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The Bible on Silent Film

Spectacle, Story and Scripture in the Early Cinema

by David J. Shepherd

<p>Between the advent of motion pictures in the 1890s and the close of the 'silent' era at the end of the 1920s, many of the longest, most expensive and most watched films on both sides of the Atlantic drew upon biblical traditions. David J. ...

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The Birth of Thought in the Spanish Language

14th century Hebrew-Spanish Philosophy

by Ilia Galán Díez

<p>This book takes readers on a philosophical discovery of a forgotten treasure, one born in the 14th century but which appears to belong to the 21st. It presents a critical, up-to-date analysis of Santob de Carrión, also known as Sem Tob, a ...

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The Bodies of God and the World of Ancient Israel

by Benjamin D. Sommer

<p>Sommer utilizes a lost ancient Near Eastern perception of divinity according to which a god has more than one body and fluid, unbounded selves. Though the dominant strains of biblical religion rejected it, a monotheistic version of this ...

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The Book of Ecclesiastes (Qohelet) and the Path to Joyous Living

by T. A. Perry

<p>This is the first full-length study of Ecclesiastes using methods of philosophical exegesis, specifically those of the modern French philosophers Levinas and Blanchot. T. A. Perry opens up new horizons in the philosophical understanding of ...

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The Book of Job in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

by Robert Eisen

<p>Medieval Jewish philosophers have been studied extensively by modern scholars, but even though their philosophical thinking was often shaped by their interpretation of the Bible, relatively little attention has been paid to them as biblical ...

ISBN: 9780190291334

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The Book of Revelation and Early Jewish Textual Culture

by Garrick V. Allen

<p>The Book of Revelation and Early Jewish Textual Culture explores the relationship between the writing of Revelation and its early audience, especially its interaction with Jewish Scripture. It touches on several areas of scholarly inquiry in ...

ISBN: 9781108187404

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The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz

The Sunday Times Bestseller

by Jeremy Dronfield

<p><strong>THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER</strong></p> <p><strong>'An emotionally devastating story of courage - and survival'</strong> <em>i Paper</em></p> <p><strong>The inspiring true story of a father and son's fight to stay together and ...

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The Breaking of Bread and the Breaking of Boundaries

A Study of the Metaphor of Bread in the Gospel of Matthew

by Minkyu Lee

<p>This book investigates the Matthean use of <em>bread</em> and the <em>breaking of bread</em> in light of cognitive conceptual metaphor, which are not only intertwined within Matthew’s narrative plots but also function to represent Matthew’s ...

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The Cambridge Companion to American Judaism

by Dana Evan Kaplan

<p>This volume provides readers with a comprehensive introduction to the most important and interesting historical and contemporary facets of Judaism in America. Written by twenty-four leading scholars from the fields of religious studies, ...

ISBN: 9781139816984

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The Cambridge Companion to Judaism and Law

by Christine Hayes

<p>The Cambridge Companion to Judaism and Law explores the Jewish conception of law as an essential component of the divine-human relationship from biblical to modern times, as well as resistance to this conceptualization. It also traces the ...

ISBN: 9781108105507

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The Cambridge Companion to Levinas

by Simon Critchley & Robert Bernasconi

<p>Emmanuel Levinas is now widely recognised alongside Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty and Sartre as one of the most important Continental philosophers of the twentieth century. His abiding concern was the primacy of the ethical relation to the other ...

ISBN: 9781139816144

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The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Jewish Philosophy

by Daniel H. Frank & Oliver Leaman

<p>From the ninth to the fifteenth centuries Jewish thinkers living in Islamic and Christian lands philosophized about Judaism. Influenced first by Islamic theological speculation and the great philosophers of classical antiquity, and then in ...

ISBN: 9781139816069

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The Cambridge Companion to Miracles

by Graham H. Twelftree

<p>The miracle stories of the founders and saints of the major world religions have much in common. Written by international experts, this Companion provides an authoritative and comparative study of miracles in not only Hinduism, Islam, ...

ISBN: 9781139801911

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The Cambridge Companion to Modern Jewish Philosophy

by Michael L. Morgan & Peter Eli Gordon

<p>Modern Jewish philosophy emerged in the seventeenth century, with the impact of the new science and modern philosophy on thinkers who were reflecting upon the nature of Judaism and Jewish life. This collection of essays examines the work of ...

ISBN: 9781139816755

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The Cambridge Companion to Philo

by Adam Kamesar

<p>The works of Philo of Alexandria, a slightly older contemporary of Jesus and Paul, constitute an essential source for the study of Judaism and the rise of Christianity. They are also of extreme importance for understanding the Greek ...

ISBN: 9781139801362

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The Cambridge Companion to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament

by Stephen B. Chapman & Marvin A. Sweeney

<p>This Companion offers a concise and engaging introduction to the Hebrew Bible or Old Testament. Providing an up-to-date 'snapshot' of scholarship, it includes essays, specially commissioned for this volume, by twenty-three leading scholars. ...

ISBN: 9781316577455

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The Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literature

by Martin S. Jaffee & Charlotte Elisheva Fonrobert

<p>This volume introduces students of rabbinic literature to the range of historical and interpretative questions surrounding the rabbinic texts of late antiquity. The editors, themselves well-known interpreters of Rabbinic literature, have ...

ISBN: 9781139817363

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The Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Culture

by Judith R. Baskin

<p>The Cambridge Dictionary of Judaism and Jewish Culture is an authoritative and accessible reference work for a twenty-first-century audience. Its entries, written by eminent scholars, define the spiritual and intellectual concepts and ...

ISBN: 9781316153505

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The Cambridge Guide to Jewish History, Religion, and Culture

by Judith R. Baskin & Kenneth Seeskin

<p>The Cambridge Guide to Jewish History, Religion, and Culture is a comprehensive and engaging overview of Jewish life, from its origins in the ancient Near East to its impact on contemporary popular culture. The twenty-one essays, arranged ...

ISBN: 9781316223857

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The Cambridge History of Judaism: Volume 6, The Middle Ages: The Christian World

by Robert Chazan

<p>Volume 6 examines the history of Judaism during the second half of the Middle Ages. Through the first half of the Middle Ages, the Jewish communities of western Christendom lagged well behind those of eastern Christendom and the even more ...

ISBN: 9781108340199

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