Scriptures of Judaism Products

  • Introducing Judaism

    1st Edition

    By Eliezer Segal

    Introducing Judaism is the ideal starting point for students beginning their studies of this fascinating religion. Eliezer Segal takes a historical approach, focusing on religious aspects of Judaism, and introducing themes as they emerge from authentic Jewish documents. Students will gain an…

    Paperback – 2008-08-08
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Jewish Thought

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Leaman

     This fresh and contemporary introduction to the Jewish faith, its philosophies and worldviews, explores debates which have preoccupied Jewish thinkers over the centuries and examines their continuing influence in contemporary Judaism. Written by Oliver Leaman, a leading figure in the…

    Paperback – 2006-06-26
    Routledge

  • Controversy and Dialogue in the Jewish Tradition

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Neil Hecht, Shai Wosner

    Controversy is the main instrument by which Judaism develops and shapes its philosophy, theology and law. The rabbinical literature speaks with many voices, debating virtually every subject, and failing to reach a consensus on many. However, this willingness to condone controversy is accompanied by…

    Hardback – 2005-09-01
    Routledge

  • Ten Rungs

    Collected Hasidic Sayings, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Buber

    The sacred tales and aphorisms collected here by Martin Buber have their origins in the traditional Hasidic metaphor of life as a ladder, reaching towards the divine by ascending rungs of perfection. Through Biblical riddles and interpretations, Jewish proverbs and spiritual meditations, they seek…

    Paperback – 2002-09-26
    Routledge

  • Disability in Jewish Law

    1st Edition

    By Tzvi C. Marx

    In recent decades, record numbers of Jews are taking a newfound interest in their legal heritage - the Bible and the Talmud, the law codes and the rabbinical responsa literature. In the course of this encounter, they may be interested in how these sources relate to the issue of disability, and the…

    Hardback – 2002-01-24
    Routledge
    Jewish Law in Context

  • The Meanings of Death in Rabbinic Judaism

    1st Edition

    By David Kraemer

    There are many books devoted to explicating Jewish laws and customs relating to death and mourning and a wealth of studies addressing the significance of death practices around the world. However, never before has there been a study of the death and mourning practices of the founders of Judaism -…

    Paperback – 1999-09-23
    Routledge

  • The Four Stages of Rabbinic Judaism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob Neusner

    This concise volume provides a lucid introduction to the genesis and development of Rabbinic Judaism.Jacob Neusner outlines and examines the four stages in which the initial period of the historical development of Rabbinic Judaism divides, beginning with the Pentateuch and ending with its…

    Paperback – 1999-04-22
    Routledge

  • Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls

    Measuring Time, 1st Edition

    By James C. VanderKam

    1997 was the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls explores the evidence about calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Hebrew Bible and other ancient Jewish texts. James C. VanderKam examines the pertinent texts, their sources and the different…

    Paperback – 1998-10-15
    Routledge
    The Literature of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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