Preface to First Edition (EJ)
(3,367 words)

The Encyclopaedia of Judaism provides a full and reliable account of the religion, Judaism, beginning in ancient Israelite times and extending to our own day. About Judaism, the religion, its diverse history, literature, beliefs past and present, observances, practices and world-view, and place in the context of society and culture, this is what we know. In context and proportion, here is how we think we know it. All principal topics required for the systematic description of any religion—[1] the w…

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“Preface to First Edition (EJ)”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 30 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_preface_first>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701



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