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Shemaʿ

John Bowker

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

Published in print January 2000 | ISBN: 9780192800947
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727221
Shemaʿ

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(Heb., ‘hear’).

Declaration of God's unity in the Jewish liturgy. The Shemaʿ consists of three Pentateuchal passages: Deuteronomy 6.

Reference Entry.  53 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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