“And They Shall Be One Flesh”: On The Language of Mystical Union in Judaism

Adam Afterman, Tel-Aviv University

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€121,00
$145.00
ISBN13: 
9789004328723
E-ISBN: 
9789004328730
Publication Date: 
August 2016
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Hardback
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x, 279 pp.
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1873-9008
Volume: 
26

Edited by Klaas A.D. Smelik, Ghent University / EHOC Middelburg, Meins G.S. Coetsier, Fulda Faculty of Theology / EHOC Middelburg and Jurjen Wiersma, Protestant Theological Faculty Brussels

The Ethics and Religious Philosophy of Etty Hillesum offers a comprehensive account of international scholarship on the life, works and vision of the Dutch Jewish writer Etty Hillesum (1914-1943), and her struggle to come to terms with her personal life in the context of the Holocaust.
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Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004341333
E-ISBN: 
9789004341340
Publication date: 
February 2017
€132,00
$152.00

Brian Ogren, Rice University

In The Beginning of the World in Renaissance Jewish Thought, Brian Ogren deeply analyzes late fifteenth century Italian Jewish thought concerning the creation of the world and the beginning of time. Ogren examines uses of philosophy and Kabbalah in the thought of four important fifteenth century...
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Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004330627
E-ISBN: 
9789004330634
Publication date: 
September 2016
€114,00
$137.00

Edited by Michael Zank, Boston University and Ingrid Anderson, Boston University

The Value of the Particular assembles original essays by senior and junior scholars in comparative religion, philosophy of religion, modern Judaism, and post-Holocaust studies, fields of inquiry where Steven T. Katz made major contributions.
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Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292680
E-ISBN: 
9789004292697
Publication date: 
May 2015
€146,00
$185.00

Eliezer Schweid, Hebrew University. Translated and Annotated by Leonard Levin, Academy for Jewish Religion.

A comprehensive, interdisciplinary account of modern Jewish thought, Volume 2 (of 5) covers the major thinkers of the nineteenth-century German-Jewish religious movements and the east-European Haskalah, with extensive primary source excerpts.
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Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004290907
E-ISBN: 
9789004290372
Publication date: 
February 2015
€131,00
$166.00

Edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Arizona State University and Aaron W. Hughes, University of Rochester

Jewish Philosophy for the Twenty-First Century showcases living Jewish thinkers who produce innovative ideas taking into consideration theology, hermeneutics, politics, ethics, science and technology, law, gender, and ecology.
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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004279612
E-ISBN: 
9789004279629
Publication date: 
August 2014
€200,00
$239.00

Meins G.S. Coetsier, Etty Hillesum Research Centre

In The Existential Philosophy of Etty Hillesum Meins G.S. Coetsier offers an account of Etty Hillesum's spiritual and cultural life in light of the writings of Martin Buber, Emmanuel Levinas and Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
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Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264908
E-ISBN: 
9789004266100
Publication date: 
January 2014
€237,00
$285.00

Robert M. Seltzer, Hunter College of the City University of New York

In Simon Dubnow’s ‘New Judaism’, Seltzer traces a shtetl youth’s rejection of traditional Judaism and the impact of European intellectual currents on the most eminent East European Jewish historian of his time (1860-1941) and exponent of Jewish cultural nationalism.
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260528
E-ISBN: 
9789004260672
Publication date: 
December 2013
€113,00
$136.00

James Davila, University of St Andrews

The Hekhalot literature is a motley collection of Hebrew and Aramaic documents dealing with mystical themes pertaining especially to God's throne-chariot. This volume presents English translations of an eclectic text with critical apparatus of most of the major Hekhalot texts.
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252158
E-ISBN: 
9789004252165
Publication date: 
June 2013
€167,00
$197.00

Dov Schwartz, Bar Ilan University. Translated by Batya Stein.

This book focuses on the first and second stages of Soloveitchik’s philosophy, through a systematic and detailed discussion of some of his essays. Schwartz exposes the philosophical methodology of Soloveitchik's religious thought (1945-1965).
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243330
E-ISBN: 
9789004243347
Publication date: 
December 2012
€153,00
$193.00

Jonathan Dauber, Yeshiva University

In Knowledge of God and the Development of Early Kabbalah, Jonathan Dauber offers a fresh consideration of the emergence of Kabbalah against the backdrop of a re-evaluation of the relationship between Kabbalistic and philosophic discourse.
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234260
E-ISBN: 
9789004234277
Publication date: 
August 2012
€129,00
$156.00

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