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Faith and Freedom

Moses Mendelssohn's Theological-Political Thought

by Michah Gottlieb

<p>The recent renewal of the faith-reason debate has focused attention on earlier episodes in its history. One of its memorable highlights occurred during the Enlightenment, with the outbreak of the &quot;Pantheism Controversy&quot; between the ...

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Festschrift in Honor of Professor Paul Nadim Tarazi

Volume 3- Studies in Intertestamental, Extra-Canonical, and Early Christian Literature-

by Vahan Hovhanessian & Tom Dykstra

<p>This is the third of three volumes dedicated to Professor Paul Nadim Tarazi. Volume 3 of <em>Festschrift in Honor of Professor Paul Nadim Tarazi</em> is a collection of articles discussing the latest findings in a variety of theological ...

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For Two Thousand Years

by Mihail Sebastian

<p>'Absolutely, definitively alone', a young Jewish student in Romania tries to make sense of a world that has decided he doesn't belong. Spending his days walking the streets and his nights drinking and gambling, meeting revolutionaries, ...

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From Anti-Judaism to Anti-Semitism

Ancient and Medieval Christian Constructions of Jewish History

by Robert Chazan

<p>From its earliest days, Christianity has viewed Judaism and Jews ambiguously. Given its roots within the Jewish community of first-century Palestine, there was much in Judaism that demanded Church admiration and praise; however, as Jews ...

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Gender and Timebound Commandments in Judaism

by Elizabeth Shanks Alexander

<p>The rule that exempts women from rituals that need to be performed at specific times (so-called timebound, positive commandments) has served for centuries to stabilize Jewish gender. It has provided a rationale for women's centrality at home ...

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Genocide in Jewish Thought

by David Patterson

<p>Among the topics explored in this book are ways of viewing the soul, the relation between body and soul, environmentalist thought, the phenomenon of torture, and the philosophical and theological warrants for genocide. Presenting an analysis ...

ISBN: 9781139234436

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God and Politics in Esther

by Yoram Hazony

A political crisis erupts when the Persian government falls to fanatics, and a Jewish insider goes rogue, determined to save her people at all costs. God and Politics in Esther explores politics and faith. It is about an era in which the ...

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God and the Big Bang, 2nd Ed.

Discovering Harmony between Science and Spirituality

by Daniel C. Matt

Draws on both science and theology, fact and belief, cosmology and Jewish mysticism, to discover the presence of God throughout the cosmos and in our everyday lives. This update of the award-winning first edition gives us a fresh look at the ...

ISBN: 9781580238472

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God Was in This Place & I, I Did Not Know—25th Anniversary Ed

Finding Self, Spirituality and Ultimate Meaning

by Lawrence Kushner

<p><strong>Selected as a Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC)<br /> “Significant Jewish Book”</strong></p> <p>Jacob was running away from home. One night he lay down in the wilderness to sleep and had one of the great mystical ...

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God's Generals

The Military Lives of Moses, the Buddha and Muhammad

by Richard A Gabriel

<p>It is one of the more startling facts of military history that the founders of three of the four 'great religions'—Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam—were also accomplished field generals with extensive experience in commanding men in battle. One ...

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God's Paintbrush Teacher's Guide

A Guide for Jewish and Christian Educators and Parents

by Jeffrey Schein & Joseph Blair

<p><strong>Multicultural, Nondenominational, Nonsectarian</strong></p> <p>Includes steps for exploring the book's theological foundations with students from kindergarten through Grade 4 and above. Lesson plans, classroom activities and ...

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Goy

Israel's Multiple Others and the Birth of the Gentile

by Adi Ophir & Ishay Rosen-Zvi

<p>Goy: Israel's Others and the Birth of the Gentile traces the development of the term and category of the goy from the Bible to rabbinic literature. Adi Ophir and Ishay Rosen-Zvi show that the category of the goy was born much later than ...

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Hasidism

Key Questions

by Marcin Wodzinski

<p>Hasidism is one of the most important religious and social movements to have developed in Eastern Europe, and the most significant phenomenon in the religious, social and cultural life of the Jewish population in Eastern Europe from the ...

ISBN: 9780190631284

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Hastening Redemption

Messianism and the Resettlement of the Land of Israel

by Arie Morgenstern

<p>Accounts of the history of Zionism usually trace its origins to the late nineteenth century. In this groundbreaking book, Arie Morgenstern argues that its roots go back even further. Morgenstern argues compellingly that the Jewish community ...

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Heavenly Priesthood in the Apocalypse of Abraham

by Andrei A. Orlov

<p>The Apocalypse of Abraham is a vital source for understanding both Jewish apocalypticism and mysticism. Written anonymously soon after the destruction of the Second Jerusalem Temple, the text envisions heaven as the true place of worship and ...

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Hebrew Melodies

by Heinrich Heine

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Hegel's Interpretation of the Religions of the World

The Logic of the Gods

by Jon Stewart

<p>In his Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion, Hegel treats the religions of the world under the rubric &quot;the determinate religion.&quot; This is a part of his corpus that has traditionally been neglected since scholars have struggled to ...

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Hermann Cohen

An Intellectual Biography

by Frederick C. Beiser

<p>This book is the first complete intellectual biography of Hermann Cohen (1842-1918) and the only work to cover all his major philosophical and Jewish writings. Frederick C. Beiser pays special attention to all phases of Cohen's intellectual ...

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Hermeneutics of Holiness

Ancient Jewish and Christian Notions of Sexuality and Religious Community

by Naomi Koltun-Fromm

<p>In <em>Hermeneutics of Holiness</em> , Naomi Koltun-Fromm examines the ancient nexus of holiness and sexuality and explores its roots in the biblical texts as well as its manifestations throughout ancient and late-ancient Judaism and early ...

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Heroic Bodies in Ancient Israel

by Brian R. Doak

<p>Authors from the ancient world rarely used great detail to describe the physical features of characters in their works. When they did mention bodies, they did so with very specific goals in mind. In particular, the bodies of ...

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