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On Being a Jew, JAMES L. KUGEL

Author:    JAMES L. KUGEL

Title:   On Being a Jew

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Johns Hopkins Univ Pr April 1998

ISBN Number:    0801859433 / 9780801859434

Seller ID:   20100510172117

Composed as a meandering dialogue between a wily Syrian-Jewish banker and an American graduate student of literature, this engaging book explains all the basic beliefs and practices of Judaism--Jewish teachings on intermarriage and conversion, keeping the Sabbath, prayer and Torah, midrash and mitzvot, and God's presence in the world. Although the book has plenty of the "how to" of religious practice, "Being a Jew" is in the end an eloquent reflection on Judaism's deepest theme: living life as a way of serving God.

Price = 29.00 USD

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