Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers

Intellectual Foundations of Judaism

Book - 2005
Rate this:
Neusner explains, "Two world religions emerged from antiquity. Each one in its way realized a universal vision of humanity in God's image, after God's likeness. Both spoke of a Messiah, a kingdom of priests, and a holy nation. Both held as God's word the holy Scriptures of ancient Israel. They shared fundamental theological and ethical teachings... Everybody knows about Christianity. A great many people want to know more about the other, and for them, I wrote this book." Book jacket.
Drawing on forty years' experience as guest lecturer in the classrooms of Roman Catholic and Protestant colleges and seminaries around the world, Professor Neusner responds to the frequently asked questions he's received-and adds a few that he wishes people would ask.
Can someone ever stop being a Jew? How is suffering part of God's plan? When will the Messiah come? How is death overcome? Did rabbinic Judaism look down on, or subjugate, women? What kinds of actions does God really admire? Here, these and 200 other questions are ably answered by a respected Jewish scholar.
Publisher: Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson, c2005
ISBN: 1565638654 (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 296.1206 NEU
Characteristics: xxvi, 254 p. ; 22 cm

Related Resources


Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at KCLS

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top