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Liturgy and ritual

  • Hours of Devotionby Dinah Berland

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 24.00

    Written in the nineteenth century, rediscovered in the twenty-first, timeless in its wisdom and beauty, Hours of Devotion by Fanny Neuda, (the daughter of a Moravian rabbi), was the first full-length book of Jewish prayers written by a woman for women. In her moving introduction to this volume--the first edition of Neuda?s prayer book to appear in... more...

  • The Experience of Jewish Liturgyby Debra Reed Blank

    BRILL 2011; US$ 176.00

    This edited collection honors Menahem Schmelzer's influence upon the field of Jewish liturgy. Three generations of scholars apply different analytical methods to varying texts and ritual occasions, providing an up-to-date picture of the field and its implications for related areas. more...

  • The Mystery of the Kaddishby Leon h. Charney; Saul Mayzlish

    Barricade Books 2008; US$ 9.99

    The Kaddish has long been considered to be a special prayer for the dead. It isn't. Those who recite the prayer faithfully for fifty-two Friday nights after the death of a loved one may wonder why there is no place for the name of the deceased in the prayer. This book contains much new information on the Kaddish, including how it was created during... more...

  • De libertate et servitute spiritusby Martin Dietz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; US$ 71.56

    Martin Timóteo Dietz geht der Frage nach, welche Bedeutung dem Heiligen Geist in Luthers »Tractatus de libertate christiana« zukommt. Sein Ziel ist es nachzuweisen, dass Luthers Freiheitsschrift«, besonders greifbar in deren lateinischer Version, eminent pneumatologischen Charakter besitzt. Der »Freiheitstraktat« entfaltet zwar keine ausgeführte Pneumatologie,... more...

  • Service of the Heartby Evelyn Garfiel

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1977; US$ 45.99

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  • Jewish and Christian Liturgy and Worshipby Albert Gerhards; Clemens Leonhard

    BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00

    Jewish and Christian Liturgy and Worship presents the reworked results of the discussions at an interdisciplinary symposium held in Aachen, Germany, on recent trends in the study of Jewish and Christian liturgies. It introduces diverse subjects pertaining to its topic an shows their interrelationship. more...

  • Rituals and ritual theory in ancient Israelby I. Gruenwald

    BRILL 2003; US$ 158.00

    This work covers the issues of rituals and their embedded ritual theory in the religion of ancient Israel. It states that rituals are an autonomous form of expression of the human mind. It argues that the ritual theory is not in any general theory of ritual but embedded in the ritual act itself. more...

  • Entering Jewish Prayerby Reuven Hammer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    This engaging and informative book provides an introduction to the liturgy of the Siddur--the Jewish prayerbook. More than a "how-to" guide, this resource deals with basic issues for the modern worshiper, the historial compilation of the Siddur, and much more. From the Hardcover edition. more...

  • Cult as the Catalyst for Divisionby Paul Heger

    BRILL 2007; US$ 226.00

    Conflicting rules of the correct procedures of the Temple cult, whose significance demanded absolute exactitude and uniformity, precluded common public rituals and created the schism more...

  • Piyyut Commentary in Medieval Ashkenazby Elisabeth Hollender

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    Jewish liturgical poetry (piyyut) was commented on since the Middle Ages until modern times, although most of the medieval texts have not been edited. The present study is the first comparative analysis of medieval piyyut commentary from Ashkenaz, including a full description of the genre, taxonomy of commentary elements and techniques and... more...