Encyclopedia of Judaism and Christianity
Dan Cohn-Sherbok and Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok
Paperback |208 pp |234 x 156 mm
What are the differences and similarities between Judaism and Christianity? How do these two world religions, that have shared so much common history, differ on the central questions of faith?
In this fascinating and comprehensive encyclopedia, Dan and Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok explain and compare the key concepts, beliefs and practices of both Judaism and Christianity. The volume discusses key theological beliefs; explains central differences between the two religions; outlines and compares major festivals; illustrates common patterns of observance; and indicates areas of common ground.
Reissued with a new bibliography and index, this invaluable reference book is designed for the general reader as well as the student and is an essential tool for all those seeking to understand Judaism and Christianity in a post-Holocaust world.