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Historical Dictionary of Judaism (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series)
 
 

Historical Dictionary of Judaism (Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series) [Kindle Edition]

Norman Solomon

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Solomon's dictionary is well done and reflects his background both as a rabbi and a very knowledgeable Jewish scholar. Recommended for larger public libraries and academic collections. Booklist, 11/15/2006 ...an excellent addition...a wonderful book... American Reference Books Annual, March 2008 Solomon (Hebrew and Jewish studies, University of Oxford, UK) presents entries on the religious beliefs and practices of Judaism, and on the intermingling of religion, devotion, lifestyle, and culture found in diverse Jewish populations around the world. Cross- referenced entries cover important people, places, writings, institutions, concepts, philosophy, and theology. A chronology and an overview of Judaism are included. Reference and Research Book News, November 2006

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Judaism, the religion of the Jewish people, is one of the first recorded monotheistic religions, and as such is one of the oldest religious traditions still practiced today. While its influences can be seen in the religions of both Christianity and Islam, many of its beliefs, traditions, and practices are unknown. The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Judaism doesn't just present "religious" beliefs in a traditional sense, but investigates the complex intermingling of religion, devotion, lifestyle and culture, as it is found in diverse Jewish populations around the world and as it has evolved over the course of recent human history. Judaism, like many other cultural institutions, has rarely remained static—instead, continually investigating and questioning itself, metamorphosing in relation to the world.

By means of a list of acronyms and abbreviations, a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and numerous cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, writings, institutions, concepts, Hebrew words, philosophy, theology, and religious law, author Norman Solomon provides an important reference source for the study of Judaism.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4079 KB
  • Print Length: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Scarecrow Press; 2 edition (28 Nov 1998)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B002FQK4SK
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