A Concise Encyclopedia of Judaism

Pages: 288
Subject: Religion: Judaism
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: b&w illustrations

A Concise Encyclopedia of Judaism

Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Written with clarity and authority by an expert in this field, this fresh new encyclopedia offers and in-depth study of all facets of this rich tradition.
Paperback
9781851681761 (5 Nov 1998)
RRP £10.99 / US$16.95

The Book

Written with clarity and authority by an expert in the field, this new encyclopedia offers an in-depth study of all facets of this rich tradition. Combining breadth with a readable yet concise style, the author has produced a comprehensive volume that is balanced and accessible. It features a complete historical survey of Judaism, and covers figures from Cain to Chagall, topics from fasting to euthanasia, and locations from the Garden of Eden to the Wailing Wall. Dan Cohn-Sherbok's Concise Encyclopedia of Judaism is a lucid and invaluable addition to the library of students and anyone interested in the Jewish faith past and present.

Additional Information

Subject Religion: Judaism
Pages 288
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations b&w illustrations

About the Author

Dan Cohn-Sherbok is a widely published and eminent scholar of Judaism. He is currently Professor of Judaism and the University of Wales at Lampeter, and visiting Professor of Interfaith Dialogue at Middlesex University. Among his titles published by Oneworld are Jewish Mysticism, A Short Introduction to Judaism and A Short History of Judaism.

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