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Encyclopaedia of Judaism Second Edition (Encyclopaedia of Judaism)

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Brill Academic Publishers
Judaism, Reference works, Reference And Information Services, Religion, Religion - Judaism, Judaism - History, Encyclopedias, Judaism - Ge
ContributionsJacob Neusner (Editor), Alan J. Avery-Peck (Editor), William Scott Green (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9085399M
ISBN 10900414787X
ISBN 139789004147874

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InThe Encyclopedia of Judaism set a high standard for Jewish reference works and was selected as an Outstanding Reference Book by the American Library Association. But in The New Encyclopedia of Judaism, a good work has been made even better; the original thousand entries have been updated and new ones added/5(8).

Since the demise of the Israelite religion, Jewish people have spread around the world, adapted to their host cultures, and produced cultural variances within Judaism.

In doing so, they have experienced prosperity and tragedy, all of which is reflected in this comprehensive reference, along with biographical data on notable Jewish individuals. Among Library Journal's picks of the most important reference works of the millennium - with the Encyclopedia Judaica and the New Catholic Encyclopedia - Mircea Eliade's Encyclopedia of Religion won the American Library Associations' Dartmouth Medal in and is widely regarded as the standard reference work in the field.

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Judaism - Judaism - Hellenistic Judaism (4th century bce–2nd century ce): Contact between Greeks and Semites goes back to Minoan and Mycenaean times and is reflected in certain terms used by Homer and other early Greek authors. It is not until the end of the 4th century, however, that Jews are first mentioned by Greek writers, who praise them as brave, self-disciplined, and philosophical.

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In more than A-to-Z entries, this encyclopedic guide explores the terms, concepts, personalities, historical events, and institutions that helped shape the history of this.

Judaism - Judaism - Mosaic religion: The distinctive features of Israelite religion appear with Moses. The proper name of Israel’s God, YHWH, was revealed and interpreted to Moses as meaning ehye asher ehye—an enigmatic phrase of infinite suggestiveness, literally meaning “I am/shall be what I am/shall be.” The covenant, defining Israel’s obligations, is ascribed to Moses’ mediation.

Welcome to 4 Enoch: The Online Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism, and Christian and Islamic Origins. Scholarship and Fiction, from the 15th century to the present. A website by Gabriele Boccaccini, PhD. Professor of Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins, University of Michigan / Founding Director, Enoch Seminar.

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Carefully crafted, well written, and thoroughly indexed, the encyclopedia helps users - whether they are students just beginning formal study of the broad field or specialists in a branch of psychology - understand the field and how and why humans behave as we do.

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