7 edition of Creating Judaism found in the catalog.
November 10, 2006
by Columbia University Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||360|
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Introduction Moses. One of Judaism's great figures is the man called Moshe Rabbenu ('Moses our teacher') in Hebrew. The first five books of the Bible are traditionally ascribed to him. Moses is. "A book that teaches of the Judaism of the past, but encourages us to be proud and hopeful of it in the present--an important message from a book that is a scholarly, lively, and worthwhile read." --Jewish Book Council "Burton Visotzky's Aphrodite and the Rabbis [shows] full command of the evidence down to the smallest details/5(66).
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Promised Lands: Compares American versus Israeli Judaism 2. Creating Judaism: Origins 3. Between Athens and Jerusalem 4. The Rabbis 5. Rabbinic Concepts 6. Mitzvot 7. The Rise of Reason 8. From Moses to Moses 9. Seeing God East and West In addition, the book provides a useful historical timeline and, especially for the non-Jewish reader Cited by: “Creating Judaism is a work of uncommon synthesis that draws upon frameworks provided by the academic study of religions to offer a sympathetic and insightful overview of the nature and development of Judaism from ancient to modern times.
Michael Satlow displays exceptional erudition and range in these pages. Discover the best Judaism in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. In "Creating Judaism", Michael L.
Satlow offers a new way of understanding Judaism that recognizes both its immense diversity and its unifying features. He argues that, despite changing definitions of Judaism, Jews have continued to see themselves as a "Jewish family" linked by shared traditions and texts/5(8). Judaism is an ancient monotheistic religion, with the Torah as its foundational text (part of the larger text known as the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible), and supplemental oral Creating Judaism book represented by later texts such as the Midrash and the Talmud.
Delving into Jewish observance through the calendar and life cycle, this is a perfect how-to guide to Judaism. Navigating the Journey: The Creating Judaism book Guide to the Jewish Life Cycle, edited by Rabbi Peter S. Knobel, PhD: This book is an introduction to the Jewish lifecycle, including birth, Jewish education, bar/bat mitzvah, the Jewish home, marriage, divorce, conversion, death.
The other Holy Book for the Jewish religion is the Talmud which includes the Mishnah, which means "repetition" or "study" and the Gemara, which means "addition" or "completion." As society changed, the Jews found that the Torah needed to be updated from its original agricultural emphasis.
Those changes became part of the Mishnah. In Aphrodite and the Rabbis: How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism as We Know It, Burton Visotzky provides us with both a sweeping and focused view of how Greco-Roman culture worked to mold rabbinical Judaism.
For example, the Passover Seder is quite purposefully designed after Greco-Roman style symposiums (with more decorum, no /5(15). The first version of the Talmud was finalized around the 3rd century A.D.
The second form was completed during the 5th century A.D. Judaism embraces several other written texts and commentaries. Essential Judaism gives the reader the broad strokes of Judaism - understandably, it's hard to condense such a rich and complex religion into one textbook.
This is for anyone on the outside (all us apostates!) who wants to understand what Judaism /5. Study Creating Judaism: History, Tradition, Practice discussion and chapter questions and find Creating Judaism: History, Tradition, Practice study guide questions and answers.
"A book that teaches of the Judaism of the past, but encourages us to be proud and hopeful of it in the present—an important message from a book that is a scholarly, lively, and worthwhile read." —Jewish Book Council "Burton Visotzky’s Aphrodite and the Rabbis [shows] full command of the evidence down to the smallest details.
It was an extraordinary collection of Ashkenazic Jewish wit, wisdom and culture that managed to capture the Jewish soul better than any other book I have ever seen.
The book used common Yiddish words as a jumping off point for presenting a Jewish joke or story, or just for discussing a Jewish custom or practice. 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. Ancient Judaism (German: Das antike Judentum), is an essay written by the German economist and sociologist Max Weber in the early 20th century.
The original edition appeared in the – issues of the Archiv für Sozialwissenschaft und Sozialpolitik. Marianne Weber, his wife, published the essays as Part Three of his Gesammelte Aufsatze zur Religionssoziologie.
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If you enjoy these free books, please give a suggested $ donation per. The Torah is written in Hebrew, the oldest of Jewish languages. It is also known as Torat Moshe, the Law of Moses. The Torah is the first section or first five books of the Jewish. For biblical Judaism, however, the world was a place of goodness and fullness if humans lived according to the moral law.
The Hebrew God who created a universe from nothing presides over a world that is inherently good and perfectible. In this purposeful universe, “God saw all that He created and it was very good.” The biblical view.
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. His combination of scholarship and charm makes Aphrodite and the Rabbis: How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism as We Know It a pleasure to read." —Susan Isaacs —Susan Isaacs "Understanding how Rome shaped the Rabbis, with Burt Visotzky as tour guide, is a fascinating, funny and enlightening : St.
Martin''s Publishing Group. What Is the Holy Book of Judaism? Credit: Jon Arnold/AWL Images/Getty Images The primary holy book of the Jewish faith is known as the Torah, which comprises the books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy; these are also the first five books of the Old Testament of the Christian Bible, although "Old Testament" is not a term.For those who enjoy this book, or are interested in Conservative Judaism, I would also strongly suggest these two books: "A Guide to Jewish Religious Practice" by Rabbi Issac Klein, and, "Conservative Judaism: Our ancestors to our descendents", published by the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ), by Rabbi Elliot N.
Dorff.For anyone interested in Judaism at its core, this is the book to read. Read full review. Selected pages. Title Page. Table of Contents. Contents. PRELIMINARIES. 3: TRADITIONALISTS AND MODERNISTS. 9: TORAH. TORAH MODERNIST VIEW. THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD.
WHAT JUDAISM SAYS ABOUT GOD. ENVISAGEMENTS. BETWEEN GOD 4/5(1).