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Judaism: sacred texts books

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Qoheleth A Handbook on the Hebrew Text by Robert D. Holmstedt, John A. Cook, Phillip S. Marshall Qoheleth A Handbook on the Hebrew Text
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In this volume, Robert D. Holmstedt, John A. Cook, and Phillip S. Marshall provide a foundational analysis of the Hebrew text of Qoheleth. Distinguished by the detailed yet comprehensive attention paid to the Hebrew text, Qohelethis a convenient pedagogical and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Heart of Torah, Gift Set Essays on the Weekly Torah Portion by Shai Held, Yitz Greenberg The Heart of Torah, Gift Set Essays on the Weekly Torah Portion
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In The Heart of Torah, Rabbi Shai Held's Torah essays - two for each weekly portion -open new horizons in Jewish biblical commentary. Held mines Talmud and midrashim, great writers of world literature, and astute commentators of other religious backgrounds...
Format: - Released: 01/09/2017

Sacred Scrolls in Plain English The Books of Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Proverbs, Ruth, and Lamentations by Aaron Lichtenstein Sacred Scrolls in Plain English The Books of Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Proverbs, Ruth, and Lamentations


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

The Heart of Torah, Volume 1 Essays on the Weekly Torah Portion: Genesis and Exodus by Shai Held, Yitz Greenberg The Heart of Torah, Volume 1 Essays on the Weekly Torah Portion: Genesis and Exodus
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In The Heart of Torah, Rabbi Shai Held's Torah essays - two for each weekly portion -open new horizons in Jewish biblical commentary. Held mines Talmud and midrashim, great writers of world literature, and astute commentators of other religious backgrounds...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

The Heart of Torah, Volume 2 Essays on the Weekly Torah Portion: Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy by Shai Held, Yitz Greenberg The Heart of Torah, Volume 2 Essays on the Weekly Torah Portion: Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy
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In The Heart of Torah, Rabbi Shai Held's Torah essays - two for each weekly portion -open new horizons in Jewish biblical commentary. Held mines Talmud and midrashim, great writers of world literature, and astute commentators of other religious backgrounds...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Inconsistency in the Torah Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism by Joshua A. (Senior Lecturer in the Department of Hebrew Bible, Bar-Ilan University) Berman Inconsistency in the Torah Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism
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Rather than viewing inconsistencies in the Torah as signs of revision, this book identifies precursors for these phenomena in ancient Near Eastern writings. It claims that Enlightenment and German historicist influences corrupted critical study of the Bible, and calls for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Landscapes of the Song of Songs Poetry and Place by Elaine T. (Assitant Professor, St. Catherine University) James Landscapes of the Song of Songs Poetry and Place
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Landscapes of the Song of Songs is an interdisciplinary study that develops a theory of landscape to explore the Song's conceptualization of the natural world. New readings of the Song's poetry reveal how it imagines human lovers enfolded in complex...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

The Book of Revelation and Early Jewish Textual Culture by Garrick Allen The Book of Revelation and Early Jewish Textual Culture

The Book of Revelation and Early Jewish Textual Culture explores the relationship between the writing of Revelation and its early audience.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/07/2017

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A History of German Jewish Bible Translation by Abigail Gillman A History of German Jewish Bible Translation

Between 1780 and 1937, Jews in Germany produced numerous new translations of the Hebrew Bible into German. Intended for Jews who were trilingual, reading Yiddish, Hebrew, and German, they were meant less for religious use than to promote educational and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/11/2017

A History of German Jewish Bible Translation by Abigail Gillman A History of German Jewish Bible Translation

Between 1780 and 1937, Jews in Germany produced numerous new translations of the Hebrew Bible into German. Intended for Jews who were trilingual, reading Yiddish, Hebrew, and German, they were meant less for religious use than to promote educational and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/11/2017

Rabbinic Tales of Destruction Gender, Sex, and Disability in the Ruins of Jerusalem by Julia Watts (Associate Professor of Jewish Studies, Georgetown University) Belser Rabbinic Tales of Destruction Gender, Sex, and Disability in the Ruins of Jerusalem
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Analyzing early Jewish accounts of the destruction of the Second Temple, Julia Watts Belser illuminates the brutal body costs of Roman conquest. Drawing on disability studies, feminist theory, and new materialist ecological thought, Belser reveals how rabbinic discourses of gender,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

The JPS Rashi Discussion Torah Commentary by Sarah Levy, Steven Levy The JPS Rashi Discussion Torah Commentary
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Rashi, the medieval French rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki (1040-1105), authored monumental commentaries on the Hebrew Bible and the Babylonian Talmud. With The JPS Rashi Discussion Torah Commentary, his commentary on the Torah - regarded as the most authoritative of all Torah...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Tiferet Yisrael Translation & Commentary -- Volume 1: Introduction & Chapters 1-9 by Ramon Windmonte Tiferet Yisrael Translation & Commentary -- Volume 1: Introduction & Chapters 1-9


Format: Hardback - Released: 29/05/2017

The Charm of Wise Hesitancy Talmudic Stories in Contemporary Israeli Culture by David C. Jacobson The Charm of Wise Hesitancy Talmudic Stories in Contemporary Israeli Culture

Explores the resurgence of interest in Talmudic stories in Israel and presents some of the most popular Talmudic stories in contemporary Israeli culture, as well as creative interpretations of those stories by Israeli writers, thereby providing readers with an opportunity...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

The Books of Enoch Complete Edition: Including (1) the Ethiopian Book of Enoch, (2) the Slavonic Secrets and (3) the Hebrew Book of Enoch by Paul C Schnieders The Books of Enoch Complete Edition: Including (1) the Ethiopian Book of Enoch, (2) the Slavonic Secrets and (3) the Hebrew Book of Enoch


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2017

The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Very Short Introduction by Timothy H. (Professor of Hebrew Bible & Second Temple Judaism, University of Edinburgh) Lim The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Very Short Introduction
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The Dead Sea Scrolls are one of the most important finds in biblical archaeology, and have profound implications for our understanding of Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity. Timothy Lim discusses the leading interpretations of the scrolls, and how they have...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2017

Maimonides and the Shaping of the Jewish Canon by James A. (University of Waterloo, Ontario) Diamond Maimonides and the Shaping of the Jewish Canon
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This book examines a wide range of theologians, philosophers, and exegetes who share a passionate engagement with Maimonides.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/03/2017

Holiness and Transgression Mothers of the Messiah in the Jewish Myth by Ruth Kara-Ivanov Kaniel Holiness and Transgression Mothers of the Messiah in the Jewish Myth

Deals with the female dynasty of the House of David and its influence on the Jewish Messianic Myth. This volume provides a missing link in the chain of research on the topic of messianism and contributes to the understanding of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2017

Deconstructing the Talmud The Absolute Book by Federico Dal Bo Deconstructing the Talmud The Absolute Book

This book employs deconstruction as a way to interpret the Talmud. This methodology is then used to emphasise the logocentric and patriarchal nature of the text.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2017

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