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  • ISBN 0141008490
  • ISBN13 978-0141008493
  • Language English
  • Author Jacob Neusner
  • Publisher Penguin Books (June 24, 2003)
  • Pages 320
  • Formats lrf mbr lrf txt
  • Category Religion
  • Subcategory Judaism
  • Size ePub 1899 kb
  • Size Fb2 1392 kb
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A leading Jewish scholar provides a comprehensive analysis of the origins and history of Judaism, explaining how the ancient tales of Judaism form an integral part of the modern religion and how they shape the beliefs and practice of the Jewish faith. Original.

Jacob Neusner (July 28, 1932 – October 8, 2016) was an American academic scholar of Judaism.

Jacob Neusner (July 28, 1932 – October 8, 2016) was an American academic scholar of Judaism. Neusner was born in Hartford, Connecticut to Reform Jewish parents. He graduated from William H. Hall High School in West Hartford. He then attended Harvard University, where he met Harry Austryn Wolfson and first encountered Jewish religious texts.

This is a list of books by Jacob Neusner. A Life of Yohanan ben Zakkai. Abraham Berliner Prize in Jewish History, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1962. A History of the Jews in Babylonia. Leiden: Brill, 1965-1970. I-V. Reprinted: Atlanta, 1999: Scholars Press for South Florida Studies in the History of Judaism. Now: Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

Jacob Neusner is Distinguished Service Professor of the History and Theology of Judaism and Bard Center Fellow at the Bard College Institute of Advanced Theology in Annondale-on-Hudson, New York.

Jacob Neusner was born in Hartford, Connecticut on July 28, 1932. He received a bachelor's degree in history from Harvard University in 1953. He published more than 900 books during his lifetime including A Life of Yohanan ben Zakkai; The Way of Torah: An Introduction to Judaism; Judaism: The Evidence of the Mishnah; Strangers at Home: The 'Holocaust,' Zionism, and American Judaism; Translating the Classics of Judaism: In Theory and in Practice; Why There Never Was a 'Talmud of Caesarea': Saul Lieberman's Mistakes; and Judaism: An Introduction.

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This is a work about the religion of Judaism, not about the Jews and their history. The author rejects the traditional Sinai to Golders Green approach, and instead begins by showing how Judaism is seen today in the world around us: how it is practiced, and its principal organizations. Later in the book Neusner tackles the formative history of Judaism we see how the contemporary religion has taken shape.

Jacob Neusner, Noam Neusner, Noam . The Perfect Torah (Brill Reference Library of Judaism). World Religions in America: An Introduction. Neusner with an epilogue by William Scott Green. The Theology of the Halakhah (Brill Reference Library of Judaism). Download (PDF). Читать. The Halakhah: Historical and Religious Perspectives (Brill Reference Library of Judaism).

Judaism: An Introduction

Judaism: An Introduction. In this comprehensive and engaging work, internationally recognized scholar Jacob Neusner explains how the ancient tales of Judaism form an integral part of the faith, emphasizing how these timeless narratives shape the lives of all those who practice Judaism today.

In this book, Jacob Neusner brings together these two aspects of the study of Judaism. Your Shopping Basket. You are browsing: All An Introduction to Judaism: A Textbook and Reader. He describes how Judaism is practiced in a particular time and place-America today-and surveys how Judaism took shape as people responded to political and religious crises. Neusner provides a wealth of primary texts in addition to his own analysis. Foyalty 84. An Introduction to Judaism: A Textbook and Reader (Paperback).

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read There We Sat Down: Talmudic Judaism in the Making. He has published more than 900 books and unnumbered articles, both scholarly and academic, popular and journalistic, and is the most published humanities scholar in the world. He has been awarded nine honorary degrees, including seven US and European honorary doctorates.