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  • Jüdische Kultur in den SchUM-Städten

    Die Städte Speyer, Worms und Mainz, deren hebräisches Kürzel "SchUM" lautet, sind bis heute ein Markstein im jüdischen Bewusstsein in aller Welt. Es sind neben den heiligen Orten und Steinen vor allem die Erzählungen, Erinnerungen, Lieder und Melodien,… (Harde kaft)

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    Alexander Kulik - 3 Baruch

    This work provides the key to one of the most enigmatic Jewish Hellenistic texts preserved in Greek and Slavonic. 3 Baruch, properly read, significantly enriches our understanding of the history of the motifs found in early Jewish lore, at times providing… (Harde kaft)

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  • Michel G. Distefano boeken
    Michel G. Distefano - Inner-Midrashic Introductions and Their Influence on Introductions to Medieval Rabbinic Bible Commentaries

    The opening sections of some Midrashim deal with the same type of material that is found in the introductions to medieval rabbinic Bible commentaries. These are designated as "Inner-Midrashic Introductions" (IMIs). Further analysis of Bible commentary… (Harde kaft)

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  • With Letters of Light

    "This volume offers valuable insights into a wide range of scholarly achievements in the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jewish apocalypticism, magic, and mysticism from the Second Temple period to the later rabbinic and Hekhalot developments. The majority of… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ran Hacohen boeken
    Ran Hacohen - Reclaiming the Hebrew Bible

    The 19th century saw the rise of Biblical Criticism in German universities, culminating in Wellhausen's radical revision of the history of biblical times and religion. For German-Jewish intellectuals, the academic discipline promised emancipation from… (Harde kaft)

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  • Martina Urban boeken
    Martina Urban - Theodicy of Culture and the Jewish Ethos

    This volume presents the theory of culture of the Russian-born German Jewish social philosopher David Koigen (1879-1933). Heir to Hermann Cohen's neo-Kantian interpretation of Judaism as a religion of reason, he draws upon philosophical anthropology and the… (Harde kaft)

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  • The Jerusalem Talmud. Second Order

    This volume of the Jerusalem Talmud publishes the first twotractates of the Second Order, sabbat and 'Eruvin. These tractates deal with discussion of all regulations regarding Shabbat, the weekly day of rest, including the activities prohibited on Shabbat. The… (Harde kaft)

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  • Tractates Terumot and Ma'serot

    First Order: Zeraïm / Tractates Terumot and Ma'serot is the forth volume in the edition of the Jerusalem Talmud, a basic work in Jewish Patristics. The volume presents the fundamental Jewish texts on obligatory gift to priests, and tithes to Levites, and the… (Harde kaft)

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  • Moshe Zimmermann boeken
    Moshe Zimmermann - Die deutschen Juden in der Geschichte der Shoah: Keine Enklave!

    it dem Leopold-Lucas Preis wurde in diesem Jahr der Historiker Moshe Zimmermann für seinen Beitrag zur Erforschung von Geschichte und Kultur des deutschen Judentums und ihres Verständnisses im Horizont der allgemeinen Geschichte geehrt. In seinem Vortrag… (Harde kaft)

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  • David Chapman boeken
    David Chapman - Ancient Jewish and Christian Perceptions of Crucifixion

    David W. Chapman examines Second Temple and early rabbinic literature and material remains in order to demonstrate the range of ancient Jewish perceptions about crucifixion. He examines ancient Jewish historical accounts of crucifixion, analyzes magical… (Zachte kaft)

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  • V. Henry T. Nguyen boeken
    V. Henry T. Nguyen - Christian Identity in Corinth

    V. Henry T. Nguyen explores the social dynamics of Christian identity in the apostle Paul s second letter to the Corinthians. In order to grasp how identity affected social relations in the world of the New Testament, he examines the ancient concept of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Benjamin E. Reynolds boeken
    Benjamin E. Reynolds - The Apocalyptic Son of Man in the Gospel of John

    Benjamin E. Reynolds demonstrates that the Johannine Son of Man is an apocalyptic figure and that the background of this apocalyptic figure can be traced to the 'one like a son of man' from Daniel 7 and the interpretations of this figure in Jewish apocalyptic… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Reinhard Pummer boeken
    Reinhard Pummer - The Samaritans in Flavius Josephus

