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Judaism: theology books

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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

Shared Identities Medieval and Modern Imaginings of Judeo-Islam by Aaron W. Hughes Shared Identities Medieval and Modern Imaginings of Judeo-Islam

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

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

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

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

From kindergarten onwards, Jewish children are taught that the Torah as observed today is identical to the Torah given at Sinai. Unfortunately, many adults today, even those at the highest institutions of Torah learning, never develop a more nuanced and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

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

Demonstrates how the Jewish Bible radically changed the course of ethical thought and as a result has had enormous influence on later Jewish thought and law, as well as on Christianity and the development of modern Western civilization --
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2017

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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: Book - 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: Book - Released: 27/02/2017

Studies in Judaism and Pluralism Honoring the 60th Anniversary of the Academy for Jewish Religion by Leonard Levin Studies in Judaism and Pluralism Honoring the 60th Anniversary of the Academy for Jewish Religion


Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2016

Studies in Judaism and Pluralism Honoring the 60th Anniversary of the Academy for Jewish Religion by Leonard Levin Studies in Judaism and Pluralism Honoring the 60th Anniversary of the Academy for Jewish Religion


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 18/12/2016

The Making of Jewish Universalism From Exile to Alexandria by Malka Simkovich The Making of Jewish Universalism From Exile to Alexandria

Interest in Jewish universalism is on the rise, yet scholars lack a common definition of the concept. This book advocates for a common definition of universalism as it applies to an Early Jewish context and traces the origins of Jewish...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2016

Imagining the Jewish God by Leonard Kaplan Imagining the Jewish God

This book presents the possibility of a robust dialogue for all who are committed to critique and enhance the problem of graven images and yet know that even the absent God must be accounted for in contemporary thought. It includes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/09/2016

The Inside Story Biblical Personalities by Joseph Friedman The Inside Story Biblical Personalities

The Inside Story: Biblical Personalities contains themes of feminism, wholeness, and wellness. The book analyzes nineteen popular Biblical stories. It explores Judaism's feministic roots while stating that all life contains a duality of physical and spiritual existence.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2016

The Inside Story Biblical Personalities by Joseph Friedman The Inside Story Biblical Personalities

The Inside Story: Biblical Personalities contains themes of feminism, wholeness, and wellness. The book analyzes nineteen popular Biblical stories. It explores Judaism's feministic roots while stating that all life contains a duality of physical and spiritual existence.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2016

After One-Hundred-and-Twenty Reflecting on Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in the Jewish Tradition by Hillel Halkin After One-Hundred-and-Twenty Reflecting on Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in the Jewish Tradition

After One-Hundred-and-Twenty provides a richly nuanced and deeply personal look at Jewish attitudes and practices regarding death, mourning, and the afterlife as they have existed and evolved from biblical times to today. Taking its title from the Hebrew and Yiddish...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2016

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