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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...
- 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...
- Impress Books 2011; US$ 7.99
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...
- 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 2013; US$ 50.95
In this illuminating history, Dan Cohn-Sherbok traces the development of Jewish history from ancient times to the present day. Containing over 100 maps and 30 photographs, this is a comprehensive atlas of Jewish history designed for students and the general reader. It is ideally suited for those courses in Jewish or Biblical Studies, serving as a handy... more...
- Impress Books 2014; US$ 9.99
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...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 25.99
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 2012; US$ 3.99
"In the shadow of the Holocaust, the empowered must empower those who seek nationhood, before it is too late."In this concise volume American-born Reform rabbi and Professor of Judaism Dan Cohn-Sherbok outlines the history of the conflict in Israel and draws on ethical Jewish religious principles to create a compelling argument for Jews world-wide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
This well-documented collection challenges the reader to examine and judge the arguments in six areas of contemporary unrest: women's liberation, black liberation, gay liberation, children's liberation, animal liberation and liberation in the Third World. It refrains from taking a single point of view, thus allowing the reader to gain an insight into... more...