Religion: Judaism

  • The Legend of the Baal-Shem book cover

    The Legend of the Baal-Shem

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Buber

    These twenty captivating stories about the founder of the Hasidic faith Israel ben Eliezer called the Baal-Shem or Master of God's Name, provide a profound and charming account of the genesis of Hasidism, still Judaism's most important religious movement. As a delicate and moving portrayal not only…

    Paperback – 2002-10-03

  • Meetings: Autobiographical Fragments book cover


    Autobiographical Fragments, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Buber

    Meetings sets forth the life of one of the twentieth-century's greatest spiritual philosophers in his own words. A glittering series of reflections and narratives, it seeks not to describe his life in its full entirety, but rather to convey some of his defining moments of uncertainty, revelation…

    Paperback – 2002-09-26

  • Ten Rungs: Collected Hasidic Sayings book cover

    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

  • Suffering Religion book cover

    Suffering Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Gibbs, Elliot R. Wolfson

    In a diverse and innovative selection of new essays by cutting-edge theologians and philosophers, Suffering Religion examines one of the most primitive but challenging questions to define human experience - why do we suffer? As a theme uniting very different religious and cultural traditions, the…

    Paperback – 2002-04-25

  • The Way of Man: According to the Teachings of Hasidism book cover

    The Way of Man

    According to the Teachings of Hasidism, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Buber

    Martin Buber was one of the most significant religious thinkers of the twentieth century. In this short and remarkable book he presents the essential teachings of Hasidism, the mystical Jewish movement which swept through Eastern Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Told through…

    Paperback – 2002-04-04
    Routledge Classics

  • Between Man and Man book cover

    Between Man and Man

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Buber

    Scholar, theologian and philosopher, Martin Buber is one of the twentieth century's most influential thinkers. He believed that the deepest reality of human life lies in the relationship between one being and another. Between Man and Man is the classic work where he puts this belief into practice,…

    Paperback – 2002-03-14
    Routledge Classics

  • Martyrdom and Noble Death: Selected Texts from Graeco-Roman, Jewish and Christian Antiquity book cover

    Martyrdom and Noble Death

    Selected Texts from Graeco-Roman, Jewish and Christian Antiquity, 1st Edition

    By Friedrich Avemarie, Jan Willem van Henten

    This volume explores the fascinating phenomenon of noble death through pagan, Jewish and Christian sources. Today's society is uncomfortable with death, and willingly submitting to a violent and ostentatious death in public is seen as particularly shocking and unusual. Yet classical sources give a…

    Paperback – 2002-02-07

  • Disability in Jewish Law book cover

    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
    Jewish Law in Context

  • French Feminists on Religion: A Reader book cover

    French Feminists on Religion

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Morny Joy, Kathleen O'Grady, Judith Poxon

    French Feminists on Religion: A Reader offers the first representative selection of important writings by French feminist thinkers on the topic of religion, including the most influential and provocative texts on the subject from Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva, Hélène Cixous, Monique Wittig and…

    Paperback – 2001-12-13

  • Who's Who in Jewish History book cover

    Who's Who in Jewish History

    3rd Edition

    By New edition revised by Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok, Joan Comay

    From Karl Marx to the Marx brothers, the Routledge Who's Who in Jewish History presents a complete reference guide to over a thousand prominent men and women who have shaped Jewish culture. Covering twenty centuries of Jewish history it provides:* detailed biographical information on each leading…

    Paperback – 2001-09-27
    Who's Who

  • Peake's Commentary on the Bible book cover

    Peake's Commentary on the Bible

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Black, H.H. Rowley

    Now available in paperback, this classic commentary, drawing on the expertise of over sixty scholars, gives students of the Bible a thorough grounding in the origin and meaning of all the books of the Bible.Special attention is given to how the teaching of Scripture has been affected by archaeology…

    Paperback – 2001-06-28

  • Holiness: Rabbinic Judaism in the Graeco-Roman World book cover


    Rabbinic Judaism in the Graeco-Roman World, 1st Edition

    By Hannah K. Harrington

    In this in-depth exploration of holiness in the context of rabbinic Judaism, Hannah K. Harrington places the rabbinic concept of holiness alongside other notions of the sacred in the Graeco-Roman world. Holistic and yet detailed, this volume provides a much-needed comparative view of this subject…

    Paperback – 2001-06-07
    Religion in the First Christian Centuries

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