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guide to the study and practice of Judaism

Micha Falk Oppenheim

guide to the study and practice of Judaism

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by Micha Falk Oppenheim

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Published by Yavneh in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- Bibliography.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6370 .O65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4585497M
    LC Control Number77189499

      This volume in the Studying World Religions series is an essential guide to the study of Judaism. Clearly structured to cover all the major areas of study, including historical foundations, scripture, worship, society, material culture, thought and ethics, this is the ideal study aid for those approaching Judaism for the first time.. Studying Judaism offers readers .   Shalom. I am a person who hobbies include studying religions, and I am fascinated by Judaism, as it captures me in its air of wonder. I have studied Islam, and for the Talib al-Ilm, or student of knowledge, one will study each science from the sciences of religion starting with the basic books, and then rising to the higher books.

    Practice: The study of Jewish rituals, observances, culture and politics, foodways, and learning. This sub-area, ethnographically and historically based, focuses on how the practices of Judaism are transmitted, experienced, transformed and regularized.   Published by the Conservative movement, "A Guide to Jewish Religious Practice" is the answer for most American Jews. It is based firmly upon previous works, including the Mishneh Torah, Shulkhan Arukh, and later rulings by Conservative and Orthodox authorities.5/5(3).

    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, practices, . written word, dissemination, and reception have enriched the study of ear-lier periods.1 The coming of the Internet and electronic books has increased the saliency and frequency of such discussions. Recent years have seen increas-ing discussion about fundamental changes in the nature of the “book” and of reading Size: 1MB.


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Judaism is not a homogenous religion, and embraces a number of streams and views. Today, Rabbinic Judaism is the most numerous stream, and holds that God revealed his laws and commandments to Moses. Today, the largest Jewish religious movements are Orthodox Judaism, Conservative/Masorti Judaism and Reform/Progressive Size: KB.

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