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  1. Judaism: The Basics

    By Jacob Neusner

    Series: The Basics

    The oldest of the world’s major faiths, Judaism as practiced today represents a tradition that goes back nearly 6,000 years. Accessible and wide-ranging, Judaism: The Basics is a must-have resource covering the stories, beliefs and expressions of that tradition. Key topics covered include: the...

    Published July 27th 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Dictionary of Judaism

    By Alan Avery-Peck, Jacob Neusner

    Series: Routledge Dictionaries

    Compiled by two internationally renowned experts, and with over 600 wide-ranging and informative entries, The Routledge Dictionary of Judaism provides the reader with an invaluable reference aid to all areas of the religion. Topics covered include:*The religion's forms and history*Its institutions,...

    Published October 29th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Judaism and Islam in Practice

    A Sourcebook

    By Jonathan E. Brockopp, Jacob Neusner, Tamara Sonn

    Judaism and Islam compare because they concur that God cares deeply not only about attitudes but actions, not only about what one says to God but how one conducts affairs at home and in the village.In this sourcebook, the authors have selected key passages from the laws of Judaism and Islam which...

    Published November 17th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Jewish and Christian Doctrines

    The Classics Compared

    By Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

    Jewish and Christian Doctrines presents a concise and lucid introduction to the foundations of Judaism and Christianity. The authors explore key documents ofJudaism and Christianity to elucidate and illuminate the doctrinal issues which the documents raise and to examine the similarities and...

    Published September 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  5. Comparing Religions Through Law

    Judaism and Islam

    By Jacob Neusner, Tamara Sonn

    Comparing Religions Through Law offers a ground- breaking study which compares these two religions through shared dominant structures. In the case of Judaism and Islam the dominant structure is law.Comparing Religions Through Law presents an innovative and sometimes controversial study of the...

    Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  6. The Four Stages of Rabbinic Judaism

    Edited by Jacob Neusner

    This concise volume provides a lucid introduction to the genesis and development of Rabbinic Judaism.Jacob Neusner outlines and examines the four stages in which the initial period of the historical development of Rabbinic Judaism divides, beginning with the Pentateuch and ending with its...

    Published April 21st 1999 by Routledge

  7. Types of Authority in Formative Christianity and Judaism

    By Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

    Bruce Chilton and Jacob Neusner study the points of comparisons and contrast between formative Christianity and Judaism. By identifying three categories of authority in each of the two religious worlds, they show how they have both worked in compelling or failing to get someone to do a given...

    Published February 17th 1999 by Routledge

  8. The Intellectual Foundations of Christian and Jewish Discourse

    The Philosophy of Religious Argument

    By Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

    The Intellectual Foundations of Christian and Jewish Discourse argues that the Judaic and Christian heirs of Scripture adopted, and adapted to their own purposes and tasks, Greek philosophical modes of thought and argument. The authors explore how the earliest intellectuals of Christianity and...

    Published September 3rd 1997 by Routledge

  9. Judaism in the New Testament

    Practices and Beliefs

    By Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

    Judaism in the New Testament explains how the writings of the early church emerged from communities which defined themselves in Judaic terms even as they professed faith in Christ. These two extremely distinguished scholars introduce readers to the plurality of Judaisms of the period. They show, by...

    Published October 18th 1995 by Routledge

  10. Israel & Zion In America

    By Jacob Neusner

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 31st 1993 by Garland Science

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