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  • The Zionist Bibleby Nur Masalha

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Throughout the history of European imperialism the grand narratives of the Bible have been used to justify settler-colonialism. "The Zionist Bible" explores the ways in which modern political Zionism and Israeli militarism have used the Bible - notably the Book of Joshua and its description of the entry of the Israelites into the Promised Land -... more...

  • Sexual Hospitality in the Hebrew Bibleby Thalia Gur-Klein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    A woman's life in the ancient world was constrained by her social and economic status. As a daughter she was firmly under the aegis of her father and brothers, who would later allocate the woman to another man as his wife. The power of fathers and husbands extended to using their wives and daughters as sexual gifts to gain favour. Yet, alongside this,... more...

  • The Jews and the Bibleby Jean-Christophe Attias

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    Despite its deceptively simple title, this book ponders the thorny issue of the place of the Bible in Jewish religion and culture. By thoroughly examining the complex link that the Jews have formed with the Bible, Jewish scholar Jean-Christophe Attias raises the uncomfortable question of whether it is still relevant for them. Jews and the Bible... more...

  • The Mythic Mindby Nicolas Wyatt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The Mythic Mind follows the tradition of works which insist on the necessity for a comparative dimension in the study of ancient Israel. The Israelite world-view was essentially a West Semitic world-view in origin, with additional deeply embedded influences from Egypt and Mesopotamia, though it produced its own distinctive character by way of synthesis... more...

  • The Torahby Inc. Jewish Publication Society

    The Jewish Publication Society 2015; US$ 30.00

    Read our customer guide The Torah is the essence of Jewish tradition; it inspires each successive generation. The current JPS translation, based on classical and modern sources, is acclaimed for its fidelity to the ancient Hebrew. more...

  • Werkbuch Psalmen IIIby Beat Weber-Lehnherr

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 24.80

    Die theologische Beschäftigung mit Psalmen und Psalter kann sich nicht auf die Erarbeitung von Sachaussagen, Themen und Konzepten beschränken. Spiritualität ist insofern genuines Anliegen, als der Psalter Menschen ins Gespräch mit Gott, das von der Klage bis zum Lob reicht, einbeziehen und zugleich Wegleitung geben will. Die Einzigartigkeit des Psalmenbuchs... more...

  • Number Womanby Hilary H. Carter

    John Hunt Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    In a unique real-life experiment Hilary bases major decisions on the appearance of numbers and number patterns with astounding results. more...

  • Myths of Exileby Anne Katrine Gudme; Ingrid Hjelm

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The Babylonian exile in 587-539 BCE is frequently presented as the main explanatory factor for the religious and literary developments found in the Hebrew Bible. The sheer number of both ?historical? and narrative exiles confirms that the theme of exile is of great importance in the Hebrew Bible. However, one does not do justice to the topic by restricting... more...

  • The Torah For Dummiesby Arthur Kurzweil

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 17.59

    An easy-to-understand introduction to Judaism's most sacred text The foundation of Hebrew and Jewish religion, thought, law, and society is the Torah-the parchment scroll containing the text of the Five Books of Moses that is located in every synagogue. This accessible guide explains the Torah in clear language, even to those who were not raised... more...

  • Faith and History in the Old Testamentby R.A.F. MacKenzie

    University of Minnesota Press 1963; US$ 60.00

    This absorbing and readable account of the religion of ancient Israel is presented against the background of other cultures of the time. Father MacKenzie traces the development of Israel’s belief and draws upon modern knowledge of the cultures of the anci more...