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Author Wright, Melanie Jane, 1970-

Title Studying Judaism : the critical issues / Melanie J. Wright.

Publication Info. London ; New York : Continuum, [2012]


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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 216 pages) : illustrations.
Series Studying world religions
Studying world religions.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- What is Judaism? -- Authority -- Worship, festivals and mysticism -- Beliefs -- Gender -- Politics -- Culture -- Memory -- Jews and others -- Jewish futures.
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Summary This volume in the Studying World Religions series is an essential guide to the study of Judaism. Clearly structured to cover all the major areas of study, including historical foundations, scripture, worship, society, material culture, thought and ethics, this is the ideal study aid for those approaching Judaism for the first time. Studying Judaism offers readers the chance to engage with a religious tradition as a diverse, living phenomenon. Its approach is 'critical' in two major respects: its use of the dimensional approach to the study of religions as an interpretive framework, and its fo.
Subject Judaism -- Study and teaching.
Jewish religious education -- Philosophy.
Judaism -- Case studies.
RELIGION -- Judaism -- General.
Judaism -- Study and teaching. (OCoLC)fst00984412
Other Form: Print version: Wright, Melanie Jane, 1970- Studying Judaism. London ; New York : Continuum, ©2012 9780826497192 (DLC) 2011033307 (OCoLC)746712296
ISBN 9781472538888 (electronic bk.)
1472538889 (electronic bk.)
9781623561970 (electronic bk.)
1623561973 (electronic bk.)
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