Judaism

Judaism

A Very Short Introduction

Book - 2000
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Oxford University Press
Norman Solomon's succinct book is an ideal introduction to Judaism as a religion and way of life. In addition to surveying the nature and development of Judaism, this Very Short Introduction outlines the basics of practical Judaism -- its festivals, prayers, customs, and various sects. Modern concerns and debates of the Jewish people are also addressed, such as the impact of the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, the status of women, and medical and commercial ethics.
About the Series: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics. Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam

Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780192853905
0192853902
Branch Call Number: 296 SOLOM
Characteristics: 160 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Notes: Originally published: 1996

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