9.Visions of Apocalypse
What Jews, Christians, and Muslims Believe about the End Times, .... fellow Christians interpret the Book of Revelation and label them escapists, fascists, and .... teachings known as the Talmud, which is composed of the Mishnah (a record of ... Islam's most sacred text is the Qur'an, which Muslims believe was spoken by the ...
10.HERITAGE: Civilization and the jews
Program Two: THE POWER OF THE WORD (586 B.C.E.-72 C.E.) 16. Program ... in the U.S. and around the world, both Jews and non-Jews, can now experience ... books and media of Jewish interest, including Heritage, available to the pub- lic in one ... Understand the social, religious, and political factors that enabled ...
11.The Study of the Talmud in Contemporary Yeshivot
been called “the people of the Book” because of their intense ... Jews have devotedly clung to the norms, teachings, and wisdom of the Talmud, and in ... attention of every era precisely because it is much more than a classical religious text. ... Talmud defies comparison to standard texts, as it reflects an oral tradition that was ...
12.My Farewell to Israel
Most non-Jews think of the Talmud as a religious book. ... "If a Jew be called upon to explain any part of the rabbinic books (the Talmud), he ought to ... power' the vows shall not be reckoned vows, the obligations shall not be obligatory, nor ...
13.The Jewish Religion: Its Influence Today
original book, including more than 200 pages of the Soncino Talmud (Jews ... the text. Elizabeth Dilling is frequently accused of taking her Talmud quotes out of ...
14.Judaism on Violence
also delivered into our power King Og ofBashan, with all his men, ... where this text most likely emerged, Israelite religious culture was .... mud,8 commonly referred to by rabbinic Jews (that is, virtually the ... God and the role of humanity found in the Talmud tend to be more ..... ing it in the Torah and [books of] the Prophets.
15.Quotes from the Bible, Talmud and Zohar
Note: The disparaging comments regarding non-Jews are expurgated from various editions of the ... in the ruling elite, religious and political. Almost none ... texts." While the Soncino Talmud quotes are represented verbatim where possible, at ... The book represents as a whole not "history" but mythology, much of which was ...
16.by Rabbi Ken Spiro
This was an ancient book, which the Jews claimed they got from ... 2 See Talmud, Tractate Megillah 9a: “Rabbi Simon ben Gamliel said: 'Even books of scripture the sages did .... principally in the power of men, although fate does cooperate in ... were publicly burned, and swine were sacrificed over sacred Jewish books to ...