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Judaism : History, Belief and Practice

By: Cohn-Sherbok, Dan.
Contributor(s): Cohn Sherbok, Dan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (609 p.).ISBN: 9780203402511.Subject(s): Jews - History | Judaism | JudaismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Judaism : History, Belief and PracticeDDC classification: 296 LOC classification: BM562.C64 2003ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Dedicaton; Copyright; Contents; List of maps; List of figures; Preface; Tips for students; Sources; Acknowledgements; Part I: History; 1 Ancient Mesopotamian Civilization; 2 The Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Civilization; 3 Israelite Monotheism and Law; 4 The Patriarchs; 5 Exodus; 6 Conquest and Settlement; 7 The Rise of Monarchy; 8 Solomon and the Divided Monarchy; 9 Kings of Israel and Judah; 10 Jeroboam II to the Fall of the NorthernKingdom; 11 Ahaz and Hezekiah; 12 From Manasseh to Babylonian Captivity; 13 Aftermath of the Fall of Judah; 14 Return and Restoration
15 The Rise of Hellenism16 Judaism under Hellenism; 17 The Kingship of Herod; 18 Rebellion against Rome; 19 The Rise of Christianity; 20 Roman Jewish War and Aftermath; 21 Jews in the Roman Empire; 22 Jews in Babylonia; 23 Rabbinic Scriptural Interpretation; 24 Rabbinic Theology; 25 Judaism under Islamic Rule; 26 Karaism; 27 Jews in Muslim Spain and other IslamicLands; 28 Jewry in Christian Europe in theMiddle Ages; 29 The Jews in Christian Spain; 30 Dispersion of the Marranos; 31 Early Medieval Thought; 32 The Philosophy of Maimonides; 33 Jewish Philosophy after Maimonides
34 Rabbinic Mysticism35 The Hasidei Ashkenaz; 36 The Emergence of Kabbalah; 37 Jews in the Ottoman Empire; 38 The Shabbatean Movement; 39 Jewry in Eastern and Western Europe; 40 The Rise of the Hasidic Movement; 41 The Status of Jewry in Europe; 42 Jews in Eastern Europe; 43 The Emergence of Jewish Thought inthe Enlightenment; 44 The Origins of Reform; 45 Jewish Thought in the Age of Reform; 46 The Rise of Anti-Semitism; 47 The Zionist Movement; 48 Jews in the United States, Palestine,Africa and Asia; 49 The Nazi Regime; 50 The Death Camps; 51 The State of Israel; 52 Jewry after the Holocaust
53 Modern Jewish Thought54 The Future of Judaism; Part II: Belief and Practice; 55 The Unity of God; 56 Divine Transcendence and Immanence; 57 Eternity; 58 Omnipotence and Omniscience; 59 Creation; 60 Providence; 61 Divine Goodness; 62 Revelation; 63 Torah and Mitzvot; 64 Commandments; 65 Sin and Repentance; 66 The Chosen People; 67 The Promised Land; 68 Prayer; 69 Love and Fear of God; 70 Messiah; 71 The Afterlife; 72 Community Life; 73 Jewish Education; 74 The Jewish Calendar; 75 Places of Worship; 76 Worship; 77 The Sabbath; 78 Special Sabbaths; 79 Pilgrim Festivals
80 New Year and Day of Atonement81 The Days of Joy; 82 Fasts; 83 Life Cycle Events; 84 Marriage; 85 Divorce; 86 The Home; 87 Dietary Laws; 88 Death and Mourning; 89 Jewish Ethics; 90 Conversion; Glossary; Reference Bibliography; Judaism on the Internet; Index
Summary: Written by an experienced university teacher, who is also a scholar and rabbi, this extensive textbook presents an unrivalled guide to the history, belief and practice of Judaism. Beginning with the ancient Near-Eastern background, it covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the rise of medieval Judaism in Islamic and Christian lands. It also explores the early modern period and the development of Jewry throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Extracts from primary sources are used to enliven the narrative and provide concrete examples of
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Cover; Title; Dedicaton; Copyright; Contents; List of maps; List of figures; Preface; Tips for students; Sources; Acknowledgements; Part I: History; 1 Ancient Mesopotamian Civilization; 2 The Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Civilization; 3 Israelite Monotheism and Law; 4 The Patriarchs; 5 Exodus; 6 Conquest and Settlement; 7 The Rise of Monarchy; 8 Solomon and the Divided Monarchy; 9 Kings of Israel and Judah; 10 Jeroboam II to the Fall of the NorthernKingdom; 11 Ahaz and Hezekiah; 12 From Manasseh to Babylonian Captivity; 13 Aftermath of the Fall of Judah; 14 Return and Restoration

15 The Rise of Hellenism16 Judaism under Hellenism; 17 The Kingship of Herod; 18 Rebellion against Rome; 19 The Rise of Christianity; 20 Roman Jewish War and Aftermath; 21 Jews in the Roman Empire; 22 Jews in Babylonia; 23 Rabbinic Scriptural Interpretation; 24 Rabbinic Theology; 25 Judaism under Islamic Rule; 26 Karaism; 27 Jews in Muslim Spain and other IslamicLands; 28 Jewry in Christian Europe in theMiddle Ages; 29 The Jews in Christian Spain; 30 Dispersion of the Marranos; 31 Early Medieval Thought; 32 The Philosophy of Maimonides; 33 Jewish Philosophy after Maimonides

34 Rabbinic Mysticism35 The Hasidei Ashkenaz; 36 The Emergence of Kabbalah; 37 Jews in the Ottoman Empire; 38 The Shabbatean Movement; 39 Jewry in Eastern and Western Europe; 40 The Rise of the Hasidic Movement; 41 The Status of Jewry in Europe; 42 Jews in Eastern Europe; 43 The Emergence of Jewish Thought inthe Enlightenment; 44 The Origins of Reform; 45 Jewish Thought in the Age of Reform; 46 The Rise of Anti-Semitism; 47 The Zionist Movement; 48 Jews in the United States, Palestine,Africa and Asia; 49 The Nazi Regime; 50 The Death Camps; 51 The State of Israel; 52 Jewry after the Holocaust

53 Modern Jewish Thought54 The Future of Judaism; Part II: Belief and Practice; 55 The Unity of God; 56 Divine Transcendence and Immanence; 57 Eternity; 58 Omnipotence and Omniscience; 59 Creation; 60 Providence; 61 Divine Goodness; 62 Revelation; 63 Torah and Mitzvot; 64 Commandments; 65 Sin and Repentance; 66 The Chosen People; 67 The Promised Land; 68 Prayer; 69 Love and Fear of God; 70 Messiah; 71 The Afterlife; 72 Community Life; 73 Jewish Education; 74 The Jewish Calendar; 75 Places of Worship; 76 Worship; 77 The Sabbath; 78 Special Sabbaths; 79 Pilgrim Festivals

80 New Year and Day of Atonement81 The Days of Joy; 82 Fasts; 83 Life Cycle Events; 84 Marriage; 85 Divorce; 86 The Home; 87 Dietary Laws; 88 Death and Mourning; 89 Jewish Ethics; 90 Conversion; Glossary; Reference Bibliography; Judaism on the Internet; Index

Written by an experienced university teacher, who is also a scholar and rabbi, this extensive textbook presents an unrivalled guide to the history, belief and practice of Judaism. Beginning with the ancient Near-Eastern background, it covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the rise of medieval Judaism in Islamic and Christian lands. It also explores the early modern period and the development of Jewry throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Extracts from primary sources are used to enliven the narrative and provide concrete examples of

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