These are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life

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Jewish Lights, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 271 pages
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Arthur Green's new book explores 120 Hebrew words at the heart of Judaism, giving each word life and purpose for our modern lives. Green not only defines each word, but discusses its significance in Jewish history, worship, and mysticism; how each word's meaning has changed from ancient times to today, and how modern influences are still changing these meanings.

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Arthur Green does a good job of putting some of the more important words and concepts of Judaism before Jews and non-Jews alike. You don't need any prior knowledge to benefit and enjoy this work. The ... Read full review

These Are the Words: A Vocabulary of Jewish Spiritual Life

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This book attempts to explain some of the most essential ideas, concepts, and terms that form a basic vocabulary of Judaism and Jewish identity. In readable, entertaining prose, Green (Jewish thought ... Read full review

Contents

YHWH
3
Adonai
5
Atah
7
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Arthur Green is the Philip W. Lown Professor of Jewish Thought at Brandeis University. A historian of Judaism and also a theologian, Professor Green is the author of a number of works on Jewish mysticism and Jewish spirituality.

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