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Defining Judaism

Aaron W. Hughes

Defining Judaism

a reader

by Aaron W. Hughes

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Published by Equinox in London, Oakville, CT .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Aaron W. Hughes
SeriesCritical categories in the study of religion
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBM40 .D44 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 294 p. ;
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24418698M
ISBN 109781845536084, 9781845536091
LC Control Number2009022376


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'Defining Judaism' illustrates the range of theoretical and practical issues required for comparative and historical study of the faith.

The texts range from historical attempts to define individual 'Jews' to imagining Judaism as a religion like other religions, to modern and post-modern attempts to decentre these earlier definitions.

'Defining Judaism' illustrates the range of theoretical and practical issues required for comparative and historical study of the faith.

The texts range from historical attempts to define individual 'Jews' to imagining Judaism as a religion like other religions, to modern and post-modern attempts to decentre these earlier : Aaron W.

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'Defining Judaism' illustrates the range of theoretical and practical issues required for comparative and historical study of the faith. The texts range from historical attempts to define individual 'Jews' to imagining Judaism as a religion like other religions, to modern and post-modern attempts to decentre these earlier : Aaron W.

Hughes. 'Defining Judaism' illustrates the range of theoretical and practical issues required for comparative and historical study of the faith. The texts range from historical attempts to define individual 'Jews' to imagining Judaism as a religion like other religions, to modern and post-modern attempts to decentre these earlier : Taylor And Francis.

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