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Time in Jewish Culture

Rékai, Miklós (2003) Time in Jewish Culture. Acta Ethnographica Hungarica, 48 (1-2). pp. 5-20. ISSN 1216-9803

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Abstract

The basic structure in the Jewish awareness of time - just as in other cultures - is the succession of weekdays and the various cycles formed on the basis of natural phenomena. This dimension of time is embodied in the contents of the Jewish feast. Only traces of the Jewish view of time can be found in their awareness. “Man's time” is, in fact, his fate which is at the same time also the subject and aim of the theological interpretation of time. The nature of Jewish time and its practice of handling time in different periods faithfully reflect the processes of change in the different Jewish societies.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation / földrajz, antropológia, kikapcsolódás > GT Manners and customs / néprajz, szokások, hagyományok
Depositing User: xBarbara xBodnár
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2017 07:44
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2017 07:44
URI: http://real.mtak.hu/id/eprint/57299

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