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  • Hebraic Literatureby Various

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book. This book features the table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small... more...

  • Political Themes in the Hebrew Scripturesby Jules Gleicher

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This volume collects explorations of various selections from the Hebrew scriptures, focusing on these texts' sacred teachings and their implications for issues of law, justice, and rulership. Representative examples include the Book of Genesis, the Moses narrative, and the Decalogue and other laws. more...

  • Revised Lists of the Texts from the Judaean Desertby Emanuel Tov

    BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00

    The updated inventory list reflects corrections made to details recorded imprecisely in DJD XXXIX, the data published in the last DJD volumes, inscribed archeological evidence, new fragments, changed names, new identifications, etc. Also included is an updated version of the categorized list of biblical texts. more...

  • Jewish Inscriptions of Western Europe: Volume 2, The City of Romeby David Noy

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 107.00

    The first readily accessible and completely up to date survey of the Jewish inscriptions of Western Europe. more...

  • The Talmud and the Internetby Jonathan Rosen

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 6.79

    "Not long after my grandmother died, my computer crashed and I lost the journal I had kept of her dying." So begins this powerful, personal consideration of modern technology and ancient religious impulses by the celebrated young novelist, essayist, and culture editor of the Forward. Jonathan Rosen blends religious history, memoir, and literary reflection... more...

  • Flores Florentinoby Anthony Hilhorst; Emile Puech; Eibert Tigchelaar

    BRILL 2007; US$ 265.00

    This volume comprises forty-eight essays, presented by friends, colleagues and students in honour of Florentino García Martínez. The articles are primarily in the field of the Dead Sea Scrolls, but also cover many other fields of Second Temple Judaism, from late biblical texts and Septuagint up to the pseudepigrapha and early rabbinic writings. more...

  • The Scandal of Kabbalahby Yaacob Dweck

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 25.95 US$ 23.61

    The Scandal of Kabbalah is the first book about the origins of a culture war that began in early modern Europe and continues to this day: the debate between kabbalists and their critics on the nature of Judaism and the meaning of religious tradition. From its medieval beginnings as an esoteric form of Jewish mysticism, Kabbalah spread throughout... more...

  • The Making of the Modern Jewish Bibleby Alan T. Levenson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 27.99

    The Making of the Modern Jewish Bible explains how Jewish translators, commentators, and scholars made the Bible a keystone of Jewish life in Germany, Israel and America. In each site, a particular need_religion, nationalism, ethnicity_drove the enterprise of Bible study as scholars wrestled with the demands of the non-Jewish environment and their... more...

  • The Story of the Scrollsby Geza Vermes

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 14.09

    The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Qumran, Palestine, in 1947 was one of the greatest archaeological finds of all time. Written in Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek, and hidden in caves by an ancient Jewish sect, these mysterious manuscripts revolutionized our understanding of the Bible, of Judaism and the early Christian world. Geza Vermes is the... more...

  • Reading Jewish Religious Textsby Eliezer Segal

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Reading Jewish Religious Texts introduces students to a range of significant post-biblical Jewish writing. It covers diverse genres such as prayer and liturgical poetry, biblical interpretation, religious law, philosophy, mysticism and works of ethical instruction. Each text is newly translated into English and accompanied by a detailed explanation... more...