1 edition of Philosophy: Basic Judaism (Home Study Program Ser . : No. 601) found in the catalog.
Philosophy: Basic Judaism (Home Study Program Ser . : No. 601)
by United Synagogue Book Service
Written in English
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There are probably better books to introduce you to the basics of Judaism, and if there aren't there should be. A lot of the language was overly fancy - ostentatious and unnecessary elongated the way a university student might to try and impress their assessors and increase the word count/5.
Books; Prayer Corner; Comparative Theology & Philosophy. Description; Additional Information; Reviews (0) Product Description. Basic Judaism Author: Steinberg, Milton Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers.
Additional Information. Weight: lbs: Reviews. There are no reviews yet. Be the first to review “Basic Judaism” Cancel Price: $ Jewish Philosophy refers to philosophical inquiry informed by the texts, traditions and experiences of Judaism (as opposed to just any philosophical writings which happened to be written by Jews).
Judaism (in Hebrew: Yahadut) is the religion, philosophy and way of life of the Jewish people. Judaism is a monotheistic religion, with its main inspiration being based on or found in the Tanakh which has been explored in later texts, such as the Size: KB. If the basic view that’s accepted in universities is that what’s in the Hebrew Bible just isn’t worth taking seriously—that it’s not worthy of being studied sympathetically and with respect like other classic works of philosophy or political thought, then that’s pretty much what educated everywhere are Cited by: HANDBOOK OF RELIGIOUS BELIEFS AND PRACTICES.
Judaism History/Background Judaism is the religion of the Jews. There are an estimated million Jews in the world, approximately million in the United States, million in Israel and the remainder dispersed throughout the world, many of them in Eastern Size: KB.
The Sages, their Concepts and Beliefs, ).), incl. bibl.; H.A. Wolfson, Philo Foundations of Religious Philosophy in Judaism, Christianity and Islam (); idem, The Philosophy of the Church Fathers, vol. 1 (; 2); idem, Religious Philosophy (); idem, The Philosophy of Spinoza (); idem, The Philosophy of the Kalam ( The Torah is the most important holy book of Judaism.
The laws and teachings of Judaism come from the Torah, the first five books of the Hebrew Bible and oral traditions. Some of these were first oral traditions and later written in the Mishnah, the Talmud, and other works. Both Christianity and Islam are similar to Judaism. Basic Judaism, Milton Steinberg, Harvest Books (Paperback) A concise discussion of Jewish belief, presenting and contrasting the traditional and modern perspectives.
It discusses Torah, G-d, life, the Jewish people and our relation to the other nations, Jewish practice, Jewish law, and the World to Come. JUDAISM LIKE OTHER SYSTEMS some of the moral norms of Judaism are identical to those of many other traditions— norms, for example, requiring aid to the needy and prohibiting murder and theft.
Jewish ethics uses many resources, as do other religions and secular systems, to know the good, teach it, and motivate people to do the good. One of the big highlights of last weekend’s Defending the Faith Conference was meeting Dr. Peter Kreeft. I got to share many conversations with the wise, witty, and wondrous philosopher.
We discussed everything from C.S. Lewis and surfing, to atheists, J.R.R. Tolkien, Jewish mystics, and of course books. While discussing our current reads, I mentioned Peter Kreeft’s Recommended.
Jewish Books: 18 Essential Texts Every Jew Should Read Jews are known as the "People of the Book" for good reason. The Torah, otherwise known as the Hebrew Bible, has inspired debate and sparked imaginations for thousands of years, and the Talmud is itself an imaginative compendium of Jewish legal debate.
The other Holy Book for the Jewish religion is the Talmud which includes the Mishnah, which means "repetition" or "study" and the Gemara, which means "addition" or "completion." As society changed, the Jews found that the Torah needed to be updated from its original agricultural emphasis.
Those changes became part of the Mishnah. Books by Corliss Lamont. The Philosophy of Humanism, Eighth Edition, (posthumous) Lover’s Credo: Poems of Love, The Illusion of Immortality, Fifth Edition, Freedom of Choice Affirmed, Third Edition, Freedom Is as Freedom Does: Civil Liberties in America, Fourth Edition, Yes To Life: Memoirs of Corliss Lamont, The Jewish sacred text is called the Tanakh or the “Hebrew Bible.” It includes the same books as the Old Testament in the Christian Bible, but they’re placed in a slightly different order.
The. Judaism - Judaism - The Judaic tradition: A paradigmatic statement is made in the narrative that begins with Genesis and ends with Joshua. In the early chapters of Genesis, the divine is described as the creator of humankind and the entire natural order.
In the stories of Eden, the Flood, and the Tower of Babel, humans are recognized as rebellious and disobedient. Philosophers associated with Reform and Progressive Judaism Rachel Adler (American rabbi, author and Feminist philosopher) Leo Baeck (leader in German Liberal Judaism) Eugene Borowitz (leader in American Reform Judaism) Emil Fackenheim (German-Canadian-Israeli philosopher) Avigdor Chaim Gold.
Levinas's teaching reveals ethics to be the first philosophy: his call to responsibility henceforth obliges thought to refer not to the true but to the good. In assuming this colossal responsibility, Levinas has changed the course of contemporary philosophy.
The Levinas Reader is the most comprehensive introduction to Levinas's. Ancient Religious Texts The Hebrew Bible. What follows is a listing of the books of the Hebrew Bible, by Jewish canon order, as codified by the Sanhedrin at the Council of Yavne in the year 90 c.e./ canon order differs significantly from the.
Tanya, the magnum opus of the founder of Chabad-Lubavitch Chasidism, is indispensable to understanding the philosophy of the Chasidic movement and the essence of the Jewish soul. It unifies Kabbalah and Talmud to explain the "mechanics" of Creation, the infinitude of G-d, and the structure of the human personality.
The Origins of European Thought about the Body, the Mind, the Soul, the World, Time, and Fate: New Interpretations of Greek, Roman and kindred evidence, also of some basic Jewish and Christian beliefs. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Second Edition.
Hardcover. Large .His basic thesis in his most famous work, After Auschwitz: History, Theology, and Contemporary Judaism () is that the Jewish conception of God must change in the post-Holocaust era.
According to Rubenstein, Jews can no longer believe in an all-powerful, all-good, and omnipotent God; the contradiction inherent in such a God allowing the Holocaust to occur is too great.Philosophy is the study of wisdom, and can emerge in our conversations in social media, in school, around the family dinner table, and even in the car.
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