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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
The twelfth century was a period of rapid change in Europe. The intellectual landscape was being transformed by new access to classical works through non-Christian sources. The Christian church was consequently trying to strengthen its control over the priesthood and laity and within the church a dramatic spiritual renewal was taking place. Christians... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 175.00
Exploring deep into the history of the conflict between Christians and Jews from medieval to modern times, this wide-ranging volume - which includes newly uncovered material from the recently opened post-Soviet archives - seeks to bring positive understanding to controversial issues of inter-faith confrontation. Here, a number of eminent scholars from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
"Duty and Healing" positions ethical issues commonly encountered in clinical situations within Jewish law. The concept of duty is significant in exploring bioethical issues, and this book presents an authentic and non-parochial Jewish approach to bioethics, while it includes critiques of both current secular and Jewish literatures. Among the issues... more...
- BRILL 2000; US$ 85.00
This title includes 27 interdisciplinary essays on aspects of Judaism in the Greco-Roman world, exemplifying a wide range of techniques, by a well-known scholar. Three are previously unpublished, including a reappraisal of the Judaism and Hellenism debate and a study of the Sardis synagogue. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 22.00
Part of the Jewish Encounter series A history of the Jewish people from bris to burial, from ?muscle Jews? to nose jobs. Melvin Konner, a renowned doctor and anthropologist, takes the measure of the ?Jewish body,? considering sex, circumcision, menstruation, and even those most elusive and controversial of microscopic markers?Jewish genes. But... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 40.95
Repair of the Soul examines transformation from the perspective of Jewish mysticism and psychoanalysis, addressing the question of how one achieves self-understanding that leads not only to insight but also to meaningful change. In this beautifully written and thought-provoking book, Karen Starr draws upon a contemporary relational approach to psychoanalysis... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 34.99
Hasidism, a kabbalah-inspired movement founded by Israel Ba'al Shem Tov (c1700-1760), transformed Jewish communities across Eastern and East Central Europe. In Men of Silk, Glenn Dynner draws upon newly discovered Polish archival material and neglected Hebrew testimonies to illuminate Hasidism's dramatic ascendancy in the region of Central... more...