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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Vicente Dobroruka boeken
    Vicente Dobroruka - Second Temple Pseudepigraphy

    At this point of the scholarly debate on the nature of Second Temple pseudepigraphy, one may ask why another look at the problem is needed. This book is not the definitive answer to that problem but it proposes different paths - or better still, a two-fold… (Harde kaft)

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  • Marvin A. Sweeney boeken
    Marvin A. Sweeney - Reading Prophetic Books

    In this volume Marvin A. Sweeney builds upon his former work "Form and Intertextuality in Prophetic and Apocalyptic Literature" (FAT 45, 2005). He introduces further studies that take up several key issues, including the reading of prophetic books in their… (Harde kaft)

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  • German-Jewish Thought Between Religion and Politics

    German-Jewish intellectuals have occupied center stage in the discourse on Judaism and modernity since the Enlightenment. Dedicated to Paul Mendes-Flohr, this volume explores the complex interaction between Jewish thought and the often competing claims of… (Harde kaft)

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  • Jüdische Existenz in der Moderne

    In this book, internationally renowned historians from Germany, Israel, Hungary, the U.S. and the Netherlands reconstruct the biography and intellectual development of the rabbi and historian Abraham Geiger (1810-1874). The focus is on Geiger's intellectual… (Harde kaft)

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  • Matthew, Kraus boeken
    Matthew, Kraus - How Should Rabbinic Literature be Read

    Through literary, historical, archaeological, and engendered readings, this collection of essays presents a multidisciplinary analysis of rabbinic texts. Such a conversation between diverse scholars illuminates the hermeneutical issues generated by the… (Harde kaft)

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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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  • 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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  • Alexander Kulik boeken
    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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  • Canonicity, Setting, Wisdom in the Deuterocanonicals

    The volume publishes papers read at the tenth International Conference on the Deuterocanonical Books, Budapest, 2013. The authors explore various aspects of this literature, with pre-eminent emphasis on their relation to diverse early Jewish texts and… (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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  • The Last Years of Paul

    What happened in the last few years of Paul's life? Did he ever get to Spain? How and why did he die? Were his plans fulfilled or frustrated? How should we interpret our scant sources? And what light can be shed on these matters by the social, historical, and… (Harde kaft)

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  • The Judengasse in Frankfurt

    The Judengasse in Frankfurt, which was established in 1462, was the first ghetto in Europe and one of the most important centers of European Jewry until it was dissolved in 1796. This book accompanies the new permanent exhibition in the Judengasse Museum. It… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Is there a Judeo-Christian Tradition?

    Discourse on the ‘Judeo-Christian tradition’ has been around in the United States since the middle of the 20th century. This volume returns to the original coinage of the signifier ‘Judeo-Christian’ by F.C. Baur in 1831. From this European perspective… (Harde kaft)

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  • Élodie Attia boeken
    Élodie Attia - The Masorah of Elijah ha-Naqdan

    This volume is the first attempt to critically edit the textual contents of Masoretic notes written in micrographical designs. Within this pioneer work, Élodie Attia focuses on the Masorah of a 13th-century Northern French scribe, Elijah ben Berechiah… (Harde kaft)

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  • Samuel Krauss boeken
    Samuel Krauss - The Jewish-Christian Controversy from the earliest times to 1789. Vol 1

    This volume forms a handbook to the history of Jewish-Christian controversy, from Christian origins to the eighteenth century. It seeks to introduce both Christian and Jewish apologetic and polemic. Substantial chapters deal with the ancient world, including… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Being Jewish in 21st-Century Germany

    The unexpected immigration wave from the former Soviet Union has stabilized and enlarged Jewish life in Germany up from the 1990ies. No doubt: Jews will continue to live in Germany. But what does it mean to live a Jewish life in present Germany? How is it… (Harde 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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  • Erich S. Gruen boeken
    Erich S. Gruen - The Construct of Identity in Hellenistic Judaism

    This volume assembles twenty-three essays by Erich S. Gruen, who has written extensively on the literature and history of early Judaism and the experience of the Jews in the Greco-Roman world. Twenty-two of the articles have previously been published, and one… (Harde kaft)

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