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  • Eugene Seaich boeken
    Eugene Seaich - A Great Mystery

    In this thoroughly provocative book, the late Eugene Seaich made a detailed study of the intractable mystery of the Jerusalem temple. Using historical sources and ingenious detective work, Seaich suggested that the cherubim in Solomon's temple were portrayed… (Harde kaft)

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  • Andrew Chester boeken
    Andrew Chester - Messiah and Exaltation

    Andrew Chester focuses on Jewish messianic hope, intermediary figures, and visionary traditions of human transformation, particularly in the Second Temple period, and analyzes their significance for the origin and development of New Testament Christology. This… (Harde kaft)

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  • Unknown Author boeken
    Unknown Author - The Holy Bible

    Excerpt from The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments Translated Out of the Original Tongues 8 Woe unto them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till there be no room, and ye be placed alone in the midst of the land! 9 In mine ears… (Zachte kaft)

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    David J. Fine - Jewish Integration in the German Army in the First World War

    In "Jewish Identities, the German Army, and the First World War" David J.Fine offers a surprising portrayal of Jewish officers in the German army as integrated and comfortably identified as both Jews and Germans. Looking at how Judaism and Christianity were… (Harde kaft)

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  • Anne Lykke boeken
    Anne Lykke - Reign and Religion in Palestine

    Ancient Jewish coinage is one of the few material sources offering detailed insight into the political developments taking place throughout a specific period of ancient Jewish history. Jewish coinage was minted and issued in Palestine, alongside a number of… (Harde kaft)

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  • In Search for Aram and Israel

    Throughout its history, the Kingdom of Israel had strong connections with the Aramaean world. Constantly changing relations, from rivalry and military conflicts to alliances and military cooperation, affected the history of the whole Levant and left their… (Harde kaft)

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  • Albert Baumgarten boeken
    Albert Baumgarten - Elias Bickerman as a Historian of the Jews

    This biography of Elias Bickerman (1897-1981), one of the foremost historians of Graeco-Roman antiquity active in the twentieth century, focuses on his role as a historian of the Jews. Bickerman had an extra-ordinary life. He was born in Kishinev and grew up… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ira Bedzow boeken
    Ira Bedzow - Maimonides for Moderns

    This book aims to construct a contemporary Jewish philosophy that accounts for virtue ethics or, rather, to give Jewish virtue ethics a contemporary language for its expression. Ira Bedzow draws significantly on the work of Moses Maimonides and his… (Harde kaft)

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  • The Jew as Legitimation

    This book traces the historical phenomenon of "the Jew as Legitimation." Contributors discuss how Jews have been used, through time, to validate non-Jewish beliefs. The volume dissects the dilemmas and challenges this pattern has presented to Jews. Throughout… (Harde kaft)

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  • The Process of Authority

    The authority of canonical texts, especially of the Bible, is often described in static definitions. However, the authority of these texts was acquired as well as exercised in a dynamic process of transmission and reception. This book analyzes selected aspects… (Harde kaft)

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  • Talmuda de-Eretz Israel

    "Talmuda de-Eretz Israel: Archaeology and the Rabbis in Late Antique Palestine brings together an international community of historians, literature scholars and archaeologists to explore how the integrated study of rabbinic texts and archaeology increases our… (Harde kaft)

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  • Oded Yisraeli boeken
    Oded Yisraeli - Temple Portals

    This monograph discusses the Zohar, the most important book of the Kabbalah, as a late strata of the Midrashic literature. The author concentrates on the 'expanded' biblical stories in the Zohar and on its relationship to the ancient Talmudic Aggadah. The… (Harde kaft)

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  • Rufus of Ephesus boeken
    Rufus of Ephesus - On Melancholy

    In his medical monograph On Melancholy, Rufus of Ephesus (fl. AD 100) combined medical and philosophical ideas: black bile is the cause for madness and depression, and a sign of intellectual genius. His notion of melancholy strongly influenced subsequent… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ze'ev Rosenkranz boeken
    Ze'ev Rosenkranz - Einstein Before Israel - Zionist Icon or Iconoclast?

    Albert Einstein was initially skeptical and even disdainful of the Zionist movement, yet he affiliated himself with this controversial political ideology and today is widely seen as an outspoken advocate for a modern Jewish homeland in Palestine. What enticed… (Harde kaft)

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  • Miryam Brand boeken
    Miryam Brand - Evil Within and Without

    iryam T. Brand explores how texts of the Second Temple period address the theological problem of the existence of sin and describe the source of human sin. By surveying the relevant Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, and Dead Sea Scrolls, as well as the works of Philo… (Harde kaft)

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  • David Freidenreich boeken
    David Freidenreich - Foreigners and Their Food - Constructing Otherness in Jewish, Christian and Islamic Law

    Foreigners and Their Food explores how Jews, Christians, and Muslims conceptualize "us" and "them" through rules about the preparation of food by adherents of other religions and the act of eating with such outsiders. David M. Freidenreich analyzes the… (Harde kaft)

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  • Yaakov Yanki Teppler boeken
    Yaakov Yanki Teppler - Birkat haMinim

    Yaakov Yanki Teppler concentrates mainly on the second century CE, and includes two basic questions: the question of the earliest text of the twelfth blessing of the central Jewish prayer composed at that time, Birkat haMinim; and the question of the identity… (Harde kaft)

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  • Deborah Levine Gera boeken
    Deborah Levine Gera - Judith

    This volume includes a new translation and a detailed verse-by-verse commentary, which touches upon philological, literary, and historical questions. The extensive introduction discusses the work's date, historical background, and original language, biblical… (Harde kaft)

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  • Bernat Rosner boeken
    Bernat Rosner - An Uncommon Friendship - From Opposite Sides of the Holocaust

    A stirring true story of friendship and reconciliation in California explores at the relationship between a German and a Hungarian Jew nearly killed in Auschwitz (Zachte kaft)

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  • Yaron Ben-Naeh boeken
    Yaron Ben-Naeh - Jews in the Realm of the Sultans

    In this book, Yaron Ben-Naeh presents an overall image of a hardly known Jewry, that of the Ottoman Empire in the seventeenth century, which was a formative era. He describes and analyzes it in its urban setting. In addition, he discusses the legal and social… (Harde kaft)

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  • Isaac W. Oliver boeken
    Isaac W. Oliver - Torah Praxis after 70 CE

    any consider the gospel of Matthew to be one of the most "Jewish" texts of the New Testament. Luke-Acts, on the other hand, has traditionally been viewed as a very "Greek" and Gentile-Christian text. Isaac W. Oliver challenges this dichotomy, reading Matthew… (Zachte kaft)

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  • John J. Collins boeken
    John J. Collins - Scriptures and Sectarianism

    The Dead Sea Scrolls include many texts that were produced by a sectarian movement (and also many that were not). The movement had its origin in disputes about the interpretation of the Scriptures, especially the Torah, not in disputes about the priesthood as… (Harde kaft)

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  • Jewish Lifeworlds and Jewish Thought

    The areas of interest of the scholar of religious studies, Karl E. Grözinger, are diverse. His research is concentrated on the religious and cultural history of Judaism throughout the ages: Israel in antiquity, the era of rabbinical traditional literature,… (Harde kaft)

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  • Rachel Werczberger boeken
    Rachel Werczberger - Jews in the Age of Authenticity

    In this book, Rachel Werczberger takes stock of the Jewish New Age spirituality scene in Israel at the turn of the millennium. Led by highly charismatic rabbis, the Hamakom and Bayit Chadash communities attempted to bring about a Jewish spiritual renewal by… (Harde kaft)

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