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3. How did Judaism develop?

3. How did Judaism develop?  

Norman Solomon

in Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
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9780191780035
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10.1093/actrade/9780199687350.003.0004
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It is interesting that a people subjected to so much harassment, persecution, denial, and exile managed to produce a culture of great vitality. ‘How did Judaism develop?’ examines the ... More
7. Spinoza's legacy

7. Spinoza's legacy  

Roger Scruton

in Spinoza: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775758
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803160.003.0007
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Spinoza's metaphysics states that reality corresponds to our adequate ideas, and concludes that we may have the same ‘absolute’ view of nature that we have of mathematics. ‘Spinoza's ... More
4. Politics

4. Politics  

David N. Myers

in Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2017
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May 2017
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9780190660345
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10.1093/actrade/9780199730988.003.0004
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Jews have been political animals throughout their history, using their powers of discernment to frame a strong sense of communal identity. They also have demonstrated the ability to ... More
2. Modern Jewish nationalism, 1872–1897

2. Modern Jewish nationalism, 1872–1897  

Michael Stanislawski

in Zionism: A Very Short Introduction

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Dec 2016
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Dec 2016
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9780190625207
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10.1093/actrade/9780199766048.003.0002
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9780199766048
The true historical invention of modern Jewish nationalism was the result of an internal development within the Jewish Enlightenment movement known as the Haskalah. The Haskalah began in ... More
3. Cultures

3. Cultures  

David N. Myers

in Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2017
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May 2017
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9780190660345
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10.1093/actrade/9780199730988.003.0003
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Even in the face of Gentile hostility, Jews have engaged in a constant process of cultural interaction with the societies in which they live. They have drawn from and reshaped the habits ... More
The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction

The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction  

John Robertson

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Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
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9780191782411
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10.1093/actrade/9780199591787.001.0001
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A foundational moment in the history of modern European thought, the Enlightenment continues to be a reference point for philosophers, scholars, and opinion-formers. Enlightenment: A Very ... More
2. Engaging with religion

2. Engaging with religion  

John Robertson

in The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
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9780191782411
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10.1093/actrade/9780199591787.003.0002
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It is widely believed that the Enlightenment was hostile to religion, but it is more complicated than that. The Enlightenment can be associated with a spectrum of attitudes towards ... More
Judaism: A Very Short Introduction

Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Norman Solomon

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Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
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9780191780035
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10.1093/actrade/9780199687350.001.0001
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9780199687350
Who are the Jews? What does the term ‘Jewish’ mean? How has Judaism developed? How will Judaism change in the future? Judaism: A Very Short Introduction outlines the basics of practical ... More
1. The Enlightenment

1. The Enlightenment  

John Robertson

in The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
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9780191782411
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10.1093/actrade/9780199591787.003.0001
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‘The Enlightenment’ describes the varying definitions of Enlightenment, how it has been reconstructed as a historical phenomenon, and explains why it has been so contested. The ... More
4. Enlightening the public

4. Enlightening the public  

John Robertson

in The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2015
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Sep 2015
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9780191782411
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10.1093/actrade/9780199591787.003.0004
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‘Enlightening the public’ outlines what historians have revealed of the context in which Enlightenment ideas were formed and received and argues that what distinguished the Enlightenment ... More
7. Out of the ghetto, into the whirlwind

7. Out of the ghetto, into the whirlwind  

Norman Solomon

in Judaism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Aug 2014
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Aug 2014
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9780191780035
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10.1093/actrade/9780199687350.003.0008
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9780199687350
What are the different ‘sects’ (or denominations as they prefer to be called) of Judaism? ‘Out of the ghetto, into the whirlwind’ asks why divisions exist and how they came about. It ... More

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