    The aim of this study is to ascertain the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus (first century C.E.) stance towards the Samaritans in the light of the new developments in Josephan and Samaritan studies as well as recent archaeological excavations. Although… (Harde kaft)

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  • David Ohana boeken
    David Ohana - The Origins of Israeli Mythology

    "We claim that Zionism as a meta-narrative has been formed through contradiction to two alternative models, the Canaanite and crusader narratives. These narratives are the most daring and heretical assaults on Israeli-Jewish identity, which is umbilically… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Harry Fox boeken
    Harry Fox - Many Pious Women

    This work is of importance to anyone with an interest in whether women, especially Jewish Ashkenazic women, had a Renaissance. Many Pious Women is an annotated translation with extensive introductory essays of a unique 16th-century manuscript from Italy in… (Harde kaft)

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  • Early Christian Communities Between Ideal and Reality

    The authors of this volume explore the notion of community as reflected upon in the writings of the Apostolic Fathers. Various aspects are dealt with, including concerns for organising the community, developing a sacramental and liturgical praxis, constructing… (Harde kaft)

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  • Safwat Marzouk boeken
    Safwat Marzouk - Egypt as a Monster in the Book of Ezekiel

    Appealing to Monster Theory and the ancient Near Eastern motif of "Chaoskampf," Safwat Marzouk argues that the paradoxical character of the category of the monster is what prompts the portrayal of Egypt as a monster in the book of Ezekiel. While on the surface… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ken Brown boeken
    Ken Brown - The Vision in Job 4 and Its Role in the Book

    Near the beginning of the Joban Dialogues, Job's friend Eliphaz is attributed a remarkably subversive vision (Job 4:12-21). Laced with images of divine judgment and deception, this vision undermines the very foundation of the friends' theology, and closely… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Tractates Sanhedrin, Makkot, and Horaiot

    This is volume 12 in the edition of the complete Jerusalem Talmud. The common topic of the tractates in this volume is procedural civil and criminal law, and the theory of the rabbinate, in addition to a Chapter on Divine judgement and the World of immortal… (Harde kaft)

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  • Hekhalot Literature in Context

    Scholars of early Jewish mysticism have, with increasing confidence, located the initial formation of Hekhalot literature in Byzantine Palestine and Sasanian or early Islamic Babylonia (ca. 500-900 C.E.). Yet questions remain regarding the specific cultural… (Harde kaft)

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  • Zvi Mark boeken
    Zvi Mark - The Revealed and Hidden Writings of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav

    Zvi Mark uncovers previously unknown aspects of Rabbi Nachman's spiritual world. The first section, Revelation, explores Rabbi Nachman's spiritual revelations, personal trials and spiritual experiments. Among the topics discussed is the powerful "Story of the… (Harde kaft)

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  • Early Christian and Jewish Narrative

    The authors of this volume elucidate the remarkable role played by religion in the shaping and reshaping of narrative forms in antiquity and late antiquity in a variety of ways. This is particularly evident in ancient Jewish and Christian narrative, but also… (Harde kaft)

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  • Elmar P. Ittenbach boeken
    Elmar P. Ittenbach - Samuel Hirsch

    Was ist das Wesen und die Aufgabe des Judentums? Das ist die Kernfrage, die das bedeutende Lebenswerk von Samuel Hirsch (1815-1889) prägt. Die Antwort findet sich in seinen zahlreichen Schriften und in seinem Wirken als liberaler Rabbiner in Dessau, Luxemburg… (Zachte kaft)

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  • The Book of Job

    The Book of Job has held a central role in defining the project of modernity from the age of Enlightenment until today. Why has Job’s response to disaster become a touchstone for modern reflections on catastrophic events? This volume engages this question… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ruth Henderson boeken
    Ruth Henderson - Second Temple Songs of Zion

    "Although in Second Temple literature we find a variety of songs concerned with the future of Jerusalem, little attempt has been made to analyse these comparatively as a generic group. In this study, three songs have been selected on the basis of their… (Harde kaft)

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