The first anthology of Jewish mythology in English, Tree of
Souls reveals a mythical tradition as rich and as fascinating
as any in the world. Drawing from the Bible, the Pseudepigrapha,
the Talmud and Midrash, the kabbalistic literature, medieval
folklore, Hasidic texts, and oral lore collected in the modern era,
Schwartz has gathered together nearly 700 of the key Jewish myths.
The myths themselves are marvelous. We read of Adams diamond and
the Land... more...