The Penguin Dictionary of Judaism

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Penguin UK, Jun 26, 2008 - Religion - 400 pages
The Penguin Dictionary of Judaism is a remarkable feat of Reference scholarship by renowned Cambridge professor and translator, Nicholas de Lange. With an approachable A-Z format the book covers everything from Jewish traditions and biographical entries on key historical figures to theology, religious law and practice, and the history of Jewish thought. Each entry is presented with clarity, precision and authority. With extensive cross-referencing and invaluable additional material such as a chronology of Judaism and the Jewish calendar, this is an essential companion for students of Jewish studies, Hebrew, Religion and Theology plus anyone with a general interest in this rich religion.

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Nicholas de Lange is Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the University of Cambridge. De Lange is a highly regarded Jewish scholar whose contributions to this field are remarkable. He is widely published, both as an academic author and as an exceptional translator.

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