Tree of souls : the mythology of Judaism / Howard Schwartz ; illustrated by Caren Leobel-Fried ; foreword by Elliot K. Ginsburg

Author(s): Schwartz, Howard, 1945-
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Subjects: Jewish legends
Jewish mythology
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
LC Classification: B, BM
Notes: LCCN: 2003022934
ISBN: 0195086791
Retellings of nearly 700 Jewish myths
Includes bibliographical references (p. 537-590) and indexes
Contents: The mythical strata of Judaism -- The categories of Jewish mythology -- Mythic parallels -- Myth and ritual in Judaism -- The light of the first day -- The continuing evolution of Jewish mythology -- Book 1: Myths of God -- Book 2: Myths of creation -- Book 3: Myths of heaven -- Book 4: Myths of hell -- Book 5: Myths of the holy word -- Book 6: Myths of the holy time -- Book 7: Myths of the holy people -- Book 8: Myths of the Holy Land -- Book 9: Myths of exile -- Book 10: Myths of the Messiah
Physical Description: lxxxvi, 618 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
OCLC Number: 53254063
ISBN/ISSN: 0195086791

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