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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 139.99
This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Judaism covers the history of the Jewish religion through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 800 cross-referenced entries on important personalities in Jewish religious history. more...
- Urim Publications 2015; US$ 7.99
The women profiled in this collection of absorbing essays?some known throughout the world, others known only within their own communities?all share one key trait: whether religious or secular, they are driven by their commitment to Judaism to engage in acts of kindness. In profiling women such as Ruth Gruber, who helped hundreds of Jewish refugees... more...
- Fortress Press 2015; US$ 54.99
Mark A. Jason offers a detailed investigation of the place of repentance in the Dead Sea Scrolls, addressing a significant lacuna in Qumran scholarship. Jason establishes the importance of repentance as a fundamental way of structuring and describing religious experience within the Qumran community. Jason shows that repentance was a central and decisive... more...
- World Wisdom 2015; US$ 9.99
This collection of essays by Leo Schaya (1916-1986), author of the much-acclaimed Universal Meaning of the Kabbalah , is only his second book to appear in English. Incorporating previously unpublished materials, this new work considers not just the Jewish mystical doctrine of the Kabbalah, but also the perennial and universal aspects at the very... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
Exploring how visual media presents claims to Jewish authenticity, Imagining Jewish Authenticity argues that Jews imagine themselves and their place within America by appealing to a graphic sensibility. Ken Koltun-Fromm traces how American Jewish thinkers capture Jewish authenticity, and lingering fears of inauthenticity, in and through visual discourse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 95.00
Drawing from an equally wide range of sources-sermons, polemical texts, theological treatises, hagiographical and devotional works, and histories-the volume demonstrates the emergence of a profoundly negative image of the Jews that established many of the stereotypes of classic Christian anti-Semitism. The volume, in particular, argues that the essential... more...
- JPS 2015; US$ 18.00
Hebrew and English text with new commentary and essays. Rabbi Silber has given us two books in one: the Haggadah itself, in English and Hebrew, with his seder commentary and a collection of essays that provide close readings of the classic biblical and rabbinic texts that inform Seder-night ritual and narration. Both parts work beautifully together... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00
The historian and religious scholar Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich (1921-2007) was among the most influential minds in the post-Shoah German-speaking Jewish world. In 1943, with the help of Christian friends, he escaped from Berlin to Switzerland, where as a student, he became a spokesman in Jewish-Christian dialogue. Hartmut Bomhoff narrates how... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This book addresses the historical, linguistic, philosophical, and theological dimensions of post-Holocaust Jewish?Christian dialogue. The distinguished thinkers who contribute illuminate how far the interfaith dialogue has come and what remains to be achieved. more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 65.00
Mirage of the Saracen analyzes the growth of monasticism and Christian settlements in the Sinai Peninsula through the early seventh century C.E. Walter D. Ward examines the ways in which Christian monks justified occupying the Sinai through creating associations between Biblical narratives and Sinai sites while assigning uncivilized, negative, and... more...