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Jewish ideas and concepts

Steven T. Katz

Jewish ideas and concepts

by Steven T. Katz

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Published by Keter Books in [Jerusalem] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Doctrines.,
  • God (Judaism),
  • Jewish ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSteven T. Katz.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 326 p. ;
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22018764M

    They address why different Jewish thinkers, writers, and communities have turned to the Bible—and what they expect to get from it. Ultimately, argues editor Benjamin D. Sommer, in understanding the ways Jews construct scripture, we begin to understand the ways Jews construct themselves. Books shelved as jewish-holidays: Maya Prays for Rain by Susan Tarcov, My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew by Abigail Pogrebin, Here Is the Wo.

    A book of Jewish concepts by Philip Birnbaum, , Hebrew Pub. Co. edition, in English - Rev. by: 9. Our Institute has an unwavering commitment to the Torah tradition and to the Jewish people. We promote a vision of Orthodox Judaism that is intellectually sound, spiritually compelling, and emotionally satisfying. Appreciating the amazing diversity within Orthodoxy, the Institute encourages responsible discussion of issues in Jewish law, philosophy, religious world-view, and communal policy.

    The word “apocrypha” originates from the Greek and Latin words for “secret” or “non-canonical.” It is commonly used to refer to ancient, mostly Second Temple –era works that are “outside” of the Jewish Bible The Apocrypha includes, but is not limited to, works such as Sirach (Ben Sira), Maccabees, Judith, the book of Enoch, Jubilees, the story of Susanna, and : Yehuda Shurpin. Jewish Concepts of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction Jews have had a canon of twenty-four books that form the Jewish Bible,¹ starting with Genesis and ending with Chronicles.² Some Jewish groups up until about two thousand years ago accepted additional books as scripture, but by the end of the first century CE the canon used by Jews.


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