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Transformations in Ancient Judaism: Textual Evidence for Creative Responses to Crisis

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The Judaism that is defined by its canonical writings (the Hebrew Bible, Mishnah, Talmuds, and Midrash) tells the story of how hope overcomes despair. Neusner explores the way rabbinic Judaism has responded to social, cultural, and political crises by rethinking historical, received paradigms of piety and practice--and finding in them relevant, useful truth for the current situation. When faced with acute and catastrophic events, the Rabbinic sages explored anew the received paradigms and truth of their faith and ...

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080104734X

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9780801047343

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Transformations in Ancient Judaism: Textual Evidence for Creative Responses to Crisis
2016, Hendrickson Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781619707399

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Transformations in Ancient Judaism: Textual Evidence for Creative Responses to Crisis
2005, Hendrickson Publishers Inc, Peabody

ISBN-13: 9781565637054

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Transformations in Ancient Judaism: Textual Evidence for Creative Responses to Crisis
2004, Hendrickson Publishers, Ada, MI

ISBN-13: 9780801047343

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