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The Way of Torah: An Introduction to Judaism (Religious Life in History Series)

 
 
 
 
The Way of Torah: An Introduction to Judaism (Religious Life in History Series)
Author: Jacob Neusner
ISBN 13: 9780534516031
ISBN 10: 534516033
Edition: 7
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2003-04-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $150.95
 
 

This classic text from one of the leading Judaic scholars today, THE WAY OF THE TORAH introduces students to Judaism via a three-pronged examination of its history, its scriptures, and its practices. Neusner first defines Judaism across time, showing its changes and development. He then introduces students to the classic texts of Judaism, the Hebrew Bible, and beyond. Finally, the Torah and Judaism are presented in their living contexts. It is the only interpretive work that addresses Judaism within the context of religious studies in general as opposed to the many other texts that use an historical or scriptural approach exclusively.