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- Bnei Baruch, Laitman Kabbalah 2011; US$ 9.99
The Book of Zohar (Book of Radiance) is perhaps the most mysterious composition ever written. It contains the secrets of the whole of Creation, but until recently these secrets were shrouded in mystery and misconceptions. Now The Zohar is openly unfolding its wisdom, to show humanity a way forward. Unlocking The Zohar is an invitation to a wondrous... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00
The author reconstructs the adventurous life of the Kabbalist Abraham Cohen de Herrera (d. 1635) in the context of his mystic works. Herrera wrote a synthesis between Christian-oriented Renaissance philosophy, humanistic educational tradition and the kabbalistic ideas of Isaac Luria. His biography is exemplary for the importance of Jewish... more...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 25.00
Over the past generation, scholars have devoted increasing attention to the diverse forms that Jewish mysticism has taken both in the past and today: what was once called "nonsense" by Jewish scholars has generated important research and attention both within the academy and beyond, as demonstrated by the popular fascination with figures... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 210.61
Hauptbeschreibung Die hier gesammelten Aufsätze befassen sich mit drei Themenbereichen: Ein Teil gilt der vorislamischen Geschichte der Juden, der Entwicklung des Rabbinats und dem Verhältnis von Juden und Christen. Es folgen Texte zu Methodenfragen, dem historischen Wert rabbinischer Texte, und dem Erbe der Apokalyptik. Zehn Arbeiten kreisen um... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 162.53
Hauptbeschreibung Unter dem hebräischen Titel Sefer ha-Razim ("Das Buch der Geheimnisse") sind zwei bis in die Spätantike zurückreichende Schriften bekannt, die überlieferungs- und redaktionsgeschichtlich eng mit einander verwandt sind. Beim Sefer ha-Razim I handelt es sich um ein magisches Handbuch, das eminent magisches Material in das... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.00
The author applies the fields of gender studies, psychoanalysis, and literature to Talmudic texts. In opposition to the perception of Judaism as a legal system, he argues that the Talmud demands inner spiritual effort, to which the trait of humility and the refinement of the ego are central. This leads to the question of the attitude to... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 80.79
Hauptbeschreibung Law is not only conveyed in codified clauses; it is often featured as a pivotal topic in literary texts. Existing legal relationships can determine the historical or the fictive setting of a drama or a plot, narratives can propagate laws or demonstrate their inherent problems. Literature can be used as an integral part of a strategy... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1996; US$ 79.99
In Understanding the Talmud: A Modern Reader's Guide for Study , Rabbi Edward S. Boraz presents a thoughtful introduction to the Talmud designed for study by the untrained reader. Using a unique approach, Rabbi Boraz focuses on a specific selection from one tractate of the Talmud, allowing readers to uncover the moral and theological concerns of the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 176.00
There is a revival of interest by economists in ethical issues and beliefs, and by moral philosophers and theologians in economics. This book is intended to make a contribution to this cross-fertilisation of ideas. Rodney Wilson has undertaken an extensive survey of Jewish, Christian and Muslim views on economics, and reviewed the rapidly expanding... more...
- SPCK 2012; US$ 18.94
According to Margaret Barker?s groundbreaking theory, temple mysticism underpins much of the Bible. Rooted in the cult of the first temple in ancient Judaism, it helps us to understand the origins of Christianity. Temple mysticism was received and taught as oral tradition, and many texts were changed or suppressed or kept from public access. Barker... more...