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By Jacob Neusner

This choice of essays attracts on paintings performed in 2011¬–2012. the writer takes up numerous themes within the systemic research of Judaism, its literature, and its theology. the cause of periodically amassing and publishing essays and experiences is to provide them a moment lifestyles, when they have served as lectures or as summaries of monographs or as free-standing articles or as expositions of Judaism in collections of comparative religions. This re-presentation serves a readership to whom the preliminary presentation in lectures or really good journals or short-run monographs is inaccessible. the various essays moreover offer a précis, for colleagues in kindred fields, of totally labored out monographs.

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