A Short Reader in Judaism

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Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok, Dan Cohn-Sherbok
Oneworld Publications, 1996 - Religion - 191 pages
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This volume draws together a collection of original source material. These texts provide an introduction to both the literary history and the development of the Jewish faith, charting the main events, movements and thoughts from the time of Abraham and the ancient Middle East to the present day.

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Contents

Preface
9
The Pentateuch
23
From Conquest to Exile
36
Copyright

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Cohn-Sherbok is a writer and teacher specializing in Judaism and Jewish issues.

Rabbi Dan Cohn-Sherbok has a Ph.D. in philosophy from Cambridge University (UK) and an honorary doctorate in divinity from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He has written numerous books, including The Blackwell Dictionary of Judaica and Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers. He is currently Professor of Judaism at the University of Wales, Lampeter, Wales. Previous books include The Crucified Jew: Twenty Centuries of Christian Anti-Semitism and God and the Holocaust.

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