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Judaism: theology books

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Recently Published

God in Search of Man A Philosophy of Judaism by Abraham Joshua Heschel God in Search of Man A Philosophy of Judaism


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2018

The Going A Meditation on Jewish Law by Leon Wiener Dow The Going A Meditation on Jewish Law

In a work that casts philosophical and theological reflections against a backdrop of personal experience, Leon Wiener Dow offers a learned discourse that elucidates the telos of Jewish law and the philosophical-theological commitments that animate it.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2017

Religious Zionism, Jewish Law, and the Morality of War How Five Rabbis Confronted One of Modern Judaism's Greatest Challenges by Robert (Professor of Religion and Judaic Studies, George Washington University) Eisen Religious Zionism, Jewish Law, and the Morality of War How Five Rabbis Confronted One of Modern Judaism's Greatest Challenges
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This study is a pioneering exploration of how rabbis in the religious Zionist community in Israel constructed a body of Jewish law on war. It focuses on five leading rabbis in this camp and how they dealt with a number...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

olam he-zeh v'olam ha-ba This World and the World to Come in Jewish Belief and Practice by Leonard J. Greenspoon olam he-zeh v'olam ha-ba This World and the World to Come in Jewish Belief and Practice

Dining on Leviathan. Discoursing with Socrates. Debating the nature of existence in the afterlife. These are among the topics authors address in this wide-ranging account of how Jews have conceptualized the world to come and structured their lives in this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Joseph Albo on Free Choice Exegetical Innovation in Medieval Jewish Philosophy by Shira Weiss Joseph Albo on Free Choice Exegetical Innovation in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Joseph Albo on Free Choice discovers unsuspected philosophical originality in the interpretations of biblical narrative found in Joseph Albo's Book of Principles. Free choice, a significant topic during a historical period of religious coercion, emerges as a conceptual theme throughout...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017

Shared Identities Medieval and Modern Imaginings of Judeo-Islam by Aaron W. (Philip S. Bernstein Chair of Jewish Studies, University of Rochester) Hughes Shared Identities Medieval and Modern Imaginings of Judeo-Islam
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In this controversial study, Aaron W. Hughes breaks with received opinion, which imagines two distinct religions, Judaism and Islam, interacting in the centuries immediately following the death of Muhammad in the early seventh century. Tradition describes these relations using tropes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Disputation at Barcelona Ramban: Nahmanides by Charles B Chavel The Disputation at Barcelona Ramban: Nahmanides


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2017

Challenge and Continuity Rabbinic Responses to Modernity, Science and Tragedy by Yoni Birnbaum Challenge and Continuity Rabbinic Responses to Modernity, Science and Tragedy


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Coming Soon

Agony in the Pulpit by Marc Saperstein Agony in the Pulpit

Many scholars have focused on contemporary sources pertaining to the Nazi persecution and mass murder of Jews between 1933 and 1945, but the sermons delivered by rabbis describing and protesting against the oppression of European Jews have been largely neglected....
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

Holiness in Jewish Thought by Alan L. (Aaron Rabinowitz and Simon H. Rifkind Professor of Jewish Philosophy, Jewish Theological Seminary) Mittleman Holiness in Jewish Thought
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This volume explores concepts of holiness in different periods of Jewish history and bodies of Jewish literature to offer preliminary reflections on their theological and philosophical import today.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Challenge and Continuity Rabbinic Responses to Modernity, Science and Tragedy by Yoni Birnbaum Challenge and Continuity Rabbinic Responses to Modernity, Science and Tragedy


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism, 200 BCE-CE 200 by C. D. (Associate Professor of Religion, Gustavus Adolphus College) Elledge Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism, 200 BCE-CE 200
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A study of the formation and development in early Judaism of a belief in a future resurrection from the grave. It draws on evidence from the Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, the Dead Sea Scrolls, inscriptions, and archaeology.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/05/2017

Human Nature & Jewish Thought Judaism's Case for Why Persons Matter by Alan L. Mittleman Human Nature & Jewish Thought Judaism's Case for Why Persons Matter

This book explores one of the great questions of our time: How can we preserve our sense of what it means to be a person while at the same time accepting what science tells us to be true--namely, that human...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/05/2017

Mysteries of Judaism II How the Rabbis & Others Changed Judaism by Israel Drazin Mysteries of Judaism II How the Rabbis & Others Changed Judaism


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

On Liberty Jewish Philosophical Perspectives by Daniel H. Frank On Liberty Jewish Philosophical Perspectives

Intends to advance the debate between communitarians and liberals by particularising it to the experience of Jews living in the modern world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017

Justice for All How the Jewish Bible Revolutionized Ethics by Jeremiah Unterman Justice for All How the Jewish Bible Revolutionized Ethics

Demonstrates that the Jewish Bible, by radically changing the course of ethical thought, came to exercise enormous influence on Jewish thought and law and also laid the basis for Christian ethics and the broader development of modern Western civilization. Jeremiah...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2017

Negative Theology as Jewish Modernity by Michael Fagenblat Negative Theology as Jewish Modernity

Negative theology is the attempt to describe God by speaking in terms of what God is not. Historical affinities between Jewish modernity and negative theology indicate new directions for thematizing the modern Jewish experience. Questions such as, What are the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2017

Negative Theology as Jewish Modernity by Michael Fagenblat Negative Theology as Jewish Modernity

Negative theology is the attempt to describe God by speaking in terms of what God is not. Historical affinities between Jewish modernity and negative theology indicate new directions for thematizing the modern Jewish experience. Questions such as, What are the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/02/2017

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