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518 pages ; 25 cm
  • ḥeleḳ 1. Zikhronot ḥayim
  • ḥeleḳ 2. Reshimot ḥayim.
  • חלק א. זכרונות חיים
  • חלק ב. רשימות חיים.
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xi, 341 pages ; 25 cm.
  • List of Abbreviations Introduction Part One The Hebrew Bible and Its Jewish Interpretive Presuppositions and Polemics 1. The Place of the Bible in Jewish Religion and Culture: Written and Oral Torah 2. Rabbinic Exegesis in Contradiction to the Simple Meaning of Biblical Texts 3. Theologies and Methodologies in Classical Jewish Interpretation: A Study of Midrash Psalms and Its View of God 4. Encounters and Polemics between Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Medieval Jewish Exegesis 5. A Bridge or a Barrier? Jews, Christians and the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament: The Roots of Jewish-Christian Controversy Part Two Interpretation, Sectarianism, and Disputes Case Studies from Late Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism 6. The Binding of Isaac: Biblical Narrative in Late Second Temple and Rabbinic Exegesis and Thought 7. The Day of Atonement in the Late Second Temple Period: Disputes between Sadducees, Pharisees, and Qumranites 8. The Hiding of the Temple Vessels in Jewish and Samaritan Literature 9. The Relations between Jews and Arabs-Syrians in Pre-Islamic Jewish Sources 10. Saadia Gaon and Abraham Ibn Ezra and Their Defense of the Written and Oral Torah Conclusion Bibliography Index of Sources.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004339101 20170515
Fighting over the Bible explores the bitter conflicts between main stream Jews and their internal and external opponents, especially between particular Jewish groups such as Pharisees, Sadducees, Qumranites, Samaritans, Rabbanites and Karaites, as well as with Christians and Muslims regarding their interpretations of Jewish Scripture. The Hebrew Bible/Old Testament is an important sacred text for all branches of the Abrahamic faiths, but it has more often divided than unified them. This volume explores and exemplifies the roots of these interpretive conflicts and controversies and traces the rich exegetical and theological approaches that grew out of them. Focusing on the Jewish sources from the late Second Temple period through the high Middle-Ages, it illustrates how the study of the Bible filled the vacuum left by the Temple's destruction, and became the foundation of Jewish life throughout its long conflicted history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004339101 20170515
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xiv, 308 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 23 cm
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498 pages ; 25 cm
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495 pages ; 25 cm
  • Nitsustse or --- Penine or
  • Meʼore or.
  • ניצוצח א ור --- פניני אור
  • מאורי אור.
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320 pages ; 24 cm
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502 pages ; 25 cm
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475 pages ; 25 cm
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10, 207 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, map ; 28 cm
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194 pages ; 24 cm
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262 pages ; 23 cm
A groundbreaking work, this book brings together philosophy of science and language, conceptual dynamics and the Babylonian Talmud. The work asks: what philosophy of natural language lies at the basis of the Halakhic dynamic in the Amoraic discourse of the Talmud? Calling upon two post-Wittgenstein philosophies, the book undertakes a search for a philosophical account of the discursive culture that appears in the Talmud. It unearths the normative infrastructure that lies at its core. Thus, this study articulates what can be termed the Talmudic philosophy of language. On the other hand, it reveals the limits and weaknesses of central philosophical frameworks in coping with a profound traditional discourse like the Talmud, in which the past has a deep and integral role in the present, while at the same time, the present has its own natural and creative dynamic.
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771 pages ; 23 cm
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xix, 756 pages ; 22 cm
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640 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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xxii, 411 pages : portrait ; 25 cm.
