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Understanding Judaism

Wright, Melanie (2003). Understanding Judaism. Cambridge, UK: Orchard Academic.

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A study of Judaism which draws on cultural studies, selecting on texts, practices and objects that allow for the exploration of everyday life rather than concentrating exclusively on artefacts deemed to be of aesthetic or intellectual excellence. Chapter headings: Preface and apologia; What is Judaism?; Jewish law; Jewish diversity; Common ground; Jewish/non-Jewish relations; Judaism and Jewish continuity; Afterword: Who is a Jew?

Item Type: Authored Book
ISBN: 1-903283-03-5, 978-1-903283-03-5
Keywords: Judaism; Jewish identity; Jewish diversity; Jewish/non-Jewish relations; religion - Judaism
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 8865
Depositing User: Melanie Wright
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:04
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