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- BRILL 2009; US$ 151.00
This book originates from a series of conferences held by the Nordic Qumran Network, established 2003. The volume includes some of the best contributions presented at the four symposia held in Helsinki 2003, Oslo 2004, Jerusalem 2005, and Copenhagen 2006. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 136.00
Through close textual analysis as well as a study of historical and literary context, this book shows how the amoraic midrashic collection Pesikta deRav Kahana developed a fresh homiletical language in an age of religious outreach and persuasion. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 178.00
This volume sheds new light on Maimonidesa (TM) work in medicine, Jewish law, and liturgy, and on how his philosophy was read, misread, and creatively reinvented in a wide range of contexts from the 13th century to the present. more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 185.00
This volume presents the discovery of several hundred new Hebrew and Aramaic manuscript fragments in Germany. It is a collection of conference papers that discuss the historical, paleographical, and cultural significance of these fragments. It is the first in a series of studies of similar findings in Europe. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 84.00
In this book Jacob Neusner analyzes the text of Sifra, a commentary on the book of Leviticus, arguing that Sifra should be understood as successfully relating the Mishnah, the authoritative writing down of the Oral Torah, to Jewish Scripture, or the written Torah. Neusner shows how Sifra's authors adopted a mediating position between the written Torah... more...
Medical Synonym Lists from Medieval Provence: Shem Tov ben Isaac of Tortosa: Sefer ha - Shimmush. Book 29BRILL 2011; US$ 237.00
This critical edition and lexicological analysis of the first of the two glossaries of Book 29 of Shem Tov ben Isaac's Sefer ha-Shimmush contains more than 700 entries and offfers an extensive overview of the formation of medieval medical terminology in the romance (Old Occitan and in part Old Catalan) and Hebrew languages, as well as within the Arabic... more...
- University Press of America 2012; US$ 32.99
Rabbinic documents about David, progenitor of the Messiah, relay the scriptural narrative of David the king. But, he is also transformed into a sage by Rabbinic writings of late antiquity: the Mishnah, the Yerushalmi, and the Bavli. Consequently, the Rabbis? Messiah becomes a rabbi. Neusner explores this transformation in depth. more...
- University Press of America 2012; US$ 38.99
Neuser has collected some of the more ambitious ventures into the documentary hypothesis of the Rabbinic canon and its current recapitulations. Neusner begins with the article written by Professor William Scott Free for Encyclopaedia Judaica second edition, as Green places the documentary hypothesis into the context of Neusner's entire oeuvre. more...
- University Press of America 2012; US$ 35.99
This study of the inclusion of biographical narratives examines sage-stories, anecdotes about the life and deeds of Rabbinic sages, in components of the unfolding canon of Rabbinic Judaism during the formative age. These documents, from the first six centuries C.E., are exclusive of the two Talmuds. more...
- University Press of America 2010; US$ 29.99
This collection of eight essays draws on a half-year of work, the second six months of 2009. Neusner takes up three problems in the history of Religions, four essays on fundamental issues in form-history and the documentary hypothesis of the Rabbinic canon, and one theological essay. more...