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- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 80.44
Hauptbeschreibung This volume grew out of an international conference on Prophetism in the Old and New Testament (October 2006), organised by the Centre for Biblical Studies of the Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca. The volume contains fourteen essays covering various aspects of prophetism and prophetic literature in Jewish and early Christian... more...
- De Gruyter 1999; US$ 133.00
This volume contains the proceedings of the eponymous conference held in Münster in May 1998. Central concerns are a) Jewish political thinking in France and Italy, and b) the conflict between a laicist and a religious orientation in the state of Israel. There is detailed discussion both of the change in Jewish identity among diaspora Jews and of present-day... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 42.95
At first glance, Orthodox Judaism may not seem compatible with the prevailing world view of egalitarianism, regardless of race, gender or religion. But modern Orthodox Jews share an appreciation for egalitarianism as a positive moral value, and do not simply dismiss this contemporary ethos as incompatible with their faith. This collection of essays... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1977; US$ 39.99
As an old proverb puts it, 'Two Jews, three opinions.' In the long, rich, tumultuous history of the Jewish people, this characteristic contentiousness has often been extended even unto Heaven. Arguing with God is a highly original and utterly absorbing study that skates along the edge of this theological thin ice_at times verging dangerously close... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1997; US$ 43.99
One of Maimonides' classic works, the Treatise on Resurrection is an extended discussion of resurrection, the immortality of the soul, the mysteries of the Messianic Age, and the World to Come. The Treatise on Resurrection was controversial in its day for its departure from accepted Jewish theology. Despite opposition to his ideas, Maimonides defended... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00
Norbert M. Samuelson asks the question: what is the most reasonable possible conception of the doctrine of 'revelation' found in the sources of the Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) in the light of modern challenges from academic studies of evolutionary psychology, analytic philosophy and biblical history? more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 177.00
In this work Neusner argues that the law of normative Judaism, the Halakhah, viewed whole, with its category-formations read in logical sequence, tells a coherent story. He demonstrates that details of the law contribute to making a single statement. more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 124.99
The author examines classical Jewish literature to see how Rabbis answered questions arising from the existence of suffering. Responses to events such as the defeat of Palestine by Rome and the destruction of the Temple at Jerusalem are shown as relevant to the theological problem of suffering. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 50.00
Explores the history of Jewish messianism, looking at all the Jewish messiahs about whom anything is known, introducing each of these in turn and offering excerpts of the original texts that tell their stories. By examining the messianic idea in the tradition which gave rise to it, Lenowitz sheds light on this aspect of Jewish history. more...