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God in Judaism, the Classical Statement
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The religion, Judaism is made up of three components: [1] the Torah, oral and written, [2] Israel the holy people, and [3] God. God is creator of the world, giver of the Torah, and redeemer of Israel. Israel the holy people meets God in the Torah at Sinai, when God—not Moses—proclaims, “Th…

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Neusner, Jacob, “God in Judaism, the Classical Statement”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 20 January 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_COM_0066>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701



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