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- 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...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 104.00
The first readily accessible and completely up to date survey of the Jewish inscriptions of Western Europe. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 18.99
"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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 52.99
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...
- 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...
- F+W Media 2005; US$ 14.95
From the Penteteuch and Nevi'im to the Ketuvim and the oral Torah, this straightforward reference walks you through God's instructions to His people and explains how these teachings are incorporated into Jewish life. The Everything Torah Book presents the tenets of the Jewish faith in an easy-to-understand reference. Fascinating insights into the... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 14.95
A kabbalist descended from a lineage of great masters, Rav P. S. Berg was ordained at Torah VaDaat in New York City and later studied under kabbalist Yehuda Brandwein in Israel. As dean and codirector of The Kabbalah Centre, the Rav lectures and teaches internationally, meets with spiritual and world leaders to foster global peace, and has touched... more...