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The Jewish religion

a companion

by Louis Jacobs

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Dictionaries,
  • Judaism -- Essence, genius, nature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [636]-641).

    StatementLouis Jacobs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM50 .J28 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination641 p. ;
    Number of Pages641
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1271930M
    ISBN 100198264631
    LC Control Number95003203

    Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, acclaimed for her many books on Jewish thought, turns her attention to Moses in this remarkably rich, evocative book. Drawing on a broad range of sources—literary as well as psychoanalytic, a wealth of classical Jewish texts alongside George Eliot, W. G. Sebald, and Werner Herzog—Zornberg offers a vivid and.   Jewish sacred texts Jews are known as the "People of the Book," an appropriate title. After the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE and the subsequent exile, sacrifices became impossible and Jewish religious life turned to .

    Title and Divisions. One of the Ketubim, or Hagiographa, belonging to the group of "Ḥokmah," or "Wisdom" books. The Masoretic superscription to the first and twenty-fifth chapters is "Proverbs of Solomon" ("Mishle Shelomoh"; and so in the subscription to the book in the Alexandrian and Sinaitic Greek MSS.); but in the Greek and in later Jewish usage (and in the A. V. and R. V.) . Spanning from biblical times to the present, The Jewish Religion offers a goldmine of information on Jewish belief and practice, wisdom and culture, history and tradition. Sweeping in scope and based on impeccable scholarship, this volume's alphabetical entries range from Aaron to Zweifel to illuminate virtually every facet of the Jewish 3/5(1).

    People of the Book/Scripture (Arabic: أهل الكتاب ‎ ′Ahl al-Kitāb) is an Islamic term which refers to Jews, Christians and Sabians. It is also used in Judaism to refer to the Jewish people and by members of some Christian denominations to refer to themselves.. The Quran uses the term in reference to Jews, Christians and Sabians in a variety of contexts, from religious polemics to. The belief that Jesus is God, the Son of God, or a person of the Trinity, is incompatible with Jewish believe Jesus of Nazareth did not fulfill messianic prophecies that establish the criteria for the coming of the messiah. Judaism rejects Jesus as God, Divine Being, intermediary between humans and God, messiah or holy. Belief in the Trinity is also held to be .


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