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- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 38.99
Mordecai M. Kaplan, founder of the Jewish Reconstructionist movement, is the only rabbi to have been excommunicated by the Orthodox rabbinical establishment in America. Kaplan was indeed a radical, rejecting such fundamental Jewish beliefs as the concept of the chosen people and a supernatural God. Although he valued the Jewish community and was a... more...
- eReads 2009; US$ 9.99
In the late fifties and sixties, Greenwich Village was the quirkiest, most charming, jazzy, eccentric and urban of environments, the center of all that was both quaint and "cool": brownstones and beatniks, coffeehouses and college students, folksingers and freethinkers, poets and "prophets." Into this fascinating mix of cultural archetypes came a young... more...
- De Gruyter 1998; US$ 133.00
These contributions by prominent editors inquire centrally into the relation between philology and philosophy, more specifically the possibility of an inner bond uniting them, of a philological form of knowledge and truth, in short of a philosophy of philology. Alongside studies on the theoretical, methodological and hermeneutic aspects of editing,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 38.99
Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972) was a prolific scholar, impassioned theologian, and prominent activist who participated in the black civil rights movement and the campaign against the Vietnam War. He has been hailed as a hero, honored as a visionary, and endlessly quoted as a devotional writer. In this sympathetic, yet critical, examination, Shai... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 98.95
A thorough and accessible introduction to Maimonides, arguably one of the most important Jewish philosophers of all time. This work incorporates material from Maimonides’ philosophical, legal, and medical works, providing a synoptic picture of Maimonides’ philosophical range. Maimonides was, and remains, one of the most influential and... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 137.00
This book is an in-depth study of the function of music in religious experience according to Rabbi Na?man of Bratzlav. It provides new insights on his unique doctrine of the Good Points, which represent the core of loving kindness and holiness in the human soul, and the musical context in which they become both a means and a metaphor for spiritual... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2002; US$ 37.99
Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach was one of the most original and inspired Jewish personalities of the twentieth century. In this incredible volume, Yitta Halberstam Mandelbaum, a devoted student of Reb Shlomo, gathers dozens of stories about this charismatic, loving Jewish leader. The episodes retold here by Reb Shlomo's followers and admirers underscore his... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1976; US$ 94.99
In Praise of the Baal Shem Tov is the first complete English translation of the tales surrounding the Besht, a rabbi and kabbalistic practitioner whose teachings bolstered the growing Hasidic movement in the eighteenth century. An important source on the life, philosophy, and mystical works of the Besht, In Praise of the Baal Shem Tov also... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2013; US$ 14.95
Julius Lester was born the son of a black Methodist minister in the south. His book Lovesong is a beautifully written account of his spiritual journey away from the conventions of his Southern heritage and Methodist upbringing, culminating in his personal self-discovery through a conversion to Judaism. Growing up in the turbulent civil rights era... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; US$ 54.99
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