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Author Finkelstein, Louis, 1895-1991, editor.

Title The Jews; their history, culture, and religion.

Publication Info. New York : Harper [1949]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  296 F499J  V.1    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  296 F499J  V.2    Check Shelf
Edition [First edition].
Description 2 volumes (xxxiii, 1431 pages) plates, portraits, maps (part color) facsimile, music. 25 cm
Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS -- The history of Judaism and the Jews -- The biblical period / William foxwell Albright -- The historical foundations of post biblical Judaism / Elias J. Bickerman -- The period of the Talmud / Judah Goldin -- The European age in Jewish history -- The Jews of western Europe / Cecil Roth -- The problem of European Jewry / Arieh Tartakower -- The American Jewish chronicle / Anita Libman Lebeson -- Jewish religious life and institutions in America / Moshe Davis -- The role of Judaism in civilization -- The Bible as a cultural monument / Robert Gordis -- The influence of Jewish law on the development of the common law / Jacob J. Rabinowitz -- On medieval Hebrew poetry / Shalom Spiegel -- The modern renaissance of Hebrew literature / Hillel Bavli -- The mystical element in Judaism / Abraham J. Heschel -- Judaism and world philosophy -- The contribution of Judaism to world ethics / Mordecai M. Kaplan -- Judaism and social welfare / Israel S. Chipkin -- Hellenistic Jewish literature / Ralph Marcus -- Judeo-arabic literature / Abraham S. Halkin -- Israel in Iran / Walter J. Fischel -- Yiddish literature / Yudel mark -- The role of education in Jewish history / Julius B. Maller -- Jewish educational institutions / Simon Greenberg -- The Jewish contribution in music / Eric Werner -- Judaism and art / Rachel Wischnitzer -- The contribution of Jews to medicine / Arturo Castiglioni -- Science and Judaism / Charles Singer -- Judaism and the democratic Ideal / Milton R. Konwitz -- The influence of the bible on English literature / David Daiches -- The influence of the bible on European literature / Frederick Lehner -- The sociology and demography of the Jews -- Who are the Jews? Melville J. Herskovits -- Sources of Jewish statistics / Uriah Zevi Engelman -- Jewish migrations / Jacob Lestschinsky -- The economic structure of modern Jewry / Nathan Reich -- The Jewish community / Samuel C. Kohs -- The Jewish religion -- The Jewish religion: its beliefs and practices / Louis Finkelstein.
Bibliography Bibliography at end of each chapter.
Subject Jews -- History.
Jews -- Civilization.
Jewish literature -- History and criticism.
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