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  • The Eucharist - Its Origins and Contexts. 3 volumes

    These three volumes are the results of two conferences on the Christian eucharist and its context in the traditions of sacred and communal meals; the first conference was held at the University of Kiel, the second at the University of Agder's Study Center at… (Harde kaft)

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  • Michael Avioz boeken
    Michael Avioz - Nathan's Oracle (2 Samuel 7) and Its Interpreters

    This book offers a new analysis of Nathan's Oracle in 2 Samuel 7 and its echoes in the books of Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles. First, it deals separately with the main issues raised in 2 Samuel 7: the disqualification of David as temple builder and the nature… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Mordechai Eran boeken
    Mordechai Eran - The Hebrew Bible Reborn: From Holy Scripture to the Book of Books

    This work, the first of its kind, describes all the aspects of the Bible revolution in Jewish history in the last two hundred years, as well as the emergence of the new biblical culture. It describes the circumstances and processes that turned Holy Scripture… (Harde kaft)

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  • Genesis Rabbah in Text and Context

    Genesis Rabbah, the earliest rabbinic commentary on Genesis, was composed in Roman Palestine around the 5th century CE. In this volume, an international team of scholars explores the literary formation and textual transmission of this work in late antiquity,… (Harde kaft)

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  • Religion in the Achaemenid Persian Empire

    The Achaemenid Persian imperial rulers have long been held to have exercised a policy of religious tolerance within their widespread provinces and among their dependencies. The fourteen articles in this volume explore aspects of the dynamic interaction between… (Harde kaft)

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  • Dan Cohn-Sherbok boeken
    Dan Cohn-Sherbok - Judaism

    This newly revised all-encompassing textbook is a guide to the history, beliefs and practice of Judaism. Beginning with the ancient Near Eastern background, it covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the rise of… (Zachte 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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  • Tractates Pesahim and Yoma

    This volume of the Jerusalem Talmud comprises the fourth and fifth tractates of the Second Order. Pesahim introduces the prescriptions regarding Passover; Yoma covers regulations related to Yom Kippur, especially the role of the Kohen Gadol and the order of… (Harde kaft)

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  • The Jerusalem Talmud. First Order: Zeraim

    This volume concludes the edition, translation, and commentary of the first order of the "Jerusalem Talmud". It contains four small but important tractates. The first, Ma'aser seni, deals with Second Tithe (Deut. 14:22-27) and the fourth-year fruit of a newly… (Harde kaft)

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  • Tractate QidduSin

    This volume concludes the edition, translation, and commentary of the third order of the Jerusalem Talmud. The pentateuchal expression lqkh 'SSh "to take as wife" is more correctly translated either as "to acquire as wife" or "to select as wife". The Tractate… (Harde kaft)

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  • On Prophecy, Dreams and Human Imagination

    Synesius essay De insomniis (`On Dreams) - written soon after 400 AD by a man who was not only a highly educated Greek intellectual but also (in the last years of his life) a Christian bishop of the city of Ptolemais (Cyrenaica) - inquires into the ways and… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Jill Middlemas boeken
    Jill Middlemas - The Divine Image

    Although attempts to understand the growth of aniconism focus on the Pentateuchal legal material, scholars increasingly make reference to the prophetic literature to illuminate the debate. Jill Middlemas provides the first comprehensive analysis of the… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Envisioning Judaism

    This volume offers an extensive collection of cutting-edge articles in Jewish studies and related areas that celebrate Peter Schäfer and take their lead from his groundbreaking scholarship. The collection lays particular emphasis on the dynamics of continuity… (Harde kaft)

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  • Markus Bockmuehl boeken
    Markus Bockmuehl - Revelation and Mystery in Ancient Judaism and Pauline Christianity

    Nähere Informationen zu diesem Buch erhalten Sie direkt vom Verlag / For further information about this title please contact Mohr Siebeck (Zachte kaft)

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  • Nicholas de Lange boeken
    Nicholas de Lange - Greek Jewish Texts from the Cairo Geniza

    Nähere Informationen zu diesem Buch erhalten Sie direkt vom Verlag / For further information about this title please contact Mohr Siebeck (Harde kaft)

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  • Daniel Abrams boeken
    Daniel Abrams - Sexual Symbolism and Merkavah Speculation in Medieval Germany

    Nähere Informationen zu diesem Buch erhalten Sie direkt vom Verlag / For further information about this title please contact Mohr Siebeck (Harde kaft)

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  • Studies in Jewish Manuscripts

    Undoubtedly one of the most fascinating areas of Judaic research, Jewish manuscripts, has experienced a remarkable renaissance. What the field has largely lacked, however, is professional publications to bring together researchers who, albeit in different… (Harde kaft)

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  • Hayim Lapin boeken
    Hayim Lapin - Economy, Geography, and Provincial History in Later Roman Palestine

    Hayim Lapin examines the economic geography of fourth-century Roman Galilee. Drawing on literary and archaeological material for the distribution of cities, villages, roads and other features of trade and marketing, and making use of the central-place theory,… (Harde kaft)

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  • Alexei Sivertsev boeken
    Alexei Sivertsev - Private Households and Public Politics in 3rd-5th Century Jewish Palestine

    Alexei Sivertsev examines the nature of the Jewish aristocratic households and their public functions during the later Roman and Byzantine periods (third to fifth centuries C.E.). The author first discusses the nature of the Jewish patriarchate during the… (Harde kaft)

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  • Catherine Hezser boeken
    Catherine Hezser - Jewish Literacy in Roman Palestine

    Since Judaism has always been seen as the quintessential 'religion of the book', a high literacy rate amongst ancient Jews has usually been taken for granted. Catherine Hezser presents the first critical analysis of the various aspects of ancient Jewish… (Harde kaft)

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  • The Stranger in Ancient and Mediaeval Jewish Tradition

    This volume presents selected papers read at the first meeting of the Society for Jewish and Biblical Studies in Central Europe, in Piliscsaba, Hungary, 1-2 February, 2009, but does not publish the proceedings of this meeting (for a clarification see here).… (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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  • Ibolya Balla boeken
    Ibolya Balla - Ben Sira on Family, Gender, and Sexuality

    The Book of Ben Sira, the longest Jewish wisdom book, is a combination of wisdom poems about a personified female wisdom figure, and of teachings on everyday issues including marriage, family life, self-control, desires, and sexual promiscuity. Its author… (Harde kaft)

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  • Divine Presence and Absence in Exilic and Post-Exilic Judaism

    The catastrophic events at the beginning of the sixth century BCE resulted in a theological crisis for the Judean elite. The end of the only surviving Hebrew kingdom was explained by a theology of divine abandonment, a motif widely understood in the ancient… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Jewish and Christian Cosmogony in Late Antiquity

    The authors of this collection of essays explore different ways that ancient Jews and Christians understood the worlds creation and how this understanding shaped their world. The volume places discussions of cosmogony not only within the contexts of biblical… (Harde kaft)

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