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- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99
This work explores how each successive phase of Jewish literature has drawn upon and reimagined the previous ones. Arguing that there is a continuity in Jewish literature which extends from the biblical era to our own times, this serves as a guide to the history of that literature and its genres. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 31.00
In Leaves from the Garden of Eden, Howard Schwartz, a three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award, has gathered together one hundred of the most astonishing and luminous stories from Jewish folk tradition. Just as Schwartz's award-winning book Tree of Souls: The Mythology of Judaism collected the essential myths of Jewish tradition, Leaves... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99
In Leaves from the Garden of Eden, Howard Schwartz, a three-time winner of the National Jewish Book Award, has gathered together one hundred of the most astonishing and luminous stories from Jewish folk tradition. Just as Schwartz's award-winning book Tree of Souls collected the essential myths of Jewish tradition, Leaves from the Garden of Eden... more...
- Karnac Books 2010; US$ 26.95
"Political correctness" involves much more than a restriction of speech. It represents a broad cultural transformation, a shift in the way people understand things and organize their lives; a change in the way meaning is made.The problem addressed in this book is that, for reasons the author explores, some ways of making "meaning" support the creation... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 114.95
The purpose of the series is to explore the central and unique role of organizational ethics in creating and sustaining a pluralistic, free enterprise economy. The primary goal of the research studies published here is to examine how profit seeking and not for profit organizations can be conceived and designed to satisfy legitimate human needs in an... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 6.99
Have you heard about the man who marries . . . a corpse? Or what about the magic school where one student in every class is never allowed to leave? Many of these tales go back hundreds of years and to the farthest corners of the earth, but as diverse as they are, they also reveal one important truth: everyone loves a scary story. The authors have dug... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 114.95
This volume includes contributions from colleagues of the late Patrick Primeaux, a past editor of this series, outstanding teacher of business ethics and longtime chair of the Theology Department at St John's University in New York City. Other contributions are the result of a conference held in June, 2011 at the University of Tasmania by the Australian... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 34.99
With this collection, the author retells 36 Jewish fairy tales that are at once otherworldly and earthy, pious and playful. Drawn from around the world, the stories are characterized by their infusion of traditional Jewish characters or by their treatment of Jewish religious themes. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 22.99
Demonstrates that there is a flourishing mythology in Judaism, which first emerges in the Bible and continues to evolve in all subsequent phases of Jewish literature and lore. This book identifies and collects nearly 700 of these primary Jewish myths. They are drawn from a range of sources including the Bible, and the Jewish apocryphal. more...
- Penguin Group US 2002; US$ 5.99
What is real and what is imaginary? Do evil creatures lurk in the shadows? Do demons attack the helpless? Are there such things as invisible men? For generations, storytellers have given substance to our worst fears. In Ask the Bones, master storytellers Arielle North Olson and Howard Schwartz retell a varied selection of the world's most frightening... more...