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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 35.99
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. 1997; US$ 43.99
One of Maimonides' classic works, the Treatise on Resurrection is an extended discussion of resurrection, the immortality of the soul, the mysteries of the Messianic Age, and the World to Come. The Treatise on Resurrection was controversial in its day for its departure from accepted Jewish theology. Despite opposition to his ideas, Maimonides defended... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1977; US$ 43.99
As an old proverb puts it, 'Two Jews, three opinions.' In the long, rich, tumultuous history of the Jewish people, this characteristic contentiousness has often been extended even unto Heaven. Arguing with God is a highly original and utterly absorbing study that skates along the edge of this theological thin ice_at times verging dangerously close... 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...
- 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...
- Traugott Bautz 2014; US$ 8.35
"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...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 77.04
Hauptbeschreibung This volume grew out of an international conference on Prophetism in the Old and New Testament (October 2006), organised by the Centre for Biblical Studies of the Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca. The volume contains fourteen essays covering various aspects of prophetism and prophetic literature in Jewish and early Christian... more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 177.00
In this work Neusner argues that the law of normative Judaism, the Halakhah, viewed whole, with its category-formations read in logical sequence, tells a coherent story. He demonstrates that details of the law contribute to making a single statement. more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 124.99
The author examines classical Jewish literature to see how Rabbis answered questions arising from the existence of suffering. Responses to events such as the defeat of Palestine by Rome and the destruction of the Temple at Jerusalem are shown as relevant to the theological problem of suffering. more...