Messianic Judaism: A Critical Anthology

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Bloomsbury, 2000 - Religion - 248 pages
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Who are the Messianic Jews? What do they believe and practice? What is the Jewish community's reaction to the development of Messianic Judaism? In this pioneering study, Dan Cohn-Sherbok traces the development of the Messianic movement from ancient times to its transformation after World War II. Focusing on the nature of the movement today, the volume continues with a detailed examination of Messianic practices, and the place of Messianic Judaism within the contemporary Jewish community.

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Review: Messianic Judaism: The First Study of Messianic Judaism by a Non-Adherent

User Review  - Northern Messianic - Christianbook.com

I highly recommend this book. It is exhaustive both in tracing the history of the movement as well as outlining its unique attributes.This is a scholarly book; it is not intended to be read casually. So, if you really want to get an academically-solid overview of MJ, buy this book. Read full review

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User Review  - Elizabeth Bolden - Goodreads

The sections on the history of the movement and it's critics were interesting but I found the section on Messianic Jewish practices to be a little boring in some instances. Read full review

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Rabbi Professor Dan Cohn-Sherbok has a Ph.D. in theology from Cambridge University, UK, and an honorary doctorate in divinity from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, USA. He is currently Emeritus Professor of Judaism, University of Wales: Honorary Professor, University of Aberstwyth: Visiting Professor at St Mary's University College and York St John University; and Visiting Research Fellow at Heythrop College, University of London. He has written numerous books, including The Paradox of Anti-Semitism, Dictionary of Jewish Biography, Atlas of Jewish History, Modern Judaism and Judaism Today.

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