Dictionary of Judaism in the Biblical Period
- Publisher This ready reference contains a wealth of information on the people, places, and religious practices in Judaism from 450 B.C. to 600 B.C.
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About "Dictionary of Judaism in the Biblical Period"
A reference for readers of the Old and New Testaments and related works at all levels of knowledgeability, from laypersons to scholars. Some 3,300 cross-referenced alphabetical entries define terms and concepts that are relevant to the era during which the sacred writings of both Judaism and Christianity were formulated and canonized. In addition to religious terms, the entries explain related aspects of Jewish culture such as the Jewish people's writings and beliefs, customs, laws, holidays, philosophies, architecture, foreign rulers, historic sites, myths, rabbis, and leaders. Neutral language is used throughout and scholarly disputes are not reviewed. Includes nine maps. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
This ready reference contains a wealth of information on the people, places, and religious practices in Judaism from 450 B.C. to 600 B.C.
Meet the Author
Jacob Neusner (Ph.D., Columbia University) is Distinguished Service Professor of the History and Theology of Judaism; Bard Center Fellow. He is the Editor of the three volume Encyclopedia of Judaism, he has published more than one thousand books and innumerable articles, including Theology of the Oral Torah, Theology of the Halakhah, and The Incarnation of God: The Character of Divinity in Formative Judaism.
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