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Judaism in Modern Times : an Introduction and Reader (95 Edition)by Jacob Neusner
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This book provides an introduction to Judaism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries for all students of Judaism and world religions, and covers major movements that have been developed. Written by a leading teacher and researcher, each chapter features a clear and authoritative introduction to its subject, accompanied by a reading by a specialist in the particlular field.
About the Author
Jacob Neusner is Distinguished Research Professor of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University, and Member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. He has published more than 500 books on Judaism and holds sixteen honorary degrees and academic medals.
Table of Contents
Letter to the Student.
Introduction: What do we mean by "Judaism" And By "Modern Times"?.
Part I: The Nineteenth Century: .
1. The Challenge of the Secular
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