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- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
This book is a comprehensive account of how the Jews became a diaspora people. The term 'diaspora' was first applied exclusively to the early history of the Jews as they began settling in scattered colonies outside of Israel-Judea during the time of the Babylonian exile; it has come to express the characteristic uniqueness of the Jewish historical... more...
- Kabbalah Publishing 2013; US$ 14.95
Angels serve as the infrastructure of the spiritual world, facilitating the circulation of energy throughout the universe. Some have since the beginning of time ? archangels, angels of the days of the week and of the zodiac, guardian angels, and the Angel of Death. Invisible, intangible, and they influence us. But many people don?t know we influence... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00
Forward by Sherwin B. Nuland As Jack Riemer demonstrates in this collection of Jewish resources for mourning and healing, the Jewish tradition has much to offer those who seek its help in time of need. Here are personal as well as practical writings by contemporary authors about the Shivah period, Kaddish, Yizkor, Yahrzeit, and less familiar practices... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 87.07
Hauptbeschreibung In this study, Aleksander Michalak focuses mainly on the association of angelic beings with warfare in the Jewish literary sources. The author has examined the various depictions of the warrior angels in the literature of the Second Temple period with reference to the roots of such representations, their popularity, and various... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 82.50
This engaging argument for the future of Jewish theology, written by a renowned Jewish scholar, provides a rounded introduction to the faith, its history, and its place in the modern world. Explores foundational Jewish structures and concepts through the discussion and interpretation of Jewish texts Argues that we must acknowledge holiness as a... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 60.00
Contemplative Nation challenges the long-standing view that theology is not a vital part of the Jewish tradition. For political and philosophical reasons, both scholars of Judaism and Jewish thinkers have sought to minimize the role of theology in Judaism. This book constructs a new model for understanding Jewish theological language that emphasizes... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00
Until the last century, it was generally agreed that Maimonides was a great defender of Judaism, and Spinoza—as an Enlightenment advocate for secularization—among its key opponents. However, a new scholarly consensus has recently emerged that the teachings of the two philosophers were in fact much closer than was previously thought. In... more...
- New Press, The 2012; US$ 21.95
In July 2008 a front-page story in the New York Times reported on the discovery of an ancient Hebrew tablet, dating from before the birth of Jesus, which predicted a Messiah who would rise from the dead after three days. Commenting on this startling discovery at the time, noted Talmud scholar Daniel Boyarin argued that ?some Christians will find... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 136.00
For almost two thousand years, various images of Jesus accompanied Jewish thought and imagination: a flesh-and-blood Jew, a demon, a spoiled student, an idol, a brother, a (failed) Messiah, a nationalist rebel, a Greek god in Jewish garb, and more. This volume charts for the first time the different ways that Jesus has been represented and understood... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 22.03
Hauptbeschreibung Das vorliegende Werk befasst sich mit Martin Walsers Roman Jagd, erschienen 1988, und untersucht die darin beschriebenen zwischenmenschlichen Beziehungen mit Fokus auf die Dynamik der Paarbindungen. Martin Walsers Roman Jagd ist der mittlere Roman aus der Trilogie um die Familie Zürn. Ihm voraus ging 1980 Das Schwanenhaus und bedeutend... more...