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- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39
Scriptural Exegesis gathers an international community of scholars to consider the history of biblical interpretation and to question how exegesis shapes spiritual and cultural creativity in the light of Michael Fishbane's groundbreaking work. Eighteen chapters chart approaches to scriptural texts from ancient to modern times. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 16.00
The instant New York Times bestselling memoir of a young Jewish woman?s escape from a religious sect, in the tradition of Ayaan Hirsi Ali?s Infidel and Carolyn Jessop?s Escape , featuring a new epilogue by the author. As a member of the strictly religious Satmar sect of Hasidic Judaism, Deborah Feldman grew up under a code of relentlessly enforced... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 152.37
Der Autor rekonstruiert die abenteuerliche Lebensgeschichte des Kabbalisten Abraham Cohen de Herrera (gest. 1635) im Kontext seiner mystischen Werke. Herrera verfasste eine Synthese zwischen christlich geprägter Renaissance-Philosophie, humanistischer Bildungstradition und den kabbalistischen Vorstellungen des Isaak Luria. Seine Biographie... more...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 30.00
Over the past generation, scholars have devoted increasing attention to the diverse forms that Jewish mysticism has taken both in the past and today: what was once called ?nonsense? by Jewish scholars has generated important research and attention both within the academy and beyond, as demonstrated by the popular fascination with figures such as Madonna... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 28.99
Menahem Mendel Schneerson (1902-1994) was the seventh and seemingly last Rebbe of the Habad-Lubavitch dynasty. Marked by conflicting tendencies, Schneerson was a radical messianic visionary who promoted a conservative political agenda, a reclusive contemplative who built a hasidic sect into an international movement, and a man dedicated to the exposition... more...
- Nehora Press 2012; US$ 14.99
A Tapestry for the Soul takes the Introduction to the Zohar (as translated in In the Shadow of the Ladder ) as its main thread, from its beginning to its end. Excerpts from Rabbi Ashlag?s other writings are skillfully placed throughout, in order to explain the Introduction to the Zohar in depth. This is a totally innovative way of teaching.... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1977; US$ 45.99
Ever since the earliest times, Jewish scholars have looked to the Hebrew language as a source of holiness and a wellspring of wisdom. Both letters and words, it has always been assumed, they have hidden messages and secrets to be sought after, as if we are opening a shell to extract the fruit. Rabbi Benjamin Blech has gathered many examples of the... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 1985; US$ 9.95
The author uses a question and answer format to provide basic background information for the study of Kabbals. Includes history, doctrines, anthropology, magical methods, talismans, and shows the growth and change within the movement. more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 1999; US$ 50.00
The Canon is the numerical interpretation of the Cosmic law and, since man is a microcosm of the universe, it is also the law of human nature. The history of all civilizations is the history of their interpretation of the Canon. Codified by ancient philosophers and guarded by priests in the temples, the Canon sanctified the society that possessed... more...