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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. 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 50.00
Explores the history of Jewish messianism, looking at all the Jewish messiahs about whom anything is known, introducing each of these in turn and offering excerpts of the original texts that tell their stories. By examining the messianic idea in the tradition which gave rise to it, Lenowitz sheds light on this aspect of Jewish history. more...
- Baylor University Press 2004; US$ 39.95
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...
- Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 19.99
Leading American clergyman Robert Levine steps into the fray in What God Can Do For You Now, a book that convinces us that the potential for tragedy exists alongside the potential for miracles, every day and every where. more...