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formation of Judaism

Jacob Neusner

formation of Judaism

in retrospect and prospect

by Jacob Neusner

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Published by Scholars Press in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- History -- Talmudic period, 10-425.,
  • Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism -- Book reviews.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Jacob Neusner.
    SeriesSouth Florida studies in the history of Judaism ;, no. 19, South Florida studies in the history of Judaism ;, 19
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM177 .N4718 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 259 p. ;
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1866778M
    ISBN 101555405738
    LC Control Number90024910

    This release from Egypt is believed to have taken place about the 13th century bc, and the period of the Exodus, as it is called, was an important step in the formation of Judaism. As revealed in the Bible, it was during this period that the Ten Commandments, one of the most important religious codes in history, was sent to the Israelites by God. the early Jewish movement known as the _____ became virtually the ruling party within Judaism after the destruction of the temple in 70 C.E Pharisees the early jewish movement known as the _____ has most frequently been associated by scholars with the writting of the dead sea scrolls.

      The Formation of Christianity in Antioch By: Magnus Zetterholm Kings College London - Book Overview One of the major puzzles of Western civilization is how early 2nd century Christianity was transformed into a non-Jewish, Gentile religion, when Christianity began as one of many Jewish factions in the diverse Judaism of the period. A tenet of rabbinic Judaism that separated it from other forms of Judaism was the rabbinic belief that prophecy or divine revelation/intervention in history ceased in the Persian period. Adaptability and stability must balance each other for the canonical process to be effective.

    26 - The formation and character of the Jerusalem Talmud By Leib Moscovitz, Department of Talmud, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan Edited by Steven T. Katz, Boston University. Tell others about this book. About Colonial Education and Class Formation in Early Judaism. History reveals that colonizers effectively made use of education as a device to propagate their cultural values, ethos and lifestyle among the colonized. Hellenistic Education and Early Judaism Chapter 6.


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