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  • Everymans Talmudby A Cohen

    Orion 2013; Not Available

    "While there is now no lack of books which regale the English reader with selections from the Talmud, tales from the Talmud and wise sayings of the Rabbis, there is no work which attempts a comprehensive survey of the doctrine of this important branch of Jewish literature. To supply that want is the task undertaken in the present volume. Its aim is... more...

  • The Wisdom of the Torahby Philosophical Library

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2010; US$ 7.99

      Celebrate one of the world?s greatest collections of pure literature   In Hebrew, the word Torah means instruction, and throughout thousands of years this collection of writing has offered just that?instruction in the central beliefs of three world religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. But by observing the Torah, or the Hebrew Bible,... more...

  • The Wisdom of the Talmudby Philosophical Library

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2010; US$ 7.99

      Discover the ancient wisdom and historical influence of a cornerstone of Judaism   The Wisdom of the Talmud presents a thorough history and overview of the Talmud, the rabbinical commentary on the Torah that was developed in the Jewish academies of Palestine and Babylonia. From the close of the Biblical canon to the end of the fifth century,... more...

  • The Jews in Americaby Max I. Dimont

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    "The Jews in the United States are the inheritors of a four-thousand-year-old culture. Into their willing--or unwilling--hands, history has placed the symbolic scepter of this heritage. Will this Jewish culture--entrusted to the American Jews either by blind permutations of events or by a manifest destiny--wither in a wasteland of indifference? Or... more...

  • The Indestructible Jewsby Max I. Dimont

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99

    A compelling and readable account of the four thousand year history of a people that spans the globe and transcends the ages. From the ancient and simple faith of a small tribe to a global religion with adherents in every nation, the path of the Jews is traced through countless expulsions and migrations, the great tragedy of the Holocaust, and the... more...

  • The Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Cultureby Judith R. Baskin

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 208.00

    An authoritative and accessible reference work detailing the concepts and movements that distinguish Judaism and the Jewish experience. more...

  • Weisheit und Todby Christian Kurzewitz

    Narr Francke Attempto 2010; US$ 55.23

    Im Alexandria der Zeitenwende entsteht mit der Sapientia Salomonis eine Relektüre der Schöpfungs- und Sündenfallgeschichte der Genesis. Dieser Rückgriff auf bestehende jüdische Schöpfungsvorstellungen ist verbunden mit einer Hinwendung zu hellenistischer Terminologie und Gedankenwelt. In dieser Arbeit wird aufgezeigt, dass die jüdisch-hellenistische... more...

  • Nicht durch Geburt alleinby Walter Homolka; Esther Seidel

    Frank & Timme 2012; US$ 45.08

    Wer ist nach gängiger Auffassung Jude? Unwissenheit ist oft der Hintergrund gequälter Formulierungen wie ?ein Mitbürger jüdischen Glaubens? oder der peinlichen Frage: ?Bist du Deutscher oder Jude?? Die Autoren zeigen, daß der Begriff ?jüdische Identität? nicht leicht zu fassen ist. In ihrem aufklärenden Buch zum Thema Konversion geben sie keine Anleitung... more...

  • Judaism: All That Mattersby Keith Kahn-Harris

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 8.99

    For a group of people so limited in number, the Jewish community has had a huge impact on both global events and local politics. In this vibrant new look at Judaism, sociologist and cultural critic Keith Kahn-Harris provides a remarkably sharp insight into this history, and particularly the diverse Jewish communities (and diverse ideas of Jewishness)... more...

  • The Restoration of the Jewsby Andrew Crome

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book offers the first detailed examination of the life and works of biblical commentator Thomas Brightman (1562-1607), analysing his influential eschatological commentaries and their impact on both conservative and radical writers in early modern England. It examines in detail the hermeneutic strategies used by Brightman and argues that his method... more...