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Curiosities of Judaism

Facts, opinions, anecdotes and remarks relative to the Hebrew Nation

by Philip Abraham

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Published by By and for the author in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews.,
  • Judaism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and collected by Philip Abraham.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination300 p.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23292112M
    OCLC/WorldCa8500818

    Though the familiar Jewish aphorism states that after the biblical era the gift of prophecy is given only to children and fools, I would hazard a guess that Judaism will be around long after modernism, postmodernism, and Cantor’s perverse book are no more than antique curiosities.   Book Event at The Center for Jewish History: Goodman, Martin. A History of ton University Press & Penguin Books, On average, Martin Goodman’s A History of Judaism covers close to seven years in each of its six hundred and something pages, encompassing a time period that runs from BCE to yesterday. This dense panoramic .

    The second book of the Torah, which is called the Book of Names, begins with again listing the names of the twelve tribes. Explore the importance and influence of a name, and other intriguing curios on Jewish names. For example, why don’t we find reference to anyone being named Gad and Asher – names from the twelve tribes – throughout the entire Talmudic era?   "Judaism His unsparing thesis is a radical challenge to Judaism's claims to Biblical provenance and probity. "Judaism Discovered" differs from virtually all the writing on this subject which has preceded it in the past hundred years/5(21).

    18 Little Known Facts To Challenge Your Views About Religion. Judaism Evolved from a Polytheistic Religion. however, that when new religious texts are discovered we should dismiss them as historical curiosities or should we examine them against our current beliefs? One good example of a text that warrants study is the Gospel of Judas, a. The main aim of the book is to provide an accurate survey of the religious character of Judaism, describing the most important practices, literature, institutions, values and beliefs. It will attempt as much as is possible to present religious topics as they emerge from authentic Jewish documents, rather than imposing foreign theological or.


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