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  • Gnosis und Judentumby Jaan Lahe

    BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00

    The book analyses different theories concerning the origin of Gnosticism and the use of lore from the Old Testament and Judaism in Gnostic literature and searches for an answer to the following question ? could the use of lore from the Old Testament and Judaism in Gnostic literature validate the theory that Gnosticism is of Jewish origin? more...

  • Fatal Embraceby Mark Braverman

    Beaufort Books 2012; US$ 18.90

    Mark Braverman shows how the Jewish quest for safety and empowerment and the Christian endeavor to atone for centuries of anti-Semitism have combined to suppress the conversations needed to bring about a just and lasting peace in the Holy Land. Fatal Embrace charts Braverman's journey as an American Jew struggling with the difficult realities of... more...

  • The Faith of Biology and the Biology of Faithby Robert E. Pollack

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 21.99

    Are there parallels between the "moment of insight" in science and the emergence of the "unknowable" in religious faith? Where does scientific insight come from? Award-winning biologist Robert Pollack argues that an alliance between religious faith and science is not necessarily an argument in favor of irrationality: the two can inform each other's... more...

  • Studies in Modern Jewish and Hindu Thoughtby Margaret Chatterjee

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 110.00

    The book compares modern Jewish and Hindu thought through discussing selected writers with reference to common issues treated by them, issues which are still relevant today. The writers are Mahatma Gandhi, Max Nordau, A.D. Gordon, Martin Buber, Sri Aurobindo, Rav Kook and Rabindranath Tagore. The issues include the following: the critique of civilisation,... more...

  • Reconstructing Ashkenazby David Malkiel

    Stanford University Press 2008; US$ 67.50

    Reconstructing Ashkenaz shows that, contrary to traditional historical accounts, the Jews of western Europe in the High Middle Ages were not a society of saints and martyrs. more...

  • Narratives and Jewish Bioethicsby Jonathan K. Crane

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    Narratives and Jewish Bioethics searches for answers to the critical question of what roles ancient narratives play in creating modern norms by Jewish bioethicists utilizing the Jewish textual tradition. more...

  • Divine Service?by Stuart A. Cohen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    Soldiering, which for almost two millennia was almost entirely foreign to Jewish thought and practice, has by virtue of universal conscription become a rite of passage to citizenship in the Jewish state. For practicing orthodox Jews in Israel that change generates dilemmas that are intellectual as well as behavioural, and has necessitated both doctrinal... more...

  • Religious Competition in the Third Century CE: Jews, Christians, and the Greco-Roman Worldby Jordan D. Rosenblum; Lily Vuong; Nathaniel DesRosiers

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 58.98

    The essays in this work examine issues related to authority, identity, or change in religious and philosophical traditions of the third century CE. This century is of particular interest because of the political and cultural developments and conflicts that occurred during this period, which in turn drastically changed the social and religious landscape... more...

  • Christians and Jews in the Twelfth-Century Renaissanceby Dr Anna Brechta Sapir Abulafia; Anna Abulafia

    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...

  • Jewish and Christian Doctrinesby Bruce Chilton; Jacob Neusner

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Jewish and Christian Doctrines presents a concise and lucid introduction to the foundations of Judaism and Christianity. The authors explore key documents ofJudaism and Christianity to elucidate and illuminate the doctrinal issues which the documents raise and to examine the similarities and differences between the two faiths. more...