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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...

  • Service of the Heartby Evelyn Garfiel

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1977; US$ 45.99

    To find more information about Rowman and Littlefield titles, please visit www.rowmanlittlefield.com. more...

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

    BRILL 2007; US$ 188.00

    Presents insights into the history and interaction between Jewish and Christian liturgy and worship. This book offers an understanding of the identity of Judaism and Christianity. 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

    Asserts that conflicting sacrificial rules were the motive of the schism in Judean society, in the last period of the Second Temple. This study substantiates the thesis by an examination and comparison of the rabbinic and Qumran exegetical methods, and an exhaustive scrutiny of biblical sacrificial rules, demonstrating their deficiencies. more...

  • Piyyut Commentary in Medieval Ashkenazby Elisabeth Hollender

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00

    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 sample editions... more...

  • Clavis Commentariorum of Hebrew Liturgical Poetry in Manuscriptby Elisabeth Hollender

    BRILL 2005; US$ 322.00

    This catalogue lists more than 18,000 individual commentaries on Hebrewliturgical poetry from more than 400 manuscripts composed in various Jewish communities throughout the Medieval and Early Modern periods. As research tool, it provides unprecedented access to this fascinating genre of Hebrew literature. more...