The Religion of Israel: from its Beginning to the Babylonian Exile

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Yehezkel Kaifmann's work of scholarship, 'The Religion of Israel,' was a fundamental critique of Wellhausen's arguments on the evolution of the Bible and the religion of Israel. This is an abridged version of the original 8 volumes.

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The late Prof. Yehezkel Kaufmann (1889-1963) was born int he Ukraine and educated in yeshiva in Odessa, studied in Petrograd and received his Ph.D. from the University of Berne in 1918. He came to Palestine from Berlin in 1920, taught in the Reali School in Haifa before coming to Jerusalem. He was named Professor of Bible at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1949. Among Prof. Kaufmann's most important works are 'Golah VeNeichar' and the monumental eight volumes of 'The Religion of Israel.'

Moshe Greenberg (b. 1928, Philadelphia, PA) received his Ph.D. in 1954 from the University of Pennsylvania. He was the Israel Prize recipient in Bible, 1994. Holder of many awards and honorary degrees, Prof. Greenberg was named Hebrew University Prof. Emeritus in 1996.

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We shall see that Israelite religion was an original creation of the people of Israel. It was absolutely different from anything the pagan world ever knew; its monotheistic world view had no antecedents in paganism.... It was the fundamental idea of a national culture, and informed every aspect of that culture form its very beginning. --from the introduction

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