Reading Jewish Religious Texts

Reading Jewish Religious Texts

Book - 2012
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Reading Jewish Religious Texts introduces students to a range of significant post-biblical Jewish writing. It covers diverse genres such as prayer and liturgical poetry, biblical interpretation, religious law, philosophy, mysticism and works of ethical instruction. Each text is newly translated into English and accompanied by a detailed explanation to help clarify the concepts and arguments. The commentary also situates the work within its broader historical and ideological context, giving readers an enhanced appreciation of its place in the Jewish religious experience. This volume includes a comprehensive timeline, glossary and bibliography.

Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2012.
ISBN: 9780415588225
0415588227
9780415588218
0415588219
Branch Call Number: 296.1 Segal 06/2012
Characteristics: vi, 229 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.

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