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- 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 22.50
Contemporary theology, and Jewish theology in particular, Michael Fishbane asserts, now lies fallow, beset by strong critiques from within and without. For Jewish reality, a coherent and wide-ranging response in thoroughly modern terms is needed. Sacred Attunement is Fishbane?s attempt to renew Jewish theology for our time, in the larger context... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
Respected scholar and Messianic Jew answers sixty common questions Christians have about Jewish people, culture, practices, and the Jewish background to the New Testament. more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 30.00
Since the late 1700s, when the Jewish community ceased to be a semiautonomous political unit in Western Europe and the United States and individual Jews became integrated?culturally, socially, and politically?into broader society, questions surrounding Jewish status and identity have occupied a prominent and contentious place in Jewish legal discourse.... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 60.00
Contemplative Nation challenges the long-standing view that theology is not a vital part of the Jewish tradition. For political and philosophical reasons, both scholars of Judaism and Jewish thinkers have sought to minimize the role of theology in Judaism. This book constructs a new model for understanding Jewish theological language that emphasizes... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00
During the first half of the 19th century, traditional Jewish conceptions of the Messiah underwent a profound reinterpretation. In place of the vision of a messianic king, new ideas arose about an ideal world. G. Kohler demonstrates that this new reading of Jewish messianism did not originate from the works of the philosopher Hermann Cohen,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
For almost two thousand years, various images of Jesus accompanied Jewish thought and imagination: a flesh-and-blood Jew, a demon, a spoiled student, an idol, a brother, a (failed) Messiah, a nationalist rebel, a Greek god in Jewish garb, and more. This volume charts for the first time the different ways that Jesus has been represented and understood... more...