The Temple of Jerusalem: From Moses to the Messiah

In Honor of Professor Louis H. Feldman

Edited by Steven Fine

Status: 
€148,00
$197.00
ISBN13: 
9789004192539
E-ISBN: 
9789004214712
Publication Date: 
January 2011
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 410 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
1571-5000
Volume: 
29

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004193819
Publication date: 
December 2010

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004179387
Publication date: 
November 2009

Simcha Fishbane

This study of early Rabbinic texts provides fresh and fascinating insights into the attitudes of the Rabbis towards “outsiders.”
Series: 
Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004158337
Publication date: 
May 2007

Dov Schwartz

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004148055
Publication date: 
December 2005

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004146990
Publication date: 
October 2006

Edited by Jacob Neusner, William Scott Green and Alan J. Avery-Peck

This book answers the following question for Judaism: among all the things that happened in antiquity, what are the events that, seen from the perspective of the world that would endure, turn out to shape the long future? How did axiological events identify the focal points of the unfolding...
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004145139
Publication date: 
October 2005

James F. Strange, Thomas R.W. Longstaff, and Dennis E. Groh

This volume concerns the excavations at ancient Sepphoris, Israel, from 1983 to 1987. It contains a detailed report on the history of the site, based on literary sources, excavations, and investigations.
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004126268
Publication date: 
November 2006

Arkady Kovelman

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004144026
Publication date: 
July 2005

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004142343
Publication date: 
November 2004

Abraham Gross

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...
Series: 
Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004138537
Publication date: 
June 2004

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