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Avery-Peck, Alan J. (Alan Jeffery) 1953-

Overview
Works: 145 works in 568 publications in 2 languages and 15,177 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  History  Commentaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Dictionaries  Bibliography  Introductions 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Translator
Classifications: BM50, 296.03
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alan J Avery-Peck
When Judaism and Christianity began : essays in memory of Anthony J. Saldarini by Anthony J Saldarini( )

28 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Mishnah in contemporary perspective( )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judaism and Christianity : new directions for dialogue and understanding by Alan J Avery-Peck( )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Top scholars in Judaic and Christian studies treat the interrelationship between Judaism and Christianity, reflecting on how the two faiths have related to and been shaped by each other as they evolved in shared historical and cultural contexts, even as each has maintained its own distinctive ideologies and beliefs
The Routledge dictionary of Judaism by Jacob Neusner( )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With over 600 wide-ranging and informative entries, this dictionary provides the reader with an invaluable reference aid to all areas of Judaism
Ancient, medieval, and modern( )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of Judaism( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With more than 100 lengthy essays, this exceptional work on Judaism covers more than its historical framework. The Encyclopedia of Judaism provides complete and accurate coverage of Judaism--everything from its history, beliefs, and observances, from the beginning to modern times. It is an excellent source written by scholars."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001
A legacy of learning : essays in honor of Jacob Neusner by Alan J Avery-Peck( )

15 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a career spanning over fifty years, the questions that Jacob Neusner has asked and the critical methodologies he has developed have shaped the way scholars have come to approach the rabbinic literature as well as the diverse manifestations of Judaism from rabbinic times until the present. The essays collected here honor that legacy illustrating an influence that is so pervasive that scholars today who engage in the critical study of Judaism and the history of religions more generally work in a laboratory that Professor Neusner created. Addressing topics in ancient and Rabbinic Judaism, the Judaic context of early Christianity, American Judaism, World religions, and the academic study of the humanities, these essays demarcate the current state of Judiac and religious studies in the academy today
The Blackwell companion to Judaism( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This Companion explores the history doctrines, divisions, and contemporary condition of Judaism. It organizes and places into context the history of Judaism from ancient through modern times, identifies and expounds some of Judaism's principal doctrines, introduces the more important forms of modern and contemporary Judaism, and takes up topics of special interest in contemporary Judaic life." "The 27 contributions to this Companion and the selections in the associated Blackwell Reader in Judaism illustrate important points, with primary sources complementing the exposition. In this way, the editors talk about Judaism and let Judaism speak for itself. All the contributors, experts in their fields, address a broad audience, assuming an interest in the subject but no prior knowledge. They present introductions for any reader interested in the subject, and do not take partisan or sectarian positions." "This volume will guide those who are curious about the past and present of a vital religious tradition that has exercised influence far beyond its own community."--Jacket
Judaism in late antiquity by Jacob Neusner( Book )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume 3 : Ancient, Medieval, and Modern( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Blackwell reader in Judaism( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopaedia of Midrash : Biblical interpretation in formative Judaism( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Encyclopedia of Midrash provides readers with a deep, broad treatment of midrash unavailable in any other single source. Through the writings of top scholars in each of their fields, it sets out the current state of the question for the many topics discussed throughout the two-volume set. The encyclopedia treats interpretations of Scripture that came to closure prior to, or outside of, the framework of rabbinic midrash: Hellenistic Jewish midrash, Josephus, Pseudo-Philo, Jubilees, as well as to the New Testament, Karaite and Samaritan writings, and the Dead Sea Scrolls
Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Encyclopedia of Religious and Philosophical Writings in Late Antiquity offers easily accessible introductions to the content and historical setting of the main writings of Greco-Roman paganism, early Judaism, and formative Christianity from the period of Alexander the Great to Mohammed. Examining over seven hundred ancient texts, the Encyclopedia provides for each document details of authorship and provenance, a statement of the text's content and place within its religious tradition, a listing of editions and commentaries, and a bibliography of the pertinent scholarly literature. The Encyclopedia of Religious and Philosophical Writings in Late Antiquity is an unparalleled resource both for general readers and for scholars of ancient religion and philosophy."--Jacket
The priestly gift in Mishnah : a study of tractate Terumot by Alan J Avery-Peck( Book )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopaedia of Judaism( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the current state of scholarship on fundamental issues of Judaism, both past and present. Emphasis is placed on the classical literature of Judaism and its history, however this edition also includes principal entries on contemporary issues. Written for an audience from all backgrounds, scholars and general readers alike
Mishnah's Division of agriculture : a history and theology of Seder Zeraim by Alan J Avery-Peck( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and German and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George W.E. Nickelsburg in perspective : an ongoing dialogue of learning( Book )

14 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terumot( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tractate Besah( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shebiit( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Routledge dictionary of Judaism
Covers
The Mishnah in contemporary perspectiveJudaism and Christianity : new directions for dialogue and understandingThe Routledge dictionary of JudaismAncient, medieval, and modernThe encyclopedia of JudaismThe Blackwell companion to JudaismJudaism in late antiquityThe Blackwell reader in Judaism
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Languages
English (209)

German (1)