Jewish Views of the Afterlife
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Jewish Views of the Afterlife

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In Jewish Views of the Afterlife, Simcha Paull Raphael guides the reader through 4,000 years of Jewish thought on the afterlife by investigating pertinent sacred texts produced in each era. Through a compilation of ideas found in the Bible, Apocrypha, rabbinic literature, medieval philosophy, medieval Midrash, Kabbalah, and Hasidism, the reader learns how Judaism conceived...more
Paperback, 474 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by Jason Aronson (first published November 1st 1994)
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Diana
Nov 20, 2008 Diana rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone with an open mind and anyone willing to expand their spirituality
Recommended to Diana by: A wonderful wise Jewish man
What a great book for someone who wants more understanding of different religions. You don't have to be agnostic, but you do have to have an open mind and be willing to question your own beliefs. It has strengthened mine.
Catherine
exploring more modern views on Jweish thought and the "afterlife"
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