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J.T.A.G.M. van Ruiten
This publication offers a complete and close comparison of Genesis 1-11 and Jubilees 2-10. It discusses the differences between both writings in relation to the exegetical strategies of the author of Jubilees and to other biblical and non-biblical sources.
Dealing with some of the main aspects of general history among the Jews of nineteenth-century Iran, this book provides the reader with over 40 selected archival and published sources. Analyzed and annotated in detail, the sources shed light on the general history, community, culture, and ...
Examining a variety of medieval Jewish and Christian sources, this book offers a new interpretation of Yehudah Abravanel’s Dialogues of Love, based on the medieval exegetical tradition on the Song of Songs and the pseudo-Solomonic narrative.
edited by Debra Reed Blank
This edited collection honors Menahem Schmelzer's influence upon the field of Jewish liturgy. Three generations of scholars apply different analytical methods to varying texts and ritual occasions, providing an up-to-date picture of the field and its implications for related areas.
Edited by Resianne Fontaine, Ruth Glasner, Reimund Leicht, and Giuseppe Veltri
An hommage to Gad Freudenthal, this volume offers studies on the history of science and on the role of science in medieval and early-modern Jewish cultures, investigating various aspects of processes of knowledge transfer and scientific cross-cultural contacts,
Hillel Newman, edited by Ruth Ludlam
This book presents a fascinating new historical description of Jewish sectarian groups in the ancient period, from the viewpoint of their proximity to power. Lifestyle, values and code of law are examined in the light of political involvement, establishing new perceptions in the dynamics of ...
Erik H. Cohen
Based on a national, empirical survey, this book presents a rich portrait of the Jews of France today. An expanded translation of a French edition, the book explores the demographics, identity, communal participation, social issues and values of this community.
Eliezer Schweid. Translated by Leonard Levin.
A comprehensive, interdisciplinary account of the major thinkers and movements in modern Jewish thought, in the context of general philosophy and Jewish social-political historical developments. Volume 1 (of 5) covers the period from Spinoza through the Enlightenment.
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