions in Contemporary Perspective. by The Emergence of Judaism offers a panoramic view of Jewish history, culture, and religion from its origins until the end of its classical, formative period. Christine Hayes is a brilliant pedagogue and one of the world's leading authorities on ancient Judaism. The Emergence of Judaism: Classical Traditions in Contemporary Perspective. The Emergence of Judaism: Classical Traditions in Contemporary Perspective. by Christine Hayes (Author) This brief survey text tells the story of Judaism. Through the lens of modern biblical scholarship.

Like the emergence of Protestantism, _____Judaism developed partly out of a need for internal religious changes and partly because of wider factors operating in society at large. Reform Which Jewish festival recalls the event related in the Book of Exodus about liberation of .   Book Overview This brief survey text tells the story of Judaism. Through the lens of modern biblical scholarship, Christine Hayes explores the shifting cultural contexts--the Babylonian exile, the Roman Empire, the Byzantine period, the rise of Christianity--that affected Jewish thought and practice, and laid the groundwork for the Talmudic era. Judaism is an ancient monotheistic religion, with the Torah as its foundational text (part of the larger text known as the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible), and supplemental oral tradition represented by later texts such as the Midrash and the Talmud. The book concludes with a discussion of why Judaism has succeeded through centuries of competition with Christianity and Islam, and a chapter on exemplary figures in the emergence of Judaism. The book also includes a bibliography, glossary of terms, and many important primary documents, including the Mishnah, the Tosefta, the Talmud of the Land /5(3).