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- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 46.11
Hauptbeschreibung Through a detailed evaluation of treatments of circumcision in the primary authors of the second century BCE to the first century CE, Nina E. Livesey demonstrates that there is no common or universally recognized meaning for the Jewish rite of circumcision. The meaning of circumcision is contingent upon its literary context. The... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 83.74
Hauptbeschreibung Flavius Josephus gilt als einer der wichtigsten Zeugen für Praxis und Deutung der jüdischen Feste in der Zeit vor 70 n.Chr. Jedoch stand bisher eine Untersuchung aus, die die entsprechenden Belegstellen in ihrem literarischen Kontext wahrnimmt. Birke Siggelkow-Berner greift den Befund auf, dass die jüdischen Feste im Bellum Judaicum... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 64.92
Hauptbeschreibung In this volume, Timothy Wardle examines the central importance of the Jerusalem Temple during the Second Temple period and the motivating factors which led to the construction of several rival Jewish temples to that in Jerusalem: namely, the Samaritan Temple on Mount Gerizim, the Oniad Temple in Leontopolis, and the "temple of men"... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00
Why is the Jewish New Year designated on the Jewish calendar as the first day of the seventh month, and not of the first month? Why do women cover their eyes when reciting the blessing over the Sabbath candles? How did the Seder originate? Does the Book of Esther, read on Purim, mirror any real historical events? Long considered a classic, The... more...
- Parallax Press 2012; US$ 6.99
A Handful of Quiet presents one of the best known and most innovative meditation practices developed by Thich Nhat Hanh as part of the Plum Village community's practice with children. Pebble meditation is a playful and fun activity that parents and educators can do with their children to introduce them to meditation. It is designed to involve children... more...
- Osho Media International 2012; US$ 1.99
Based in a deep understanding Osho responds to a very personal question related to issues of suicide. "In this neurotic world, if you are sane, sensitive, intelligent, either you have to go mad, or you have to commit suicide – or you have to become a meditator, a seeker." This new book from the series "OSHO Solutions" is a sample how difficult appearing... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1994; US$ 49.99
Conversion to Judaism provides information, advice, and support for individuals contemplating conversion to Judaism, as well as those who have converted and the families affected by this decision. With sensitivity and compassion, Lawrence J. Epstein offers an informative volume that warmly welcomes the newcomer to Judaism. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 27.95
When non-Orthodox Jews become frum (religious), they encounter much more than dietary laws and Sabbath prohibitions. They find themselves in the midst of a whole new culture, involving matchmakers, homemade gefilte fish, and Yiddish-influenced grammar. Becoming Frum explains how these newcomers learn Orthodox language and culture through their... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2012; US$ 15.99
Discover the Jewish Jesus! Teaching the Judaic roots of the Christian faith, fostering a deeper love for Yeshua, and sharing the Good News of Messiah with both Jew and Gentile. In Awakening to Messiah, Rabbi Kirt A. Schneider takes you on a personal journey, revealing how the Lord has appeared and has spoken to him over the past 30 years. You... more...
- JPS 2005; US$ 16.00
The ancient rabbis believed that the world rests on three pillars: study, worship, and good deeds. It is said that the greatest of these is study, for it leads to the other two. But exactly how does the modern Jewish reader go about studying the Mishnah, Talmud, and Midrash?the great ancient and often hard-to-comprehend texts of our tradition? And... more...