3 edition of The influence of the Jews upon civilization found in the catalog.
The influence of the Jews upon civilization
Bibliography: p. 81-82.
|Statement||by Jacob Gartenhaus ... Introduction by Hyman Appelman.|
|LC Classifications||DS112 .G32|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||82|
|LC Control Number||43006275|
The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader.. The series was written over a span of more than four decades. It totals four million words across nea pages, with 2 further books in production at the time of the authors' deaths. In the first volume (Our Oriental Heritage, which covers Author: Will Durant, Ariel Durant. Judaism has had a profound influence on Western civilization. Much of this influence comes from Jewish ideas and values that were transmitted to Christianity, which developed from Jewish roots. Jesus of Nazareth, his disciples, and the first leaders of the Christian Church were all Jewish.
Judaism applied laws, and rules of moral behavior, to all its members equally. The laws of Moses form much of Western legal background. Quote: "I will insist that the Hebrews have done more to. Hellenistic Judaism was a form of Judaism in classical antiquity that combined Jewish religious tradition with elements of Greek culture. Until the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the early Muslim conquests of the eastern Mediterranean, the main centers of Hellenistic Judaism were Alexandria in Egypt and Antioch in Syria, the two main Greek urban settlements of the Middle East and North Africa .
The Jewish Impact On Civilization Where did the values and principles of the modern world come from? While developing an idea for a lecture program, I conducted a series of surveys over a period of two years, asking people to list the fundamental values and principles which they felt we needed to uphold in order to make our world as perfect as. Hebraic foundations of American democracy / Abraham I. Katsh --Jewish sociologists and political scientists / L.L. Bernard --Jews in public office / Hugo Bieber --Jewish social service and its impact upon Western civilization / Maurice J. Karpf --The Jew in modern science / A.A. Roback --The influence of the Jew on modern medicine / Solomon R.
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Cecil Roth’s The Jewish Contribution to Civilization, from which he has quoted several times. Anyone wishing to make a deeper study of the subject will do well to secure a copy of his book. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gartenhaus, Jacob, Influence of the Jews upon civilization.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Zondervan Publishing House . Ken Spiro is a rabbi and dynamic lecturer. He holds a Master of Arts degree in history and a bachelor of arts degree in Russian language and literature.
He developed the acclaimed seminar "WorldPerfect: The Jewish Impact on Civilization," which brings Jewish history alive for thousands of people each year/5(39).
As early asJews introduced soap making in Rhode Island. The whaling industry became one of the most important in the early colonies, and the Jews assumed important roles as manufacturers and distributors of whale products.
Also, they engaged in the molasses trade with the West Indies, thus bringing wealth to New England. During the. Gartenhaus, Jacob.
The influence of the Jews upon civilization. In troduction by Hyman Appelman. Grand Rapids, Mich., Zondervan Pub. House, 82 p. The author is Field secretary of the Jewish department of the Home Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention.
Goodman, Paul. A history of the Jews. Completely rev., and brought up to date. Space prohibits the mention of all literary documents perused. However, he wishes to make specific mention of Dr. Cecil Roth’s The Jewish Contribution to Civilization, from which he has quoted several times.
Anyone wishing to make a deeper study of the subject will do well to secure a copy of his book. BOOK REVIEWS THE HEBREW HERITAGE IN WESTERN CIVILIZATION The present publication,' issued as a companion volume of the Legacy of Greece and the Legacy of Rome, gives a vivid picture of the influence exercised by Judaism upon Western civilization.
Planned some years ago by the late Israel Abrahams, it appears now under the editor. About the Book -- Jewish Contributions to Civilization: An Estimate. Joseph Jacobs was a thinker and writer of unusual breadth and versatility.
Among the subjects to which he gave his attention as early as was the comparative distribution of Jewish ability, as the result of researches he had undertaken in association with Sir Francis Galton.5/5(). Jewish History, Jewish Religion — 6 — War, and in particular the apartheid character of the Israeli regime in the Occupied Territories and the attitude of the majority of Jews to the issue of the rights of the Palestinians, even in the abstract, have merely strengthened this Size: KB.
This book explains why the best way to understand the Jewish historical experience is to look at Jewish people, not just as a religious or ethnic group or a nation or "people," but, as bearers of civilization.
This approach helps to explain the greatest riddle of Jewish civilization, namely, its continuity despite destruction, exile, and loss of political independence.4/5(1).
The religious and ethical contribution of Judaism to civilization has rightfully been acknowledged; but the seminal role the Jews have played in the technological and artistic evolution of civilization is absent from our histories.
The Eighth Day goes a long way toward the reconstruction of this "Hidden History" of the Jews. "The Gifts of the Jews" is a very readable account of ancient Jewish culture, the culture of the Bible.
Thomas Cahill's premise is that in other ancient religions, life was seen as an endless cycle. But with the birth of what became the Jewish religion, time becomes linear and through Abraham the individual interaction between human and the /5.
An excerpt from Rabbi Ken Spiro's recently published book, "World Perfect." While developing an idea for a lecture program, I conducted a series of surveys over a period of two years, asking people to list the fundamental values and principles which they felt we needed to uphold in order to make our world as perfect as is humanly possible.
Wherever you turn in "The Illustrated Atlas of Jewish Civilization," you encounter the influence of Martin Gilbert, the book's consulting editor. A brief reference will be made to the origin of the race, the rise of the Ethiopian and Egypt, and the early influence of African civilization upon the ancient history of the world/5(86).
The Jews, however, viewed Greek influence as a major threat. Jewish youth flocked to the entertainments, at which athletes competed naked.
Some Jews even attempted to undo their circumcisions surgically, which the Greeks encouraged because they considered circumcision a blemish on the supposedly perfect human : Yosef Eisen.
The positive influence of Christianity is far reaching especially in the rich history and culture of Western Civilization despite a long-standing ignorance or adamant denial of its contributions.
The Bible itself is responsible for much of the language, literature, and fine arts. Egypt and Israel: Inquiry Into the Influence of the More Ancient People Upon Hebrew History and the Jewish Religion by Willis Brewer (). Egypt and Israel: by Willis Brewer (Influence of the More Ancient People Upon Hebrew History and the Jewish Religion) |The book stirs big questions about the source of Religions.
Hellenistic Civilization and the Jews, by Victor Tcherikover Cultural reciprocity falls outside the scope of this book but is inevitably touched upon. Tcherikover properly deflates exaggerated estimates of the populousness of the Diaspora, which has been considered a factor in its influence upon the general environment.
But his depreciation. Jewish intellectual and political movements have played a major role in Western societies, especially in the twentieth century. Marxism, Zionism, neo-conservatism, psychoanalysis, and multiculturalism have transformed Western self-consciousness, shattered ancient political orders through wars and revolutions, and promoted the ongoing demographic dispossession of European/5.Jewish contributions to civilization An Address delivered in chicago before the world's parliament of religions on septem by D.
G. Lyon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Civilization. Here are entered works on civilization in general.
Works on the cultural influences of one civilization upon another are entered under the affected civilization with appropriate subdivision, e.g. Japan -- Civilization -- Western influences; Civilization, Medieval -- Jewish influences; Civilization, Slavic -- French influences.