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This publication outlines the material preserved in the ancient Jewish cemeteries in the Land of Israel and provides a comprehensive and instructive study of Jewish funerary customs, practices, and rituals relating to death, burial and mourning, as well as addressing the meaning of Jewish ...
This study of divinely-sent dreams in Hellenistic Judaism, set in the context of antecedent and contemporary dream traditions, explores several unique developments in Jewish dreams, with implications for the rise of apocalypticism, mysticism and the social history of early Judaism.
Dov Schwartz.Translated by David Louvish and Batya Stein
Astral magic is shown to be a major influence in Jewish medieval thought. The book traces its winding course in the work of such figures as Judah Halevi, Nahmanides and others, and provides a new perspective on medieval Jewish rationalism.
The phenomenon of active martyrdom, including the slaughter of children and suicide, was practiced, admired and hailed since the persecutions of the First Crusade and mainly in the Ashkenazic cultural sphere. We find it also in Iberia during the 14th-15th centuries. This monograph highlights the ...
Edited by Judith Frishman, Willemien Otten and Gerard Rouwhorst
The book deals with different sorts of authoritative sources, predominantly but not exclusively written ones, on which Christian communities have based their identity from the period of early Christianity to the twentieth century. Issues addressed are the processes leading to the development of ...
Edited by Alan J. Avery-Peck
Edited by Jacob Neusner and Alan J. Avery Peck
The Encyclopedia of Midrash provides a systematic account of biblical interpretation in Judaism. While emphasizing the Rabbinic literature, it also covers interpretation of Scripture in a number of distinct canons, ranging from the Targumic literature and Dead Sea Scrolls to the New Testament ...
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The world’s foremost private collection of early and rare Hebraica housed in the Valmadonna Trust Library serves as the basis for this Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic books from Baghdad collection. It comprises an unparalleled resource for the study of oriental printing, Hebrew liturgical history, ...
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