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In the Jewish tradition

Judith B. Fellner

In the Jewish tradition

a year of food and festivities.

by Judith B. Fellner

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Published by Friedman/Fairfax in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination128p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17157911M

  No surprise, then, that Jewish tradition holds texts in such high regard. As poet and literary critic Adam Kirsch writes in his new book, "The People and the Books, " texts often became turning. Within this framework, the fourteen authors who contributed to Wealth and Poverty in Jewish Tradition bring a formidable array of experience and insight to uncover interconnected threads of conversation and activities that characterize Jewish thought and action.

Tradition is the Journal of Orthodox Jewish Thought published quarterly by the Rabbinical Council of America since Young focuses on the historical development and theological significance of parables in both traditions, then he examines five theological subjects that are dealt with in parables: prayer, grace, reconciliation, calling, and sovereignty. Parables, The: Jewish Tradition and Christian Interpretation - eBook () by Brad H. Young5/5(1).

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Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel.

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