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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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  • Jewish Art in Its Late Antique Context

    The contributions to this volume examine the emergence of ancient Jewish art from the interdisciplinary perspective of Art and Archaeology, Ancient Judaism and Rabbinics, Patristics and Church History. The studies show that an interdisciplinary approach leads… (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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  • Bernard M. Levinson boeken
    Bernard M. Levinson - "The Right Chorale": Studies in Biblical Law and Interpretation

    This book presents twelve selected investigations of textual composition, interpretation, revision, and transmission. With these studies, Bernard Levinson draws upon the literary forebears of biblical law in cuneiform literature and its reinterpretation in the… (Harde 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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