Wealth and Poverty in Jewish Tradition Paperback
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Wealth and Poverty in Jewish Tradition
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How have basic concepts about wealth and poverty evolved from biblical through rabbinic and medieval sources until the modern period? What are some specific historical events that demonstrate either marked success or bitter failure? And finally, are there some relevant concepts and practices that are distinctively, if not uniquely, Jewish? It is a singular strength of this collection that appropriate attention is given, in a style that is both accessible and authoritative, to the vast and multiform conversations that are recorded in the Talmud and other foundational documents of rabbinic Judaism. Moreover, perceptive analysis is not limited to the past, but also helps us to comprehend circumstances among today's Jews. It is equally valuable that these authors are attuned to the differences between aspirations and the realities in which actual people have lived.
Wealth and Poverty in Jewish Tradition was published by Purdue University Press in October 2015. The ISBN for Wealth and Poverty in Jewish Tradition is 9781557537225.
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|Page last updated||11th October 2016|
|Publisher||Purdue University Press (October 2015)|
|Number of Pages||275|