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Dogmatic Judaism

  • Wisdom in Transitionby Samuel L. Adams

    BRILL 2008; US$ 173.00

    This volume considers a major shift among Jewish sages during the Second Temple period, as certain authors moved from an earthly focus to a belief in individual immortality. Egyptian instructions and the book of Proverbs are examined for necessary background. The colorful responses of Qoheleth and Ben Sira to an emergent belief in the afterlife are... more...

  • Why Me Godby Lisa Aiken

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 1997; US$ 45.00

    Why Me, God? is the first English-language book that melds traditional Jewish perspectives about suffering with practical suggestions for coping. Chapter by chapter, this book provides real strategies to deal with all manner of suffering from loneliness, to suicide, to terminal illness, and everything in between, each chapter is full of useful... more...

  • Die Konzeption des Messias bei Maimonides und die frühmittelalterliche islamische Philosophieby Francesca Yardenit Albertini

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    After World War II, Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich (1921–2007) published works in English and German by eminent Israeli scholars, in this way introducing them to a wider audience in Europe and North America. The series he founded for that purpose, Studia Judaica , continues to offer a platform for scholarly studies and editions that cover all... more...

  • After the Holocaustby C. Fred Alford

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00

    This book is a new and thoughtful examination of the experience of suffering. more...

  • The Jewish Gospelsby Daniel Boyarin; Jack Miles

    The New Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    In July 2008 a front-page story in the New York Times reported on the discovery of an ancient Hebrew tablet, dating from before the birth of Jesus, which predicted a Messiah who would rise from the dead after three days. Commenting on this startling discovery at the time, noted Talmud scholar Daniel Boyarin argued that some Christians will find... more...

  • (God) After Auschwitzby Zachary Braiterman

    Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 99.95 US$ 90.95

    The impact of technology-enhanced mass death in the twentieth century, argues Zachary Braiterman, has profoundly affected the future shape of religious thought. In his provocative book, the author shows how key Jewish theologians faced the memory of Auschwitz by rejecting traditional theodicy, abandoning any attempt to justify and vindicate the relationship... more...

  • Journey to Heavenby Leila Leah Bronner

    Urim Publications 2015; US$ 7.99

    A number of the basic tenets of Jewish belief regarding the afterlife, resurrection, immortality, judgment, messianism, and the world to come are laid out in this fascinating and accessible volume. Beginning with the Bible’s references to Sheol and its allusions to resurrection, this survey explores immortality and bodily resurrection in Second Temple... more...

  • The Significance of Sinaiby George J. Brooke; Hindy Najman; Loren T. Stuckenbruck; Nathalie Lacoste

    BRILL 2008; US$ 173.00

    Presents ancient and modern Jewish and Christian views of the revelation at Sinai. This title includes essays which show that Sinai as the location of the revelation soon became less significant than the narratives about it. more...

  • 60 Questions Christians Ask About Jewish Beliefs and Practicesby Michael L. Brown

    Baker Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00

    Respected scholar and Messianic Jew answers sixty common questions Christians have about Jewish people, culture, practices, and the Jewish background to the New Testament. more...

  • The Jewish Bodyby Maria Diemling; Giuseppe Veltri

    BRILL 2008; US$ 196.00

    This volume explores perceptions of the "Jewish body" in variety of early modern Jewish sources. It discusses, among other topics, ideas of the ideal body in normative sources, the influence of Kabbalistic ideas on Jewish-Christian discourse and the link between melancholy and exile. more...