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Judaism History, Belief and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0415236614

ISBN-13: 9780415236614

Edition: 2003

Authors: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

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Beginning with the ancient Near Eastern background, this text covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the rise of medieval Judaism in Islamic and Christian lands. There is also a supporting website to accompany the material in this book.
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Book details

List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 6/18/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.674
Language: English

History
Ancient Mesopotamian Civilization
The Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Civilization
Israelite Monotheism and Law
The Patriarchs
Exodus
Conquest and Settlement
The Rise of Monarchy
Solomon and the Divided Monarchy
Kings of Israel and Judah
Jeroboam II to the Fall of the Northern Kingdom
Ahaz and Hezehiah
From Manasseh to Babylonian Captivity
After the Fall of Judah
Return and Restoration
The Rise of Hellenism
Judaism under Hellenism
The Kingship of Herod
Rebellion Against Rome
The Rise of Christianity
Roman Jewish War and Aftermath
Jews in the Roman Empire
Jews in Babylonia
Rabbinic Scriptural Interpretation
Rabbinic Theology
Jews under Islamic Rule
Karaism
Jews in Muslim Spain and Other Lands
Jews in Christian Europe in the Middle Ages
The Jews in Christian Spain
Dispersion of the Marranos
Early Medieval Thought
The Philosophy of Maimonides
Jewish Philosophy after Maimonides
Rabbinic Mysticism
The Hasidei Ashkenaz
The Emergence of Kabbalah
Jews in the Ottoman Empire
The Sabbatean Movement
Jewry in Eastern and Western Europe
The Rise of the Hasidic Movement
The Status of Jewry in Europe
Jews in Eastern Europe
The Emergence of Jewish Thought in the Enlightenment
The Origins of Reform
Jewish Thought in the Age of Reform
The Rise of Anti-Semitism
The Zionist Movement
Jews in the United States, Palestine, Africa, Asia and Germany
The Nazi Regime
The Death Camps
The State of Israel
Jewry after The Holocaust
The Contemporary Jewish World
The Future of Judaism
Belief and Practice: Belief
The Unity of God
Transcendence and Imminence
Eternity
Omnipotence and Omniscience
Creation
Providence
Divine Goodness
Revelation
Torah and Mitzvot
Commandments
Transgression and Repentence
The Chosen People
The Promised Land
Prayer
Love and Fear of God
Messiah
The Hereafter
Practice
The Community
Jewish Education
The Jewish Calendar
Sanctuary, Temple and Synagogue
Worship
Sabbath
Special Sabbaths
Pilgrim Festivals
New Year and Day of Atonement
Days of Joy
Fast Days
Life Cycle Events
Marriage
Divorce
The Home
Dietary Laws
Death and Mourning
Ethics
Conversion
Glossary
Bibliography
Judaism and the Internet
Index