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Intro to World Religions 2_6_6

Intro to World Religions 2_6_6 - Orthodox and Reform...

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land until the Babylonian captivity of Judah Joshua = Y’hoshua Judges = Shophtim Samuel = Sh’muel Kings = M’lahim Isaiah = Y’shayahu Jeremiah = Yir’miyahu Ezekiel = Y’khezqel The twelve prophets. Ketuvim, the writings or the scriptures Psalms Provergs Job Song of Songs Ruth Lamentations Ecclesiastes Esther Daniel Ezra-Nehemiah Chronicles Talmud Record of rabbinic discussions relating to the Jewish law, Ethics, customs and history It has two components: The Mishna : recollection of the oral law . the books are Zera’im / Seeds Nashim / Women Kodashim / Holy Things Mo’ed / Festivals Nezikin / Damges Tohorot / Purities The Gemara: the discussion of the Mishna and related tannaitic writings The authorized version of the Talmud used nowadays is the Babylonian Siddur The prayer book Sects Conservative Also known as Masorti Judaism outside USA is a sect that seeks to avoid the extremes of
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Unformatted text preview: Orthodox and Reform Judaism. It conserved traditional elements of Judaism while allowing for reasonable modernization and rabbinical development Zacharias Frankel teachings (1801-75) forms the foundation of Conservative Judaism. In 1902 Solomon Schechter reorganized the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York city and made it the flagship of the institution of Conservative Judaism. Allows women to become rabbis Sects Hassidic Hasidic or Chasidic arouse in 12 th century Germany emphasizing asceticism and mystical experience Founded by Israel ben Elizer / Baal Shem Tov in Poland 18 th century. Center on a leader called rebbe or tzaddick who may or may not be a rabbi Orthodox Most traditional expression of modern Judaism Believed that Torah, oral and written was given to Moses by God at Sinai and remains authoritative for modern life in its entirety Reform Most liberal expression of modern Judaism...
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