The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies by Dean Phillip Bell
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Synopsis

The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies is a comprehensive survey of of the field - past, present and future. Providing an overview of the key theoretical and methodological issues, as well as practical guidance on researching, it is the ideal guide for advanced students in Jewish Studies.

Topics covered include:

- The Hebrew Bible
- Medieval Jews and Judaism
- Judaism and Modernity
- Gender and Judaism
- Judaism and Material Culture

Survey ssays from internationally-renowned scholars and teachers including Sergio DellaPergola, Elie Rekhess, and Leonard J. Greenspoon. Providing overviews of Jewish history and the development of Judaism, The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies also guides students through central issues that cut across historical periods. Practical tools include a period-specific bibliography, a chronology, maps, and a glossary of key terms and concepts. This is the essential guide for all students exploring the rich and dynamic field of Jewish Studies.

 

About Dean Phillip Bell

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Dean Phillip Bell is Dean, Chief Academic Officer, and Professor of Jewish History at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, Chicago, USA.
 
Published August 15, 2013 by Bloomsbury Academic. 440 pages
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction
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