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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
The female body has been an object of oppression and control throughout history. 'Gender and Apocalyptic Desire' exposes the often-hidden links between the struggles of women and the conflict of good versus evil. The essays examine the collisions between feminist and apocalyptic thought, the ways in which apocalyptic belief functions as bodily discipline... more...
- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 6.99
In Orthodoxy , a classic work of Christian apologetics, G. K. Chesterton writes with the purpose of attempting "an explanation, not of whether the Christian Faith can be believed, but of how he personally has come to believe it." Christianity, in Chesterton's original view, is the "answer to a riddle" and the natural solution... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 44.99
Over the centuries, the messianic tradition has provided the language through which modern Jewish philosophers, socialists, and Zionists envisioned a utopian future. Michael L. Morgan, Steven Weitzman, and an international group of leading scholars ask new questions and provide new ways of thinking about this enduring Jewish idea. Using the writings... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
'Sectarianism in Early Judaism' applies recent developments in sociological analysis to sect formation and development in early Judaism. The essays examine sectarianism in a wide range of different forms: the many layers of redaction in religious texts; the development arcs of sectarian groups; the role of sectarianism across Jewish history as well... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
This volume engages in the first systematic exploration of Paul Tillich?s understanding of myth. The essays describe the evolution of the notion of myth since the Enlightenment along with the progression of Tillich?s own ideas about myth throughout his works, in the context of contemporary discourse. In this way, the volume elucidates... more...
- Urim Publications 2015; US$ 7.99
The women profiled in this collection of absorbing essays?some known throughout the world, others known only within their own communities?all share one key trait: whether religious or secular, they are driven by their commitment to Judaism to engage in acts of kindness. In profiling women such as Ruth Gruber, who helped hundreds of Jewish refugees... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2008; US$ 10.59
Elementare Kopiervorlagen ermöglichen das selbstständige entdeckende Kennenlernen der jüdischen und zugleich der eigenen Religion.Es gibt religiöse und weniger religiöse Familien in allen Religionen. Bei Kindern jüdischen Glaubens ist ebenso ungewiss wie bei den christlichen Klassenkameraden, ob sie auskunftsfähig wären über ihre Religion und über... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 140.93
Der blinde Dichter-Philosoph Abu l-?Ala? al-Ma?arri (gest. 449/1058) hat in großer Abgeschiedenheit eine Reihe faszinierender Werke geschaffen, darunter auch eine Sammlung von gut 500 Prosagedichten, das <i>Kitab al-Fu?ul wa-l-gayat</i> (1938 erstmals gedruckt). Die Lektüre der Gedichte gilt vor allem deshalb als schwierig, weil ihr Verfasser... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
Before examining in detail how Mormon women adopted and adapted nature and flower imagery as a theological mode of discussion and argument, we must ask the questions: Where can we place this literature and nature and flower imagery within the larger, American religious and cultural streams of the time?. more...
- The Floating Press 1910; US$ 4.99
Israel Abrahams (1858 - 1925) was an eminent Anglo-Jewish scholar of Judaism. He was a well-educated man who lectured on secular as well as Jewish topics. A passionate scholar, community man and lay preacher, he wrote on Literature, Jewish life and prayer. He became reader of Talmudics at Cambridge in 1902. more...