Eliezer Segal

Biography

Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Calgary.

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Books

For Signs and for Seasons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,430. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
A diverse collection of essays on the cycle of Jewish holy days. Each explores the interplay between the Torah and its interpretations by diverse types of personalities, ideologies and historical events. Written from a non-dogmatic perspective by an expert in Judaism, the essays were originally newspaper columns; they are designed to entertain and educate a wide audience with Segal's witty style.
On the Trails of Tradition: Explorations of Jewish Life and Learning
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Academic rivalries, medical ethics, child brides, vegetarianism, aversion to pork, gift-giving—these and other familiar issues have a fascinating history among the diverse communities that have contributed to the Jewish tradition. Unfortunately this enthralling lore is often known only to scholarly specialists or readers of esoteric academic journals. Dr. Segal reveals them in pithy, fun essays.

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bible    calgary    customs    history    holidays    holy    israel    jewish    judaism    legend    lore    purim    religion    rosh hashanah    talmud    traditions    vegetarian    vegetarianism    yom kippur