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The Oxford dictionary of the Jewish religion

Adele Berlin

The Oxford dictionary of the Jewish religion

by Adele Berlin

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism,
  • Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditor in chief, Adele Berlin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM50 .O94 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 934 p. ;
    Number of Pages934
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24881025M
    ISBN 109780199730049, 9780199759279
    LC Control Number2010035774

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The PSP awards that year gave it an The Oxford dictionary of the Jewish religion book mention and Library Journal called it the. Oct 04,  · The HarperCollins dictionary has no bibliographies, although sources are cited within the text. It does, however, have some illustrations, as well as maps, tables, and timelines.

Whether one is searching for the text of the Shema (the Jewish confession of faith) or information about Rastafarians, Oxford Dictionary of World Religions is a useful /5(15).

The Latin word was also borrowed into other Germanic languages: compare Middle Dutch, Dutch †religioen state of life bound by religious vows, religie system of faith and worship, belief in superhuman powers, etc., Middle Low German religiōn, religie, German Religion (early 16th cent.), Swedish religion (), Danish religion (16th cent.).

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CIRCUMCISION (Heb. milah), removal of the foreskin in an operation performed on all male Jewish children on the eighth day after birth and also upon male converts to Judaism. Circumcision was enjoined by God upon Abraham and his descendants (Gn.

) and has always been regarded as the supreme obligatory sign of loyalty and adherence to Judaism. Religion on Oxford Reference is continually expanding, created under the authorship or editorship of recognised experts.

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95,Book description: This comprehensive dictionary of the Jewish religion contains nearly 2, alphabetically arranged entries ranging from short definitions to lengthy essays on major topics.

The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion. New York: Oxford University Press, E-mail Citation» Note that an updated edition is now in production. Very useful general, one-volume encyclopedia of Judaism with pertinent entries on the Hellenistic period.

The origins of Judaism according to the current historical view, in contradistinction to the religious account as described in the text of the Hebrew Bible, lie in the Bronze Age amidst polytheistic ancient Semitic religions, specifically evolving out of Ancient Canaanite polytheism, then co-existing with Babylonian religion, and syncretizing.Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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