Journals Higher Education

$195.00

Hardcover

14 March 2011

960 Pages | 0

7-1/2 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199730049


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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

Second Edition

Second Edition

Editor-in-Chief: Adele Berlin and Editorial board member: Maxine Grossman

  • Updated and expanded Second Edition brings an area of study of ever-increasing importance into the 21st century
  • New entries have been added and current entries reviewed and revised to ensure this new edition is complete and up-to-date.
  • Clearly and concisely written definitions, historical sketches and explanatory essays make this a resource without equal for researchers at any level.
  • Biographical sketches of important personalities associated with the development of the Jewish religion over the centuries bring the topic to life beyond facts and dates.
  • Over 2,500 entries from 180 international scholars ensure authoritative coverage in each and every entry.
  • Renowned contributing scholars include: Jay M. Harris on Berlin and Naftali Tsevi Yehuda; Jacob J. Schachter on Sanhedrin.
  • Revised cross-references and a new index of alternate spellings of Hebrew terms provide greater ease-of-use than the previous edition and improve the research experience.

New to this Edition:

  • Over 2,500 entries from 180 international scholars ensure authoritative coverage in each and every entry.
  • Renowned contributing scholars include: Jay M. Harris on Berlin and Naftali Tsevi Yehuda; Jacob J. Schachter on Sanhedrin.
  • Revised cross-references and a new index of alternate spellings of Hebrew terms provide greater ease-of-use than the previous edition and improve the research experience.
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