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  • The Evolution of Evil

    Evolution und das Böse Mehrperspektivisch sucht dieser Sammelband, das evolutionsbiologische Problem des Bösen zu erklären und stellt Lösungsansätze für eine christliche Theodizee vor. Überleben ist seit Darwin das Überleben der Stärkeren. Der Kampf… (Harde kaft)

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    Stuart S. Miller - At the Intersection of Texts and Material Finds

    Stuart Miller examines the hermeneutical challenges posed by the material and literary evidence pertaining to ritual purity practices in Graeco-Roman Palestine and, especially, the Galilee. He contends that "stepped pools," which we now know were in use well… (Harde kaft)

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    Regev Eyal - The Hasmoneans

    Eyal Regev presents an inter-disciplinary analysis of the Hasmoneans: How they perceived themselves and their role in Jewish history, and how they wanted to be perceived by their subjects. By exploring the ways-some common among ancient monarchies, others… (Harde kaft)

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  • Between Cooperation and Hostility

    The question of why the cooperation of Jews with the Persian and Ptolemaic empires achieved some success and why it failed with regard to the Seleucids and the Romans, even turning into military hostility against them, has not been sufficiently answered. The… (Harde kaft)

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    Rabbi Raphael Afilalo - The Kabbalah of the Ari Z'al, according to the Ramhal

    One of the main texts of the authentic Kabbalah finally translated and explained. This book is a summary of the master work of the Ari Z'al; "The Etz Hayim" (The Tree of Life). It describes the evolution of the worlds, the Sephirot and their various… (Harde kaft)

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    Roy E. Garton - Mirages in the Desert

    The story of Massah-Meribah is a pluriform tradition within the Hebrew Bible. This book uses redaction analysis to assess diachronically the six reminiscences of this tradition within Deuteronomy and thereby reconstruct the formative stages of this story's… (Harde kaft)

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    Lina Barouch - Between German and Hebrew

    This book traces the German-Hebrew contact zones in which Gershom Scholem, Werner Kraft and Ludwig Strauss lived and produced their creative work in early twentieth-century Germany and later in British Mandate Palestine after their voluntary or forced… (Harde kaft)

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    Joseph Blenkinsopp - Essays on Judaism in the Pre-Hellenistic Period

    The essays deal with developments during the period from the liquidation of the Judean state to the conquests of Alexander the Great. This was a critical time in the Near East and the Mediterranean world in general. It marked the end of the great Semitic… (Harde kaft)

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    Admiel Kosman - Gender and Dialogue in the Rabbinic Prism

    The author applies the fields of gender studies, psychoanalysis, and literature to Talmudic texts. In opposition to the perception of Judaism as a legal system, he argues that the Talmud demands inner spiritual effort, to which the trait of humility and the… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ritual Innovation in the Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism

    What are rituals, if not ancient practices, unchanged throughout generations? Yet, if we compare the rituals described in late Second Temple texts to those in the Hebrew Bible it is apparent that rituals do change. Were such rituals practiced, or were they… (Harde kaft)

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    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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  • Astrid Zajdband boeken
    Astrid Zajdband - German Rabbis in British Exile

    The rich history of the German rabbinate came to an abrupt halt with the November Pogrom of 1938. The need to leave Germany became clear and many rabbis made use of the visas they had been offered. Their resettlement in Britain was hampered by additional… (Harde kaft)

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    Hagit Lavsky - The Creation of the German-Jewish Diaspora

    This book is first of its kind to deal with the interwar Jewish emigration from Germany in a comparative framework and follows the entire migration process from the point of view of the emigrants. It combines the usage of social and economic measures with the… (Harde kaft)

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    Lawrence Perlman - The Eclipse of Humanity

    It has been widely assumed that Heschel's writings are poetic inspirations devoid of philosophical analysis and unresponsive to the evil of the Holocaust. Who Is Man? (1965) contains a detailed phenomenological analyis of man and being which is directed at the… (Harde kaft)

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    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 - 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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    Martin Lund - Re-Constructing the Man of Steel

    In this book, Martin Lund challenges contemporary claims about the original Superman's supposed Jewishness and offers a critical re-reading of the earliest Superman comics. Engaging in critical dialogue with extant writing on the subject, Lund argues… (Harde kaft)

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    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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