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Miriam S. Taylor
Against the scholarly consensus that assumes early Christians were involved in a rivalry for converts with contemporary Jews, this book shows that the target of patristic writers was rather a symbolic Judaism, and their aim was to define theologically the young church's identity.
Ruppin’s immense contribution to the Zionist movement gave him the title “The Father of Jewish/Zionist settlement in Palestine.” Nevertheless, the common narrative sets Ruppin’s historical persona in an ambivalent position and suppresses his formative role and heritage. Part of the reason for ...
Barak S. Cohen
Drawing on the scholasticism of the Late Nehardean amoraim, this book offers a comprehensive analysis of their halakhic/legal methodology, identity and dating. This analysis contributes to the scientific approach of the Bavli, and allows a better understanding of the development of Jewish Law.
edited by Alan Avery-Peck and Jacob Neusner
Top scholars in Judaic and Christian studies treat the interrelationship between Judaism and Christianity, reflecting on how the two faiths have related to and been shaped by each other as they evolved in shared historical and cultural contexts, even as each has maintained its own distinctive ...
This volume deals with central issues of medieval Jewish philosophy. Among the subjects treated are divine immanence, the intellect, miracles, and esoteric writing and its limits. This work provides a new perspective on the history of Jewish philosophy in the Middle Ages.
The book exhibits the dynamics of Jewish culture from Alexandrian exegesis to the Talmud in the framework of literary revolutions. These revolutions followed the crisis of tradition and the appearance of 'mass society' in Late Antiquity.
Edited by Mark J. Boda, Daniel K. Falk and Rodney A. Werline
Paperback edition available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org).
Mayer I. Gruber
Analyzing the results of several sociological surveys in post-communist Hungary, this book offers insight into the nature and social background of one of the most disturbing phenomena in a newly established European democracy: antisemitism.
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