Item description for Dictionary of Ancient Rabbis: Selections from the Jewish Encyclopaedia by Jacob Neusner...
Overview The Jewish Encyclopedia, the monumental ten-volume resource on all aspects of Judaism, was originally published at the turn of the twentieth century. Introduced and compiled by Jacob Neusner, this book selects every tentry from the Jewish Encyclopdia devoted to the rabbis of the Mishabh, Tosefta, and Talmuds. Todays scholars, students, clergy, laity will find this a valuable companion volume to Judaisms classical texts.
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Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Religion and Theology and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College. He has published more than nine hundred books and innumerable articles, and he is editor of "The Dictionary of Judaism in the Biblical Period" and the three-volume "Encyclopaedia of Judaism." In addition to his Rabbinic Midrash, he has translated the Mishnah, Tosefta, and both the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmud into English.
Jacob Neusner currently resides in Annandale-On-Hudson. Jacob Neusner was born in 1932 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Bard College Bard College, New York, USA Bard College, New York, USA B.
Jacob Neusner has published or released items in the following series...
Christianity and Judaism, the Formative Categories