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Author Schwartz, Howard, 1945-

Title Tree of souls : the mythology of Judaism / Howard Schwartz ; illustrated by Caren Loebel-Fried ; foreword by Elliot K. Ginsburg
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (lxxxvi, 618 pages) : illustrations
Series Gale virtual reference library
Gale virtual reference library.
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
Summary Retellings of nearly 700 Jewish myths
Notes Retellings of nearly 700 Jewish myths
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 537-590) and indexes
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Subject Jewish legends.
Jewish mythology.
Form Electronic book
Author Loebel-Fried, Caren.
LC no. 2003022934
ISBN 0195086791
0195313496 (electronic book)
1429438681 (electronic bk.)
9780195313499 (electronic book)
9781429438681 (electronic bk.)