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Facets of medieval Judaism.

Facets of medieval Judaism.

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Judah, ha-Levi, 12th cent.,
    • Civilization, Medieval -- Jewish influences.,
    • Jews -- India.,
    • Jewish law -- History.,
    • Law, Frankish -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNew introd. by Seymour Siegel.
      SeriesThe Jewish people: history, religion, literature
      ContributionsAmerican Academy for Jewish Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS124 .F3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48, 137-177, 205-224, 47-96 p.
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5411382M
      ISBN 100405052626
      LC Control Number73002196

      The modern Jewish Bible, as distinct from the premodern Jewish Bible, and as distinct from the larger world of Bible studies, is the product of many factors, three of which will be discussed here. First, the Jewish encounter with Bible scholarship from the 18th–20th centuries was marked by an initial commitment to the Hebrew Masoretic text.   While there are always potential pitfalls in making historical comparisons, in the wake of the Holocaust the Middle Ages have nevertheless served as a useful hermeneutic in the struggle to find a precedent for a historical and ideological process that seemed thoroughly if such associations operate as powerful engines for prompting historians’ continued reflections on the Cited by: 1.

      The material for this book has been collected over a period of many years. The decision to write it in its present form, and to publish it first in English, was made during my stay in Manchester at the Institute of Jewish Studies where I served as guest lecturer during the academic year Medieval Sourcebook: Converts to Judaism: France and Germany Jewish History Sourcebook: The Charter of the Jews of the Duchy of Austria July 1, CE Jewish History Sourcebook: An Oath Taken by Jews Frankfort on the Main, about CE.

      Students will gain an understanding of how Judaism is lived by its adherents and the historical and geographical diversity of Jewish beliefs and practices. The book has a clear and accessible structure. Part One presents the historical context of Judaism, from the Biblical era, through the Medieval period and on to modern Judaism.   Long ago, early encounters with Islam influenced the later development of modern Judaism. Truth to tell, I don’t know why Medieval Islamic civilization fell .


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