From: Jim West (
Date: Thu Jun 08 2000 - 12:51:42 EDT

At 08:18 AM 6/7/00 -0700, you wrote:

>Is the 1 volume abridgement of Kittel
>adequate? Does it woefully
>omit cardinal points
>of lexical and theological

It is totally inadequate- it is the readers digest condensed version. Save
your money and your soul and get the whole set rather than this circumcised
and sawed off useless edition.

>If one could not afford or
>have the ability to read the
>10 volume Kittel, is the
>1 volume Kittel an adequate

No- it isnt even an inadequate substitute. that would be 5 steps ups. you
can find kittel fairly cheap at used bookstores or CBD or some such. the
one volume thing is just a waste.

in my very humble opinion of course.




" The righteous man looks after his own soul, and the bodies of others,
whereas the hypocrite looks after his own body, and the souls of others"
Rabbi Lionel Blue

Jim West, ThD

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