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  • Exile and Sufferingby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00

    The Babylonian period has often been construed as a time of distress and suffering. The essays in this volume - a selection of papers read at the 50th Anniversary of the SSOTS - discuss this theme from a variety of angles. more...

  • Philo of Alexandria and Post-Aristotelian Philosophyby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 188.00

    An inquiry drawing on the presence of Hellenistic philosophy in Philo provides a better knowledge of the diffusion of Hellenistic philosophy since the late Republican age, as well as the relationship between Philo?s reception and other doxohraphical tradition. more...

  • Abraham Ibn Ezra The Book of Reasonsby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 167.00

    The present volume offers a critical Hebrew text of the two versions of Ibn Ezra?s Sefer ha-Te'amim, the Book of Reasons, accompanied by an annotated translation and commentary. The two treatises presented here were designed by Ibn Ezra to offer ?reasons?, ?explanations?, or ?meanings? of the raw astrological concepts formulated in the introduction... more...

  • Psalms and Prayersby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    Psalms are to be seen as prayers, it is as testimonies of faith and despair. By applying a multi-dimensional matrix of methods the authors of these essays open perspectives on new insights in these ancient hymns. more...

  • 'You Should See Yourself'by

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    † Bringing together fourteen new essays by leading scholars, You Should See Yourself examines the fluctuating representations of Jewishness in a variety of areas of popular culture and high art, including literature, the media, film, theater, music, dance, painting, photography, and comedy. Contributors explore the evolution that has taken place... more...

  • ?Truth? is a Divine Name.by

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 81.00

    This volume contains essays on an array of topics originally presented orally by a master teacher and scholar. With characteristic rhetorical elegance, Msgr. Synan, late professor at the Pontifical Institute in Toronto, delivered these papers in a variety of settings on issues relating to his specialty of mediaeval Christian philosophy and to his interest... more...

  • Czechs, Germans, Jews?by Č; Kateř apkovŠ; ina

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    The phenomenon of national identities, always a key issue in the modern history of Bohemian Jewry, was particularly complex because of the marginal differences that existed between the available choices. Considerable overlap was evident in the programs of the various national movements and it was possible to change one's national identity or even... more...

  • Biblical ambiguitiesby D.H. Aaron

    BRILL 2001; US$ 60.00

    This volume poses as its central question: when we read a passage in the Hebrew Bible, how do we know whether the passage was meant literally or metaphorically? This study argues that our assumptions as to how language works influences the way we interpret biblical texts. more...

  • Jewish and Greek Communities in Egyptby Najat Abdulhaq

    I.B.Tauris 2016; US$ 40.00

    In the years following Nasser?s rise to power, the demographic landscape and the economy of Egypt underwent a profound change. Related to the migration of diverse communities, that had a distinguished role in Egyptian economy, from Egypt, these shifts have mostly been discussed in the light of postcolonial studies and the nationalisation policies in... more...

  • Abelard: Ethical Writingsby Peter Abelard; Paul V. Spade; Marilyn McCord Adams

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 13.50

    Abelard's major ethical writings--Ethics, or Know Yourself, and Dialogue between a Philosopher, a Jew and a Christian, are presented here in a student edition including cross-references, explanatory notes, a full table of references, bibliography, and index. more...