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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95
Written by an experienced university teacher, who is also a scholar and rabbi, this extensive textbook presents an unrivalled guide to the history, belief and practice of Judaism. Beginning with the ancient Near-Eastern background, it covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the rise of medieval Judaism in... more...
- Impress Books 2011; US$ 5.82
This dictionary makes centuries of kabbalistic work accessible. Its topics range from the mysteries of the Godhead to the order of the universe, its different worlds and inhabitants. It covers early Merkavah mysticism, the golden era of medieval Spain, the flowering in Safed, the Hasidic movement of eastern Europe and the modern era. Fascinating biographies... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 24.78
Anti-Semitism has featured in the history of Western civilisation since the Greeks. What the twentieth century has seen through the lens of the holocaust has been happening for over 3000 years. Dan Cohn-Sherbok traces the origins of anti-Semitism and its manifestations, from political opposition to racial persecution, Cohn-Sherbok describes Jewish... more...
- Impress Books 2014; US$ 7.28
The Athenaeum was founded in 1824 as a meeting place for those who enjoy the life of the mind. Over the years its members have included scientists, clergy, lawyers, artists, writers, civil servants, doctors and academics. In its history 52 members have won the Nobel Prize. Frequently serious discussions take place in the Drawing Room, the Coffee Room,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 131.00
Since the post-Enlightenment, Jews have fragmented into a variety of sub-groups, each with their own religious ideology. This book provides a description as well as a critique of these various Jewish religious groups and offers an alternative model of Judaism based on an assessment of the nature of contemporary Jewish life. As will be seen, modern... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1994; US$ 190.00
This pioneering study is the first full-length exploration of the relationship between Judaism and the world's religions. After tracing the history of Jewish views of other religious traditions, the author formulates a new Jewish theology of religious pluralism. This is a vital source for all those who seek to understand Judaism among the universe... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 34.95
Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers is a panoramic survey of over 2,000 years of Jewish thought, religious and secular, ancient and modern. Now in its second edition, this essential reference guide contains new introductions to the lives and works of such thinkers as: Hannah Arendt, Immanuel Levinas, Judith Plaskow, Sigmund Freud, and Walter Benjamin. Also... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
Life expectancy is going up. Our parents are increasingly likely to be living into their eighties and nineties. Many find themselves in the position of caring for their parents when they are already retired themselves, or not in good health, or still have children to support financially. Do you feel your parents are a burden? Do they feel that? How... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
Beginning with the earliest philosopher of the Middle Ages, Saadiah ben Joseph al-Fayyumi, this work surveys the writings of such figures as Solomon ben Joseph ibn Gabirol, Bahya ben Joseph ibn Pakuda, Abraham ben david Halevi ibn Daud, Judah Halevi, Moses Maimonides, Gersonides, Hasdai Crescas, Simon ben Zemah Duran, Joseph Albo, Isaac Arama, and... more...