101 Things Everyone Should Know About Judaism: Beliefs, Practices, Customs, And Traditions - James B. Wiggins, Richard D Bank

101 Things Everyone Should Know About Judaism: Beliefs, Practices, Customs, And Traditions

101 Things Everyone Should Know About Judaism: Beliefs, Practices, Customs, And Traditions

1.2 5 5 Author: James B. Wiggins, Richard D Bank
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What's the difference between Reform and Orthodox Judaism? What does it mean to keep kosher? And what are mizvot? Compact and comprehensive, 101 Things Everyone Should Know about Judaism touches on all these basics and more. You'll learn all you need to know about this ancient religion and culture - from the significance of the Torah and Talmud, to the importance of holidays and the meaning of religious objects and symbols. You'll also find out about:Major Biblical events that have shaped Jewish history and traditionJudaism's concept of God, the soul, and the afterlifeThe structure of Jewish liturgy and prayer servicesThe Ten Statements, and other Jewish lawsPractices associated with life milestonesLanguage, literature, food, and other cultural elementsThoughtful and engaging, this portable volume packs in a wealth of fascinating, detailed information that is sure to leave you with a deepened appreciation for this rich tradition.
Language: English Category: Religion & Spirituality Translator:

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Publisher: Adams Media
Published: 2005-06-01
ISBN: 9781440518645
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