Biblical Ambiguities

Metaphor, Semantics and Divine Imagery

David H. Aaron

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€111,00
$148.00
ISBN13: 
9789004120327
Publication Date: 
March 2001
Format: 
Hardback
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x, 222 pp.
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ISSN: 
1571-5000
Volume: 
4

Daniel Boyarin

Two major themes run through this fine collection of essays: the typological relation of rabbinic Judaism to Christianity, and the re-animation of a rabbinic Judaism that would not manifest some of the deleterious social ideologies and practices that modern orthodox Judaism generally does, a...
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004126282
Publication date: 
October 2003
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004126275
Publication date: 
January 2003

Jacob Neusner

Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004127968
Publication date: 
July 2002
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004122192
Publication date: 
February 2002

Dov Schwartz. Translated by Batya Stein

The book exposes the theological foundations of religious-Zionism. Relying on a rigorous analysis of new primary sources, Schwartz argues that this movement strove to build a new religious consciousness, in light of the Jewish national renaissance in the twentieth century.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004124615
Publication date: 
February 2002

Jacob Neusner

Neusner proves that the law of normative Judaism, the Halakhah, viewed whole, with its category-formations read in logical sequence, tells a coherent story. He demonstrates that details of the law contribute to making a single statement, one that, moreover, complements and corresponds with that...
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004122918
Publication date: 
October 2001

Jacob Neusner

This systematic introduction to the Talmud of Babylonia (Bavli) answers basic questions of form: how is this a coherent document? How do we make sense of the several languages in which it is written? What are the principal parts of the complex writing? Turning to questions of modes of thought,...
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004121874
Publication date: 
May 2001

Jacob Neusner

During the formative age of Judaism, rabbis endeavoured to describe the world as God had intended it to be, resulting in the Halakhah, law, and Aggadah, lore, which encompassed Scripture. This volume provides five systematic accounts of the Halakhah and the Aggadah.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004118997
Publication date: 
August 2000

Herbert W. Basser

Basser reveals the original sense of Jesus' anti-pharisaic polemics in the Gospels. He examines the Jewish side to the Jewish-Christian debate. He also considers medieval Jewish texts, never discussed in English before now. This publication has also been published in paperback,...
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004118485
Publication date: 
July 2000
Series: 
Volume: 
1/5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004116160
Publication date: 
July 2000

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