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The Routledge Dictionary of Judaism - Jacob Neusner

The Routledge Dictionary of Judaism


Published: 30th October 2003
Format: PDF
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Compiled by two internationally renowned experts, and with over 600 wide-ranging and informative entries, this dictionary provides the reader with an invaluable reference aid to all areas of Judaism. It covers: different forms of the religion, such as Orthodox, Reform, Conservative, and New Age Judaism, and its history from the formative age to the present day; its institutions, religious practices, and life-cycle rites such as Berit Milah, Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah; key texts and people, including the oral and written Torah, Moses, the Prophets, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Martin Buber; holy days and festivals including Sabbath, Passover, Hanukkah, Sukkot, and holy objects such as the Shofar, Lulab, Teffillin; and theological terms, doctrine, and philosophy including entries on Purity and Pollution, Kavvanah, and the Judaism of Holocaust and Redemption.

ISBN: 9780203633915
ISBN-10: 0203633911
Format: PDF
Language: English
Published: 30th October 2003