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850 Intriguing Questions about Judaism: True, False, or In Between

by Ronald Eisenberg

ISBN: 9781442239463

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A Club of Their Own

Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World

by Eli Lederhendler & Gabriel N. Finder

<p>Volume XXIX of <em>Studies in Contemporary Jewry</em> takes its title from a joke by Groucho Marx: &quot;I don't want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member.&quot; The line encapsulates one of the most important characteristics

ISBN: 9780190646141

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A Dream of Zion Teacher's Guide

The Complete Leader's Guide to A Dream of Zion: American Jews Reflect on Why Israel Matters to Them

by Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin

<p><strong>Insights, ideas and activities for discussing with students what Jewish People have to say about Israel.</strong></p> <p>A step-by-step guide to creative use of <em>A Dream of Zion: American Jews Reflect on Why Israel Matters to ...

ISBN: 9781683367239

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A Genealogy of Evil

Anti-Semitism from Nazism to Islamic Jihad

by David Patterson

<p>Based on extensive scrutiny of primary sources from Nazi and Jihadist ideologues, David Patterson argues that Jihadist anti-Semitism stems from Nazi ideology. This book challenges the idea that Jihadist anti-Semitism has medieval roots, ...

ISBN: 9780511861550

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A History of the Jewish War

AD 66–74

by Steve Mason

<p>A conflict that erupted between Roman legions and some Judaeans in late AD 66 had an incalculable impact on Rome's physical appearance and imperial governance; on ancient Jews bereft of their mother-city and temple; and on early Christian ...

ISBN: 9781316417959

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A Law Book for the Diaspora

Revision in the Study of the Covenant Code

by John Van Seters

<p>The foundation for all study of biblical law is the assumption that the Covenant Code is the oldest legal code in the Hebrew Bible and that all other laws are revisions of that code. This book sets forth the radical hypothesis that those laws

ISBN: 9780190288389

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A Palace of Pearls

The Stories of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav

by Howard Schwartz & Rami Shapiro

<p>Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav (1772-1810) is widely considered to be one of the foremost visionary storytellers of the Hasidic movement. The great-grandson of the Ba'al Shem Tov, founder of the movement, Rabbi Nachman came to be regarded as a ...

ISBN: 9780190243586

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A Question of Identity

Iberian Conversos in Historical Perspective

by Renee Levine Melammed

<p>In 1391 many of the Jews of Spain were forced to convert to Christianity, creating a new group whose members would be continually seeking a niche for themselves in society. The question of identity was to play a central role in the lives of ...

ISBN: 9780199883639

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Abraham or Aristotle? First Millennium Empires and Exegetical Traditions

An Inaugural Lecture by the Sultan Qaboos Professor of Abrahamic Faiths Given in the University of Cambridge, 4 December 2013

by Garth Fowden

<p>Judaism, Christianity and Islam - the three scriptural monotheisms, still often studied separately - are here intertwined within a historical frame. The approach outlined in this lecture pivots around the Qur'an as it emerged in ...

ISBN: 9781316290453

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Acts of the Apostles and the Rhetoric of Roman Imperialism

by Drew W. Billings

<p>Acts of the Apostles is normally understood as a historical report of events of the early church and serves as the organizing centerpiece of the New Testament canon. In this book, Drew W. Billings demonstrates that Acts was written in ...

ISBN: 9781316990599

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Affirming the Resurrection of the Incarnate Christ

A Reading of 1 John

by Dr Matthew D. Jensen

<p>The first letter of John is commonly understood to contain no reference to Jesus's resurrection. Matthew D. Jensen argues that, far from this being absent from the theology of 1 John, the opening verses contain a key reference to the ...

ISBN: 9781139564823

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After the Invasion

A Reading of Jeremiah 40-44

by Keith Bodner

<p>In the wake of the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem and the displacement of exile, there is a unique story that is told about the remnant left behind after the invasion. The narrative of Jeremiah 40—44 unfolds the challenges and crises of ...

ISBN: 9780191078798

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American Jewish Year Book 2016

The Annual Record of North American Jewish Communities

by Arnold Dashefsky & Ira M. Sheskin

<p>The <em>American Jewish Year Book</em>, now in its 116th year, is the annual record of the North American Jewish communities and provides insight into their major trends. Part I presents a forum on the Pew Survey, “A Portrait of American ...

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American Jewry

A New History

by Eli Lederhendler

<p>Understanding the history of Jews in America requires a synthesis of over 350 years of documents, social data, literature and journalism, architecture, oratory, and debate, and each time that history is observed, new questions are raised and ...

ISBN: 9781316823781

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An Early History of Compassion

Emotion and Imagination in Hellenistic Judaism

by Françoise Mirguet

<p>In this book, Françoise Mirguet traces the appropriation and reinterpretation of pity by Greek-speaking Jewish communities of Late Antiquity. Pity and compassion, in this corpus, comprised a hybrid of Hebrew, Greek, and Roman constructions; ...

ISBN: 9781108506595

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An Inch or Two of Time

Time and Space in Jewish Modernisms

by Jordan D. Finkin

<p>In literary modernism, time and space are sometimes transformed from organizational categories into aesthetic objects, a transformation that can open dramatic metaphorical and creative possibilities. In <em>An Inch or Two of Time</em>, Jordan

ISBN: 9780271071954

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An Introduction to Jewish-Christian Relations

by Edward Kessler

<p>Relations between Christians and Jews over the past two thousand years have been characterised to a great extent by mutual distrust and by Christian discrimination and violence against Jews. In recent decades, however, a new spirit of ...

ISBN: 9780511739781

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An Introduction to Judaism

by Nicholas de Lange

<p>In this book contemporary Judaism is presented in all its rich diversity, including both traditional and modern theologies as well as secular forms of Jewish identity. While the focus of the book is on developments that have taken place in ...

ISBN: 9781316153437

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An Introduction to Modern Jewish Philosophy

by Claire Elise Katz

<p>How Jewish is modern Jewish philosophy? The question at first appears nonsensical, until we consider that the chief issues with which Jewish philosophers have engaged, from the Enlightenment through to the late 20th century, are the standard ...

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An Introduction to the Study of the Pentateuch

by Paula Gooder & Dr. Bradford A. Anderson

<p>The Pentateuch (or the Torah) consists of the first five books of the Bible and is a foundational scripture for millions of people, both Jews and Christians. In this book Paula Gooder and Brad Anderson provide a clear and accessible ...

ISBN: 9780567656407

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