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  • Pirkei Avotby The Floating Press

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 2.98

    Pirkei Avot, which is most commonly translated as "Chapters of the Fathers," is one of the most important collections of ethical teachings in the tradition of Judaism. Believed to have been compiled in the period between 200 B.C. and 200 A.C., this compendium of ancient wisdom remains just as relevant and inspirational thousands of years... more...

  • Gesetzeskritische Motive im Judentum und die Gesetzeskritik des Paulusby Ines Pollmann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 55.98

    Ines Pollmann macht Entstehung der paulinischen Gesetzeskritik historisch plausibel und untersucht, ob es im Judentum potenziell gesetzeskritische Motive gab, an die Paulus sachlich und sprachlich anknüpfen konnte. In vier Texten werden solche Motive manifest und in der Regel zurückgewiesen. Diese Motive werden in breitere Mentalitätsströme im Judentum... more...

  • Between Mumbai and Manilaby Manfred Hutter

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 37.31

    Der Band bietet einen Einblick in die Vielfalt des Judentums in Asien zwischen Mumbai und Manila. Einige Beiträge behandeln Fragen der untrennbaren Verflechtungen zwischen Politik und Judentum, andere scheinen auf den ersten Blick primär Lokalstudien zu jüdischen Gemeinden in Südasien, Südostasien und China zu sein. Aber es ist unverkennbar, dass auch... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Judaismby Norman Solomon

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 139.99

    This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Judaism covers the history of the Jewish religion through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 800 cross-referenced entries on important personalities in Jewish religious history. more...

  • Reader's Guide to Judaismby Michael Terry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 295.00

    The Reader's Guide to Judaism is a survey of English-language translations of the most important primary texts in the Jewish tradition. The field is assessed in some 470 essays discussing individuals (Martin Buber, Gluckel of Hameln), literature (Genesis, Ladino Literature), thought and beliefs (Holiness, Bioethics), practice (Dietary Laws, Passover),... more...

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Talmudby Aaron Parry

    DK Publishing 2004; US$ 18.95

    An insightful look at one of the most unusual written works ever created. Compiled centuries ago by a group of wise men as a way to preserve the oral traditions of the Jewish faith, the Talmud has challenged and thrilled some of the world's greatest minds with its complex approach to exploring ideas and subjects from virtually every possible angle.... more...

  • Chattel or Person?by Judith Romney Wegner

    Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 49.99

    Exploring the place of women in the socioeconomic system formulated in the Mishnah, a book of legal rules with a spiritual basis compiled by Jewish sages in second-century Palestine, this study reveals a fundamental ambiguity in the role of women. Both the property and the peers of men, in some circumstances women were considered to possess no powers,... more...

  • The Babylonian Talmudby Michael L. Rodkinson

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Talmud Bavli (the "Babylonian Talmud") comprises the Mishnah and the Babylonian Gemara, the latter representing the culmination of more than 300 years of analysis of the Mishnah in the Babylonian Academies. The foundations of this process of analysis were laid by Rab, a disciple of Rabbi Judah ha-Nasi.— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the... more...

  • Torah Centers and Rabbinic Activity in Palestine 70 - 400 C.E.by Ben-Zion Rosenfeld

    BRILL 2010; US$ 154.00

    This book analyzes the data about Torah centers and rabbinic activity in Palestine during Mishnaic and Talmudic times, 70-400 CE - the Roman and early Byzantine periods. The research is an interdisciplinary inquiry. It encompasses rabbinic literature as well as archeology, geography, and sociology, thus enriching the discussion of the history and scope... more...

  • Dictionary of Jewish Termsby Ronald L. Eisenberg

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    The vocabulary of Judaism includes religious terms, customs, Hebrew, Aramaic and Yiddish terms, terms related to American Jewish life and the State of Israel. All are represented in this new guide, with easy to read explanation and cross-references. more...