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- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1977; US$ 43.99
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...
- 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...
- Baylor University Press 2004; US$ 39.95
Turmoil still grips the Middle East and fear now paralyzes post-9/11 America. The comforts and challenges of this book are thus as timely as when first published in 1987. With new reflections on the future of Judaism and Israel, Ellis underscores the enduring problem of justice. Ellis' use of liberation theology to make connections between the Holocaust... more...
- Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 19.99
Leading American clergyman Robert Levine steps into the fray in What God Can Do For You Now, a book that convinces us that the potential for tragedy exists alongside the potential for miracles, every day and every where. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 22.50
Contemporary theology, and Jewish theology in particular, Michael Fishbane asserts, now lies fallow, beset by strong critiques from within and without. For Jewish reality, a coherent and wide-ranging response in thoroughly modern terms is needed. Sacred Attunement is Fishbane’s attempt to renew Jewish theology for our time, in the larger... more...