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  • Birkat haMinimby Yaakov Yanki Teppler; Susan Weingarten

    Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 104.02

    One of the intriguing questions in the study of the period of the re-formation of Judaism after the destruction of the Second Temple is the identity of a group which appears in hundreds of Talmudic sources from those days - the <i>minim.</i> .<br />It is clear that most of these sources reflect different facets of the polemic between... more...

  • Bulgaria's Synagogue Poetsby Leon J. Weinberger; Leon J. Weinberger

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Critical Edition with introduction and commentary by Leon J. Weinberger   This is the first in-depth study of three 11th- to 12th-century poets from Balkan Byzantium. Included are all of the known works by Moses b. Hiyya, Joseph b. Jacob Qalai, and Isaac b. Judah, collected from rare manuscripts and printed editions... more...

  • Circumcision as a Malleable Symbolby Nina E. Livesey

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 46.76

    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 strength of this volume... more...

  • Community of Faithby Jonathan Sacks

    Halban 2013; US$ 6.99

    Chief Rabbi Emeritus Lord Jonathan Sacks evaluates of the role of the synagogue in Jewish life today. In it he explores the choices faced by religious leadership in the modern world, and the ways in which the synagogue embodies a living community of faith. His book Faith in the Future, described by The Times as 'one of the most significant declarations... more...

  • The Concept of Purity at Qumran and in the Letters of Paulby Michael Newton

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    This book examines religious self-understanding in terms of the concept of purity. more...

  • Conversion to Judaismby Lawrence J. Epstein

    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...

  • Converts to Judaismby Lawrence J. Epstein

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 36.99

    From the biblical story of Ruth to the star conversion of Elizabeth Taylor, Epstein tells the stories of people who have converted to Judaism throughout history. This book is a resource for people considering the challenging path of conversion and an illustration of the important role Jewish converts have played in Jewish life through the ages. ... more...

  • A Cup of Comfort Devotional Storiesby James Stuart

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 2.99

    In A Cup of Comfort Devotional Stories , you?ll find three stories that provide a devout dose of comfort, strength and inspiration. These stories combine biblical passages and commentary with touching, heartfelt stories that have become the hallmark of A Cup of Comfort. You?ll be inspired when you celebrate these cherished stories of Jesus entering... more...

  • Das Priesterverständnis des Flavius Josephusby Oliver Gußmann

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 132.64

    Die Gestalt des antiken jüdischen Historikers Flavius Josephus erschließt sich am homogensten von seiner Priesterschaft und von seinem Priesterverständnis her, nicht aber durch seine Zuordnung zu einer der politisch-religiösen Parteien. Die Hohenpriester sind wesentliche Protagonisten der Geschichtsschreibung des Josephus. Er selbst ordnet sich dem... more...

  • De libertate et servitute spiritusby Martin Dietz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 71.56

    Martin Timóteo Dietz geht der Frage nach, welche Bedeutung dem Heiligen Geist in Luthers »Tractatus de libertate christiana« zukommt. Sein Ziel ist es nachzuweisen, dass Luthers Freiheitsschrift«, besonders greifbar in deren lateinischer Version, eminent pneumatologischen Charakter besitzt. Der »Freiheitstraktat« entfaltet zwar keine ausgeführte Pneumatologie,... more...