  • Alan F. Segal : A Life in Perspective / Kimberly B. Stratton
  • Introduction to the Volume / Andrea Lieber
  • Part 1. Two Powers in Heaven (Heavenly Ascent and Angelification) The Self-Glorification Hymn from Qumran / John J. Collins
  • Theosis through Works of the Law : Deification of the Earthly Righteous in Classical Rabbinic Thought / Jonah Chanan Steinberg
  • From the Covenant of the Rainbow to the Covenant at Sinai, from the Pilgrimage to the Temple to the Vision of the Chariot, from the Blessing of the First Fruits to the Priestly Blessing, and from the Tiqqun leil Shavuʻot to the Revelation of the Shekhinah / Rachel Elior
  • Part 2. Rebecca's Children (Jewish Christian Origins) Some Particulars about Universalism / Ellen Birnbaum
  • Imagining Jesus, with Food / Michel Desjardins
  • Antiquity's Children : History and Theology in Three Surveys / Tzvee Zahavy
  • Part 3. Paul the Convert (Conversion, Apostasy, Identity) Giving Up the Godfearers / Ross S. Kraemer
  • Marcion and Boundaries / Stephen G. Wilson
  • The Interpreter as Intertext: Origen's First Homily on the Canticle of Canticles / Celia Deutsch
  • Translation and Transformation : The Coptic Soundscapes of The Thunder : Perfect Mind / Jared C. Calaway
  • Part 4. Life after Death (Death and Treatment of the Dead) Maccabees, Martyrs, Murders, and Masada : Noble Deaths and Suicides in 1 and 2 Maccabees and Josephus / Jonathan Klawans
  • The Lament of the Martyrs and the Literature of Destruction (Rev 6:10) / William Morrow
  • A Rabbinic Translation of Relics / Jeffrey L. Rubenstein
  • Part 5. Sinning in the Hebrew Bible (Morality, Theodicy, Theology) The Golden Rule in Classical Judaism / Jacob Neusner
  • From Theodicy to Anti-theodicy : Midrashic Accusations of God's Disobedience to Biblical Law / Adam Gregerman
  • Appendix: Complete List of Publications.
This volume celebrates the scholarship of Alan Segal. During his prolific career, Alan published ground-breaking studies that shifted scholarly conversations about Christianity, rabbinic Judaism, Hellenism and Gnosticism. Like the subjects of his research, Alan crossed many boundaries. He understood that religions do not operate in academically defined silos, but in complex societies populated by complicated human beings. Alan's work engaged with a variety of social-scientific theories that illuminated ancient sources and enabled him to reveal new angles on familiar material. This interdisciplinary approach enabled Alan to propose often controversial theories about Jewish and Christian origins. A new generation of scholars has been nurtured on this approach and the fields of early Judaism and Christianity emerge radically redefined as a result.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004332300 20170206
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331 pages : portrait, map ; 24 cm
  • Ḥadirat ha-Ḳabalah le-Teman
  • Hitmodedut ḥakhme Teman ʻim ḥadirat ha-Ḳabalah
  • ha-Limud be-Sefer ha-Zohar
  • Ḳabalah ṿe-shirah be-Teman
  • Maḥloḳet ha-Ḳabalah be-Teman.
  • The introduction of the Kabbalah into Yemen
  • The reaction of Yemen's scholars
  • Studying the Zohar
  • Kabbalah and poetry in Yemen
  • The controversy surrounding the Kabbalh in Yemen.
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126 p. ; 21 cm.
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477 pages ; 25 cm
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545 pages ; 25 cm.
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508 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
  • List of Figures List of Tables Contributors Foreword Abbreviations and Sigla Part I: Overview 1. Acquisition and Ownership History: A Personal Reflection Martin Schoyen II. The Fate of Scrolls and Fragments: A Survey from 1946 to the Present Hanan Eschel III. Texts and Artefacts from the Judaean Desert in the Schoyen Collection: An Overview Torleif Elgvin IV: Material Analysis of the Fragments.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780567113009 20170130
This special edition large format LSTS volume presents, over half of them for the first time, ten biblical and five non-biblical fragments from the Judean Desert. The text features 42 photographs of the fragments. The publication of seven new fragments from the Judean Desert will supplement the Discoveries in the Judean Desert series and bring new material to scholars regarding the full textual situation. Two of the new biblical fragments suggest the preservation of substantial textual variants. The new Aramaic fragment reveals the use of interesting linguistic forms. The book includes a 10 page essay by Martin Schoyen about how he has tracked down and acquired Judean Desert fragments and artifacts since 1994. The collection of images, photographs of the fragments, and scholarly commentary from some of the leading experts in the field gives the reader a comprehensive picture of the artifacts from Qumran. The fragments included are: 4QLeviticusi, 4QSamueld, 4QDeuteronomy, and 4Q Twelve prophets; New (additional) fragments of 4QPsalmsq and 4QExodusc; improved version of XJudges frg 3, 4QJoshuac, 1QDanielb, and 4QJoshuac; Apochryphal fragments - 4QTobita and 1QapocrGenesis; and, Other fragments - 1QSb (Rule of Blessings, reedition), 11QTemplea, and 4QAramaic frg.
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