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The Jews, their history, culture, and religion

The Jews, their history, culture, and religion

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Published by Jewish Publication Society of America in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- History,
  • Judaism -- History,
  • Jewish literature -- History and criticism,
  • Civilization -- Jewish influences

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Louis Finkelstein.
    SeriesThe Gitelson library
    ContributionsFinkelstein, Louis, 1895-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS102.4 .F5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v. (xxxiii, 1431 p.) :
    Number of Pages1431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6067428M
    LC Control Number50005213
    OCLC/WorldCa1187612

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    Judaism (originally from Hebrew יהודה, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is an ethnic religion comprising the collective religious, cultural and legal tradition and civilization of the Jewish people. Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel. It encompasses a wide body of texts, practices, theological.   The idea that guilt and Judaism are closely interlinked has a long historical legacy. After discussing recent work on anthropology and emotion focusing on shame and guilt, we examine three theories purporting to account for this link: psychoanalytic, theological, and guilt as a cultural stereotype particularly the notion of the Jewish by: 3.


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