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- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 149.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 97.00
The impact of technology-enhanced mass death in the twentieth century, argues Zachary Braiterman, has profoundly affected the future shape of religious thought. In his provocative book, the author shows how key Jewish theologians faced the memory of Auschwitz by rejecting traditional theodicy, abandoning any attempt to justify and vindicate the relationship... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 24.99
How is it possible, after the Shoah, to declare one's faith in the God of Israel? Breaking the Tablets is David Weiss Halivni's eloquent and insightful response to this question. Halivni, Auschwitz survivor and one of the greatest Talmudic scholars of the past century, declares that at this time of God's near absence, Jews can still observe the words... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00
Moses Maimonides (1138?1204) supported a concept of the Messiah which was radically new within the Jewish tradition. The author of the present volume examines whether and to what extent this concept can be traced back to Early Medieval Islamic philosophy. She devotes particular attention to the religio-philosophical, philological, historical... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 50.00
How and why did Western cultures come to imagine the heavenly realm as they do? This volume traces the history of speculation about heaven and discovers that the Hebrew texts that fed Jewish and Christian notions were deeply influenced by images drawn from the surrounding cultures. more...