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- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 159.79
This is the first complete overview of all anonymous, pseudepigraphic, and fragmentary Greek textual sources handed down from ancient Judaism, including translations into Western or Eastern languages. Each text is described according to the rules of scholarly introduction and checked for its original language, authenticity, and literary... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 21.99 US$ 19.79
Millions of American Christians see U.S. support for the State of Israel as a God-ordained responsibility. Robert O. Smith provides an in-depth look at the English Protestant tradition of Judeo-centric prophecy interpretation at the heart of this popular affinity. more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.99
The Vatican II Council of 1965 signaled a new era in the relationship of the Jewish and Christian faiths. Determined to free the Church of the anti-Jewish polemic which led to such widespread suffering of the innocent, Catholic authorities completely revised their conceptions of Jews and Judaism. Soon, many mainstream Protestant churches also issued... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 64.99 US$ 58.49
Moses Mendelssohn has been cast by some scholars as a Jewish traditionalist who uses enlightened German philosophy to bolster his pre-modern religious beliefs, by others as a radical Deist who defends Judaism in order to avoid opposition from his co-religionists, while facilitating their social integration into enlightened European society. Michah... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 87.99 US$ 79.19
Based on fieldwork in the Jewish settlements in and near the Gaza Strip prior to the Israeli withdrawal, Unsettling Gaza critically examines secular liberalism, religiosity, and the complexities of being Israeli. The book holds up a mirror in which the liberal left and the radical right each find themselves reflected in the face of the other. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 22.99 US$ 20.69
Robert Eisen provides the first comprehensive analysis of Jewish views on peace and violence, demonstrating that Judaism has exhibited ambiguity on this theme throughout its history, and exploring why that ambiguity exists. This study will be of interest not only to students of Judaism but to students of all religious traditions. more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 34.99 US$ 31.49
Judah Halevi (d. 1141), the greatest of premodern Hebrew poets, abandoned his home in Spain and traveled to the Land of Israel. Raymond Scheindlin has written the first book-length treatment of Halevi's pilgrimage in any language. He provides a detailed narrative of Halevi's journey, interwoven with poems and samples of original documents -- most... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99 US$ 53.99
Conventionally, the history of the rabbinic movement has been told as a distinctly intra-Jewish development, a response to the gaping need left by the tragic destruction of the Jerusalem temple in 70 CE. In Rabbis as Romans , Hayim Lapin reconfigures that history, drawing attention for the first time to the extent to which rabbis participated in and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 17.99
This title offers the reader an accessible and chronological presentation of the history and development of this most unique of philosophies. Learn and explore as you go along on this historical journey. Perfect for adult education sessions or Hebrew high school discussions. more...