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Introduction to Judaism

A Source Book

by Lias A. Edwards

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by URJ Press, Behrman House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Judaism,
  • Religion

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited and compiled by Stephen J. Edwards and Lydia Kukoff with Lisa Edwards, Marjorie Slome, and Hara Person
    ContributionsLydia Kukoff (Editor), Marjorie Slome (Editor), Hara Person (Editor), Stephen J. Einstein (Editor), Lisa A. Edwards (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages442
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7946501M
    ISBN 10080740649X
    ISBN 109780807406496

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Geller’s analysis of the Book of Job captures the core problem in Judaism: the tension between the belief that God created the world and the belief that God revealed His Will to Israel in the.

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