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Judaism is a live historical phenomenon that has extended over more than 3,000 years and manifested itself in just about every spot on earth. To describe a phenomenon of this magnitude is obviously impossible even in many volumes (indeed, the literature on the subject is virtually unlimited)—much more so in a brief overview. All that…

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Schwarzschild, Steven S. and Dorff, Elliot N., “Judaism”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 11 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_J235>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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