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3. Constructing Judaism and Christianity (70 ce–1054 ce)

3. Constructing Judaism and Christianity (70 ce–1054 ce)  

Charles L. Cohen

in The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

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“Constructing Judaism and Christianity (70 CE–1054 CE)” looks at how as Christians felt they now had to work to put form to their religion and its institutions, Jews were faced with the ... More
Epilogue

Epilogue  

Charles L. Cohen

in The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

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The epilogue critiques this proposition by examining two of the ways in which Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have historically colored their adherents’ experiences: as individuals who may ... More
4. IslamReligion, politics, and the state (600–1258)

4. Islam: Religion, politics, and the state (600–1258)  

Charles L. Cohen

in The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

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“Islam” looks at the origins of this religion. Islam arose in an area contested by empires and populated by diverse religious groups. Muhammad’s revelations, recorded in the Quran, drew ... More
1. The Jewish matrix (1200 bce–70 ce)

1. The Jewish matrix (1200 bce–70 ce)  

Charles L. Cohen

in The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

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“The Jewish matrix (1200 BCE–70 CE)” outlines the period from 1200 BCE to 70 CE, describing the importance of the Tanakh, which preserves and interprets the historical, cultural, and ... More
2. Jews, Gentiles, and Christians (200 bce–200 ce)

2. Jews, Gentiles, and Christians (200 bce–200 ce)  

Charles L. Cohen

in The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

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“Jews, Gentiles, and Christians (200 BCE–200 CE)” describes the period from 200 bce to 200 ce, when Christianity arose within the context of Second Temple Judaism. Jesus of Nazareth may be ... More
5. Medieval interactions (700–1500)

5. Medieval interactions (700–1500)  

Charles L. Cohen

in The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

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“Medieval interactions (700–1500)” considers the relationships among Jews, Christians, and Muslims between 700 and 1500 ce. Islam’s close association with the state influenced the ... More
7. Modern encounters (1500–2010)

7. Modern encounters (1500–2010)  

Charles L. Cohen

in The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

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“Modern encounters (1500–2010)” considers what happened after 1500 as Christianity became the preeminent religion in many of the world’s most powerful nations. This new power facilitated ... More
Preface

Preface  

Charles L. Cohen

in The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

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Abraham is a figure from antiquity; stories about the putative discoverer of the One God contain material that may date from the third millennium bce. His name entered Old English from ... More
6. Reform and Enlightenment (1500–1900)

6. Reform and Enlightenment (1500–1900)  

Charles L. Cohen

in The Abrahamic Religions: A Very Short Introduction

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“Reform and Enlightenment (1500–1900)” begins in the year 1500 as Judaism, Christianity, and Islam started to define themselves within spaces shaped by the global expansion of the, mostly ... More

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