The Emergence of Judaism

The Emergence of Judaism

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This brief survey text tells the story of Judaism. Through the lens of modern biblical scholarship, Christine Elizabeth Hayes explores the shifting cultural contexts-the Babylonian exile, the Roman Empire, the Byzantine period, the rise of Christianity-that affected Jewish thought and practice, and laid the groundwork for the Talmudic era and its modern legacy. Thematic chapters explore the evolution of Judaism through its beginnings in biblical monotheism, the Second Temple Period in Palestine, the interaction of Hellenism and Judaism, the spread of rabbinic authority, and the essence of ethno-religious Jewish identity.Classical Traditions in Contemporary Perspective Christine Elizabeth Hayes. Hammer ... Entering Jewish Prayer: A Guide to Personal Devotion and the Worship Service. ... An outline of Judaisma#39;s basic beliefs by a distinguished scholar.

Title:The Emergence of Judaism
Author:Christine Elizabeth Hayes
Publisher:Fortress Press - 2010-10-01


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