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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
'Sectarianism in Early Judaism' applies recent developments in sociological analysis to sect formation and development in early Judaism. The essays examine sectarianism in a wide range of different forms: the many layers of redaction in religious texts; the development arcs of sectarian groups; the role of sectarianism across Jewish history as well... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 174.99
The time of the Babylonian capitivity (c.587-539 BCE) is of seminal importance for the formation of the Hebrew Bible as well as for the religious development of Judaism. Previous studies of this era have usually privileged the perspective of the community of captives (the Golah), and the period is known as the `Exilic Age'. Jill Middlemas challenges... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 159.00
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 70.03
The question of why the cooperation of Jews with the Persian and Ptolemaic empires achieved some success and why it failed with regard to the Seleucids and the Romans, even turning into military hostility against them, has not been sufficiently answered. The present volume intends to show, from the perspectives of Hebrew Bible, Judaic, and Ancient... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 65.00
Hasidism Incarnate contends that much of modern Judaism in the West developed in reaction to Christianity and in defense of Judaism as a unique tradition. Ironically enough, this occurred even as modern Judaism increasingly dovetailed with Christianity with regard to its ethos, aesthetics, and attitude toward ritual and faith. Shaul Magid argues... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 65.00
Mirage of the Saracen analyzes the growth of monasticism and Christian settlements in the Sinai Peninsula through the early seventh century C.E. Walter D. Ward examines the ways in which Christian monks justified occupying the Sinai through creating associations between Biblical narratives and Sinai sites while assigning uncivilized, negative, and... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00
The historian and religious scholar Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich (1921-2007) was among the most influential minds in the post-Shoah German-speaking Jewish world. In 1943, with the help of Christian friends, he escaped from Berlin to Switzerland, where as a student, he became a spokesman in Jewish-Christian dialogue. Hartmut Bomhoff narrates how... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 37.34
Weder dem protestantischen Pietismus noch dem osteuropäisch-jüdischen Chassidismus ? zwei der großen Frömmigkeitsbewegungen der Neuzeit ? wird im theoretisch-theologischen Bereich viel Innovatives attestiert. Unter den Zeitgenossen sorgten beide Bewegungen jedoch für großes Furore. Ihre Frömmigkeitspraxis zeigt, was darin als das spezifisch Pietistische... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1996; US$ 89.99
Known as baalei teshuvah "those who return," formerly secular and marginally religious Jews are returning to embrace traditional Judaism and reclaiming it as an enriching and viable way of life. Pathways: Jews Who Return is a collection of first-person oral histories that illuminates the journey. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Originally published between 1920-70, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...