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Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion By Louis Jacobs

Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion
by Louis Jacobs

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This guide to Judaism contains information on every aspect of Jewish belief and practice, both ancient and modern. From Maimonides to Methuselah, Kabbalah to Kibbutz, it provides an source of information for anyone wanting to learn more about the rich and diverse heritage of the Jewish religion.
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Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion by Louis Jacobs

This guide to Judaism contains information on every aspect of Jewish belief and practice, both ancient and modern. From Maimonides to Methuselah, Kabbalah to Kibbutz, Louis Jacobs provides a source of information for anyone wanting to learn more about the rich and diverse heritage of the Jewish religion. Entries range from personalities in the Bible to present-day Jewish thinkers and writers, and topics include customs, traditions and Jewish ideas on subjects as diverse as dance, vegetarianism and eternity. All Hebrew terms are fully explained in non-technical language and appendices include a bibliography, the Jewish calendar and a chronology.

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"With eloquent lucidity, Jacobs explains even the most complex and abstruse aspects of Judaism....This whole volume is infused with a passion and fulfills the author's guiding principle, to present our religion as the challenging, relevant, sublime faith it is."--Times Literary Supplement


"With eloquent lucidity, Jacobs explains even the most complex and abstruse aspects of Judaism....This whole volume is infused with a passion and fulfills the author's guiding principle, to present our religion as the challenging, relevant, sublime faith it is."--Times Literary Supplement

"With eloquent lucidity, Jacobs explains even the most complex and abstruse aspects of Judaism....This whole volume is infused with a passion and fulfills the author's guiding principle, to present our religion as the challenging, relevant, sublime faith it is."--Times Literary Supplement


"With eloquent lucidity, Jacobs explains even the most complex and abstruse aspects of Judaism....This whole volume is infused with a passion and fulfills the author's guiding principle, to present our religion as the challenging, relevant, sublime faith it is."--Times Literary Supplement


About Louis Jacobs



Dr. Louis Jacobs is Rabbi at the New London Synagogue, Goldsmid Visiting Professor at University College London, and Visiting Professor at Lancaster University.

Table of Contents


PREFACE, CONCISE COMPANION, REFERENCE WORKS, THE JEWISH CALENDAR, CHRONOLOGY

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GOR002638311
Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion by Louis Jacobs
Louis Jacobs
Oxford Paperback Reference
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1999-06-03
416
0192800884
9780192800886
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