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- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99
Why does the universe exist and what are you supposed to do in it? This question has been addressed by religions since time immemorial, but popular answers often fail to account for obvious aspects of reality. Indeed, if God knows everything, why do we need to learn through pain and suffering? If God is omnipotent, why are we needed to do good? If... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 68.68
Die Menschen der Bibel ? wie lebten sie, was dachten sie und vor allem: Was glaubten sie? Zwei ausgewiesene Experten führen hier in einer einmaligen, interdisziplinären Übersichtsdarstellung, die sich nicht nur an Theologen wendet, in die wesentlichen Epochen, Menschen, Probleme und Theorien ein. Anhand zahlreicher Textquellen und archäologischer Funde... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available
Eine unheimliche Stimmung grundiert diese Familiensaga, die mit Flüchtlingen beginnt und mit Verfolgten endet: Die Dichterin Dagmar Nick erzählt die wechselvolle Geschichte ihrer jüdischen Vorfahren in Hamburg, Berlin und Breslau vom 16. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert. Selten zuvor wurde so lebendig nachvollziehbar, was jüdisches Leben in Deutschland über... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Space and Place in Jewish Studies embraces how notions of ?Jewish space,? diaspora, and home continue to resonate within contemporary discourse, bringing space to the foreground as a practical and analytical category. Barbara Mann takes us on a journey from medieval Levantine trade routes to the Eastern European shtetl to the streets of contemporary... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1999; US$ 74.99
Visiting the Sick provides readers with a practical and inspirational introduction to the ethical obligation of the mitzvah of visiting the sick and dying in order to provide comfort and help. It offers insights into the nature of illness and death as well as guidance on how to overcome our fears regarding visiting people who are ill and the skills... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; Not Available
This four-volume work by Professor Joseph Dan is a monumental event in the publishing history of English-language reference books on the subject of Jewish mystical thought and practice. Professor Dan's credentials are of the highest order. The recipient of the Israel Prize (considered to be Israel's highest honor), Joseph Dan is the Gershom Scholem... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1998; Not Available
Interest in Jewish mysticism is, in our generation, widespread and growing. From Hebrew schools to Hollywood, people of all backgrounds and levels of knowledge are pursuing the subject. Books, magazines, journals, and classes are rapidly growing in number. One result of this burst of interest and popularization of Jewish mysticism is the problem of... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1977; US$ 84.99
The Mystic Quest explains the major ideas and concepts of Jewish mystical thought in a way that the general reader can clearly understand. Drawing upon his own extensive research as well as on the growing body of scholarly material on the subject, Dr. David Ariel, president of the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies, presents the extremely difficult... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman is an assistant professor in the program in Jewish studies at Vanderbilt University. An expert in Jewish and Islamic law, his most recent work has been as section editor for the Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World . Rakefet Zalashik is a visiting fellow in the Corcoran department of history at the University of... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2004; US$ 49.99
Meditation and Judaism is a comprehensive work on Jewish meditation, encompassing the entire spectrum of Jewish thought_from the early Kabbalists to the modern Chassidic and Mussar masters, the sages of the Talmud, to the modern philosophers. Both a scholarly, in-depth study of meditative practices, and a practical, easy to follow guide, Meditation... more...