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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 39.99
This expanded second edition of the classic text on life after death in Judaism includes new material on practical applications of Jewish views of the afterlife, such as funeral, burial, and shiva, as well as an updated look at how views on death and dying have shifted in recent years. Synthesizing traditional Jewish sources with contemporary psychological... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1996; US$ 54.99
Contemporary Jews often find meaning in Judaism's family and communal orientation, its beautiful rituals, its enriching culture, its sense of ethnic rootedness, and its moral values. For the classical Jewish tradition, however, all of these features of Judaism depend on a belief in God. Since many modern Jews do not know what to make of that belief,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The history of Judaising movements has been largely ignored by historians of religion. This volume analyzes the interplay between colonialism, a Judaism not traditionally viewed as proselytising but which at certain points was struggling to heed the Prophets and become a light unto the Gentiles' and the attraction for many different peoples of the... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2002; US$ 88.99
Both traditions recognize and draw theological and historical lessons from some of the same narrative sources, but this is the first comparative resource to provide interdisciplinary coverage of the history and textual sources associated with prophets and prophecy. This thorough treatment of a difficult and increasingly controversial subject area will... more...
- Rothus Verlag 2014; US$ 32.99
Wohl keine andere Volksgruppe hat, gemessen an ihrer Verbreitung, derart großen Einfluss auf das abendländische Kultur und Geistesleben wie die Juden. Worin liegt das Geheimnis? In der Jahrhunderte alten Ausgrenzung bis zum Völkermord im Holocaust? In der Religion? Oder in etwas anderem? - Ziel dieses Buches ist es, Phänomen und Mysterium des Judentums... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2014; US$ 7.57
"Wissensgesellschaft" ist das Leitwort der heutigen Bildungsdebatte in den Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften und in der Pädagogik. Dieser liegt ein zumeist unreflektiert bleibendes Wissenschaftsverständnis zugrunde. Daran wird dann wiederum ein mehr oder minder unreflektiert bleibendes Bildungsverständnis angeschlossen. Markus Porsche-Ludwig unternimmt... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 44.99
Over the centuries, the messianic tradition has provided the language through which modern Jewish philosophers, socialists, and Zionists envisioned a utopian future. Michael L. Morgan, Steven Weitzman, and an international group of leading scholars ask new questions and provide new ways of thinking about this enduring Jewish idea. Using the writings... more...
- Baylor University Press 2010; US$ 49.95
Turmoil still grips the Middle East and fear now paralyzes post-9/11 America. The comforts and challenges of this book are thus as timely as when first published in 1987. With new reflections on the future of Judaism and Israel, Ellis underscores the enduring problem of justice. Ellis' use of liberation theology to make connections between the Holocaust... more...