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- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 109.99
Alexander Samely surveys the corpus of rabbinic literature, which was written in Hebrew and Aramaic about 1500 years ago and which contains the foundations of Judaism, in particular the Talmud. The rabbinic works are introduced in groups, illustrated by shorter and longer passages, and described according to their literary structures and genres. Tables... 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...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
The vocabulary of Judaism includes religious terms, customs, Hebrew, Aramaic and Yiddish terms, terms related to American Jewish life and the State of Israel. All are represented in this new guide, with easy to read explanation and cross-references. more...
- 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...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 123.10
Dorothea M. Salzer untersucht die Verwendung von Bibelzitaten und -anspielungen in den hebräischen und aramäischen magischen Texten, die sich unter den aus der Kairoer Geniza geborgenen Handschriften finden. Die Texte datieren in die Zeit vom 10. bis zum 16. Jh.<br />Anspielungen auf die Hebräische Bibel spielen in fast allen diesen magischen... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 73.99
Moshe Simon-Shoshan offers a groundbreaking study of Jewish law (halakhah) and rabbinic story-telling. Focusing on the Mishnah, the foundational text of halakhah, he argues that narrative was essential in early rabbinic formulations and concepts of law, legal process, and political and religious authority.The book begins by presenting a theoretical... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 27.99
Through an innovative synthesis of narrative critique, oral-formulaic study, folkloric research, and literary analysis, Kristen H. Lindbeck reads all the Elijah narratives in the Babylonian Talmud and details the rise of a distinct, quasi-angelic figure who takes pleasure in ordinary interaction. During the Talmudic period of 50-500 C.E., Elijah... more...