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Foundations of Judaism

by Jacob Neusner

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Published by Fortress Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish,
  • Judaism -- Origin,
  • Judaism -- History -- Talmudic period, 10-425,
  • Midrash -- History and criticism,
  • Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism,
  • Messiah -- Judaism -- History of doctrines,
  • Revelation (Jewish theology) -- History of doctrines

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJacob Neusner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM601 .N482 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 126 p. ;
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2061973M
    ISBN 100800623150
    LC Control Number88045246

    The book is extremely information heavy, written in the form of an essay, and to a professional standard. So if you have a keen curiosity in Religion as an Atheist and are interested in its real roots in history and society. ‘Behind the Myths – the Foundations of Judaism, Christianity and Islam’ by John Pickard may be of interest to you. Basic texts: *Artscroll or Soncino Chumash *Artscroll Tanach or The KOREN Jerusalem Bible; Kaplan, Aryeh, The Living Torah [alternative annotated translation of Genesis: Grafstein, Shlomo, Judaism’s Bible Volume I] Ganzfried, Shlomo, Code of Jewish Law (Kitzur Shulchan Aruch), translated by Goldin, Hyman [who also authored The Jew and His Duties: The Essence of the Kitzur Shulchan].

    The Foundation for Judaism and Christian Origins is a not-for-profit research and education organization pursuing answers to the mysteries of the first century about Judaism and Christianity, before and after the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.   The following is a translation of the full text of the thirteen foundations of Jewish belief compiled by Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (also known as Maimonides, generally referred to by the acronym RaMBa’M). The Ramba’m wrote his thirteen foundations in his Commentary on the Mishnah in the tenth chapter of tractate Sanhedrin.

      Judaism has also gone through many changes, as has Islam. Pickard’s book is extremely well researched and uses the most up to date archaeological information available. In relation to Christianity in particular, this book is an update to the classic analysis of Karl Kautsky in his Foundations of Christianity. The evolution of Judaism. Ariel, president of the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies, here offers a lucid and accessible study of the central beliefs of Judaism. With grand and sure strokes, the author paints the history of t.


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The Spiritual Foundations of Judaism, by David Ariel, is a basic exploration of the broad question posed by its title. Ariel's contention is that "Judaism is not a religion of fixed doctrines or dogmas but a complex system of evolving beliefs." And yet despite its diversity, "no matter how literally or metaphorically we choose to interpret them Cited by: 5.

In this fresh and lucid study, David Ariel presents the fundamentals of Jewish thought on the profound issues of God, human destiny, good and evil, Torah, and messianism, guiding the reader toward a definition of the beliefs that shape Jewish identity.

This lively exploration of Jewish ideas and beliefs provides a rationale and stimulus for anyone seeking to understand or reconnect to the rich Format: Paperback. Judaism is the world’s oldest monotheistic religion, dating back nearly 4, years. Followers of Judaism believe in one God who revealed himself.

Foundations of Judaism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. An all inclusive guide to Jewish history.4/5(1). Foundations of Judaism. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Neusner. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Abridged version of 3-part work published under same title.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Abridged version of a 3-part work published under the same title. Previously published: Philadelphia: Fortress Press, © The Biblical Foundations Book Award The Center for Biblical Studies is pleased to announce the winners and runner-ups of the Biblical Foundations Book Award in the categories of Old Testament, New Testament, and Biblical Theology.

You can read the original announcement of the Biblical Foundations Book Award here. You can also read the finalists [ ]. Start studying Foundations: Judaism. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The Foundation of Judaism.

And numerous Jewish children are convinced to this day that the story is found in the book of Genesis and are always shocked and amazed to discover that it isn't.

Looking for the basic spiritual foundations of Judaism. This book delivers its promise. Ariel breaks down the historical and philosophical progression of the basic elements of Judaism (inc. God, Torah, Good/Evil, Messiah, Prayer) in a series of chapters that can be /5.

Introduction to Messianic Judaism offers a thorough examination of the ecclesial context and biblical foundations of the Messianic Jewish movement.

Editors David Rudolph and Joel Willitts have assembled a thorough examination of the ecclesial context and biblical foundations of. Judaism (originally from Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is an ethnic religion comprising the collective religious, cultural and legal tradition and civilization of the Jewish people.

Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel.

It encompasses a wide body of texts, practices, theological. Religious foundations of Western civilization: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This work defines not only the three major religious systems of the West-Judaism, Christianity, and Islam-but also Western civilization as a whole.

Editor Neusner (religion & theology, Bard Coll Read full review. Foundations of Christianity (German: Der Ursprung des Christentums) is a book by Marxist theoretician Karl it, he attempts to explain the origins of Christianity, and claims that it can best be explained by historical materialism rather than divinity.

Publishing history. The first edition in English, published in by George Allen and Unwin, followed the eleventh German Author: Karl Kautsky. World Religions. Religious Foundations of Western Civilization introduces students to the major Western world religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—their beliefs, key concepts, history, as well as the fundamental role they have played, and continue to play, in Western : Ebook.

Once understood as an inherited tradition, religion is increasingly viewed today as a matter of personal choice, an experience to be examined and explored. Yet while many American Jews feel an emotional attachment to Judaism, they cannot always articulate the beliefs that define their faith.

In this provocative study, David Ariel explores the diverse and colorful views of Jewish thinkers on 4/5(3). I love the book and thank G-d, The The Rebbe and Chabad for sending emissaries all over the world that we can learn about Judaism.

I am 60 and started to learn about Judaism some ten years back from such a wonderful Rabbi and his family. I too always felt Judaism in my heart.

Chabad has helped me learn and grow in my understanding of : Nissan Dovid Dubov. Judaism has also gone through many changes, as has Islam. Pickard’s book is extremely well researched and uses the most up to date archaeological information available. In relation to Christianity in particular, this book is an update to the classic analysis of Karl Kautsky in his Foundations of Christianity.

The evolution of Judaism. Abraham Joshua Heschel, the renowned 20th century philosopher, understood that gaining “control of the world of space” is one of the main tasks of humankind. The result of the conquest of space is “technical civilization.” But, Heschel argued, “(l)ife goes wrong when the control of space, the acquisition of things of space, becomes our.

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unlike a few other books on the subject the author also clearly lays out how the politics of the time influenced and directed the /5(51).Current issues facing the academic study of Judaism are discussed, including the role of private foundations that seek inroads into the academy.

“This book serves as a crucial volume to university scholars and administrators to help them form their own opinions about Jewish studies’ future in. In this fresh and lucid study, Ariel presents the fundamentals of Jewish thought on the profound issues of God, human destiny, good and evil, Torah, and messianism, guiding the reader toward a definition of the beliefs that shape Jewish identity.

This lively exploration of Jewish ideas and /5(3).