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eBook Chapters on Jewish Literature ePub

by Israel Abrahams

  • ISBN: 1444450662
  • Category: Literary
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Israel Abrahams
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: ValdeBooks (October 19, 2009)
  • Pages: 136
  • ePub book: 1427 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1101 kb
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  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 136

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Israel Abrahams Chapters on Jewish Literature. This consideration has in part determined also the method of the book. In presenting an outline of Jewish literature three plans are possible. One can divide the subject according to Periods

Israel Abrahams Chapters on Jewish Literature. These twenty-five short chapters on Jewish Literature open with the fall of Jerusalem in the year 70 of the current era, and end with the death of Moses Mendelssohn in 1786. Thus the period covered extends over more than seventeen centuries. One can divide the subject according to Periods. Starting with the Rabbinic Age and closing with the activity of the earlier Gaonim, or Persian Rabbis, the First Period would carry us to the eighth or the ninth century.

Chapters on Jewish Literature - Israel Abrahams. Project Gutenberg's Chapters on Jewish Literature, by Israel Abrahams. This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with. almost no restrictions whatsoever. Yet, long as this period is, it is too brief.

Chapters on Jewish Literature Текст. Автор:Israel Abrahams. Under the more tolerant rulers of Babylonia or Persia, Jewish learning found a refuge from the harshness experienced under those of the Holy Land. So, too, Abbahu, who lived in Palestine a little later on, frequented the society of cultivated Romans, and had his family taught Greek.

Israel Abrahams (b. London, November 26, 1858; d. Cambridge, October 6, 1925) was one of the most distinguished Jewish scholars of his generation. He wrote a number of classics on Judaism, most notably, Jewish Life in the Middle Ages (1896).

Chapters and verses of the Bible - The Bible is a compilation of many shorter books written at different times and later assembled into the Biblical canon

What the term Jewish literature encompasses, however, demands definition, since Jews have lived in so many countries and hav. Encyclopedia of Judaism. Chapters and verses of the Bible - The Bible is a compilation of many shorter books written at different times and later assembled into the Biblical canon.

Israel Abrahams, MA (honoris causa) (b. He was educated at Jews' College, where his father Barnett Abrahams served as principal, and at University College, London. In 1881, he received the degree of MA from the University of London

Chapters on jewish literature. by. Israel abrahams, . Chapters on jewish literature. Chapter I. The "Vineyard" at jamnia.

Chapters on jewish literature. Author of "Jewish Life in the Middle Ages". The jewish publication society of america. The Lord Baltimore Press.

Excerpt from book: CHAPTER VII The . .ew-hebrew Piyut Kalirian and Spanish Piyutim (Poems). As a mere literary form, Rabbinic Hebrew retained a strong hold on the Jews; as a vehicle of devotional feeling, Hebrew reigned supreme

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Comments

Akinozuru Akinozuru
I want to explain that I did not give 5 stars to this excellent collection mainly because it was dealing with the holy writings of Judaism, and while respectful of their source, I did not like them being called "literature". I was expecting something quite different, such as the actual writings of Josephus, and less discussion on the "literature". (No, Josephus is not a holy writing, but the Mishnah and the Gemara are, as well as the FIve Books of Moses.) To millions of Jewish people, this is not just literature, but living exegesis of how to live one's life TODAY. It is studied and is alive with relevance to life in this day and every age. That said, it was still an interesting set of writings. I would have liked to have seen some approbations from Rabbinical sources for this work, or for the author. Luckily, I am certain of my heritage and know that this is not just plain literature (most of it) and so find nothing wrong with it in that sense. I would not give this to a Jewish person who is just becoming religious because it does not present the information as Orthodox Judaism sees it. WHen someone is further along in their beliefs, they would be able to discern the errors in presenting much of the material as "literature". Since one of my grandsons is turning 21, and is studying to be a Rabbi, I read the book before giving it to him. I feel that with his strong background and his knowledge, he will be able to see the writings as I did, without it swaying him to believe something that is not in line with Orthodoxy. It's a fine, well written book with reasonable sources, however, most are not Orthodox sources. Thus, I wrote my grandson a letter to go along with the book, telling him of its characteristics, and my belief that he was certainly knowledgeable enough to sort the wheat from the chaff. It's a very interesting book which I do recommend with caution for the reasons cited.
Tori Texer Tori Texer
Great literature for those who learn for Jewish literature, seeing in the light of early first century with a lens of modern.
Kendis Kendis
You have to have a lot of time. I had trouble keeping my interest. I had to read other books in the meantime or I would get bored