Judaism, Jews, Orthodox Judaism
The Term Jew, which began as a tribal name and later became a national title, today refers to many things: an ethnic group a philosophy, a religion (Judaism), a tradition, or a way of life. Although Jews have comprised a relatively small portion of the world population, over the last 3,000 years the sacred tects and monotheistic tradition of the Jewish people have been foundational in Western civilization. The Jews, while suffering some of the greatest persecutions of any group in recorded history
Original Publication Citation
Hatch, T. & Marks, L. (2014). Judaism and Orthodox Judaism. In L. Ganong, M. Coleman, J. G. Golson (Eds.), The Social History of the American Family (pp. 781–784). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. (2,300 words; my contribution was about 90 percent).
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Marks, Loren and Hatch, Trevan, "Judaism and Orthodox Judaism" (2014). Faculty Publications. 3039.
The Social History of the American Family
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