The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism - The Wiley-Blackwell Histories of Religion (Hardback)Alan T. Levenson (author)
Hardback 722 Pages / Published: 19/04/2012
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In The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism, a team of internationally-renowned scholars offer a comprehensive and authoritative overview of Jewish life and culture, from the biblical period to contemporary times. * Provides a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the main periods and themes of Jewish history, from Biblical Israel, through medieval and early modern periods, to Judaism since the Holocaust, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and Judaism today * Brings together an international team of established and emerging scholars across a range of disciplines * Discusses how to present Judaism - to both non-Jews and Jews - as a religious system on its own terms and with its own unique vocabulary * Explores the latest scholarship on a range of issues, including folk practices, politics, economic structure, the relationship of Judaism to Christianity, and the nature of Zionism diaspora and its implications for contemporary Israel * Considers Jewish historiography and the lives of ordinary people, the achievements of Jewish women, and the sustained interaction of Jews within the environments they inhabited * Edited by a leading scholar in Jewish studies and history
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 722
Weight: 1242 g
Dimensions: 255 x 180 x 38 mm
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