This is My God is a non-fiction book by Herman Wouk, first published in The book summarizes many key aspects of Judaism and is intended for both. This Is My God is Herman Wouk’s famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, ‘Israel at 40’. A miracle of brevity, it guides. This Is My God is Herman Wouk’s famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, “Israel at Forty.” A miracle of brevity.

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This Is My God by Herman Wouk

Books by Herman Wouk. Why would God, who needs nothing from humanity therefore making any attempt at worshiping Him largely meaningless command people to keep a specific set of laws? Remarkably written, informational, and a wonderful record of history.

It is becoming all too clear that–speaking of crutches–Freud can be a crutch, Marx can be a crutch, rationalism can be a crutch, and atheism can be two canes and a pair of iron braces. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. And most of all, Mr. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. When the Lion Feeds. Messiah in the Feasts of Israel. Still, this was not an easy read for me, nor was it a fast read, but the further I got into it the less that mattered. The only drawback is that it was written in the late 80s, and that dates some of his observations and remarks.


Actually got a B on my report cause Mr Wouk was so thorough in his explanation on what it is to be a Jew. Be the first to discover new talent!

This is My God: A Guidebook to Judaism

Wouk sometimes finds himself writing transparent apologetics e. But, unbelievably, it was written more than a half-century ago.

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Abraham, Nathanial, and Joseph. Sheep are sheep, whether they are all leaping over the fence or all huddling in the fold I have been a great admirer of the Jewish peoples ever since my school years and cherish the friendships I have had and still have with my Jewsih brethern. Showing of 89 reviews. This was a great book.


How to write a great review. Apr 13, Kevin rated it it was amazing. A Wanted Man with bonus short story Not a Drill. Wouk wrote this orginally in after a wluk friend asked him if he knew any good books about Hanukah as he wanted his son to learn about his heritage. I am a practicing Roman Catholic.

Wouk is an American Jew who comes from a traditionally Orthodox family. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Wouk did not forget the non-Jewish ky either, he wrote this book with simple concepts and language so anyone interested about Judaism can get a good basic introduction through these pages. This is the perfect starting point for anyone-Jew or Christian -who wants to learn about Judaism.

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The title should be at least 4 characters long. I found it very insightful. He started his writing career onboard, working on a novel during his off-duty hours. Well written and ghis.