Religion: Judaism

  • Kabbalah and the Art of Being: The Smithsonian Lectures book cover

    Kabbalah and the Art of Being

    The Smithsonian Lectures, 1st Edition

    By Shimon Shokek

    This new approach introduces Kabbalah as a spiritual Jewish way of living, a practical wisdom for living, creativity and well being, and not merely a religious phenomenon or esoteric theology. Professor Shokek suggests that the Kabbalistic theme of Creation is the central ingredient in the…

    Paperback – 2000-11-09

  • The Papon Affair: Memory and Justice on Trial book cover

    The Papon Affair

    Memory and Justice on Trial, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Golsan

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2000-08-11

  • Holocaust Fiction book cover

    Holocaust Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Sue Vice

    Examining the controversies that have accompanied the publication of novels representing the Holocaust, this compelling book explores such literature to analyze their violently mixed receptions and what this says about the ethics and practice of millennial Holocaust literature. The novels examined,…

    Paperback – 2000-04-06

  • Judaism and Islam in Practice: A Sourcebook book cover

    Judaism and Islam in Practice

    A Sourcebook, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan E. Brockopp, Jacob Neusner, Tamara Sonn

    Judaism and Islam compare because they concur that God cares deeply not only about attitudes but actions, not only about what one says to God but how one conducts affairs at home and in the village.In this sourcebook, the authors have selected key passages from the laws of Judaism and Islam which…

    Paperback – 1999-11-18

  • Jewish and Christian Doctrines: The Classics Compared book cover

    Jewish and Christian Doctrines

    The Classics Compared, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

    Jewish and Christian Doctrines presents a concise and lucid introduction to the foundations of Judaism and Christianity. The authors explore key documents ofJudaism and Christianity to elucidate and illuminate the doctrinal issues which the documents raise and to examine the similarities and…

    Paperback – 1999-09-23

  • The Meanings of Death in Rabbinic Judaism book cover

    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

  • The Israelites: An Introduction book cover

    The Israelites

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Antony Kamm

    Antony Kamm presents an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the people of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah from earliest times up to AD 135. Charting the history of the Israelites, Kamm discusses their origins, land, society, culture and religion, as well as their relationship to the Roman…

    Paperback – 1999-07-29
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • Comparing Religions Through Law: Judaism and Islam book cover

    Comparing Religions Through Law

    Judaism and Islam, 1st Edition

    By Jacob Neusner, Tamara Sonn

    Comparing Religions Through Law offers a ground- breaking study which compares these two religions through shared dominant structures. In the case of Judaism and Islam the dominant structure is law.Comparing Religions Through Law presents an innovative and sometimes controversial study of the…

    Paperback – 1999-06-24

  • The Four Stages of Rabbinic Judaism book cover

    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

  • Types of Authority in Formative Christianity and Judaism book cover

    Types of Authority in Formative Christianity and Judaism

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

    Bruce Chilton and Jacob Neusner study the points of comparisons and contrast between formative Christianity and Judaism. By identifying three categories of authority in each of the two religious worlds, they show how they have both worked in compelling or failing to get someone to do a given…

    Paperback – 1999-02-18

  • The Sage in Jewish Society of Late Antiquity book cover

    The Sage in Jewish Society of Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By Richard Kalmin

    The Sage in Jewish Society of Late Antiquity explores the social position of rabbis in Palestinian (Roman) and Babylonian (Persian) society from the period of the fall of the Temple to late antiquity. The author argues that ancient rabbinic sources depict comparable differences between Palestinian…

    Paperback – 1998-12-03

  • Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Measuring Time book cover

    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
    The Literature of the Dead Sea Scrolls

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