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  1. The Stories They Tell

    The Stories They Tell: Halakhic Anecdotes in the Babylonian Talmud [Hardback]

    Judith Hauptman (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781463244569
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Judaism in Context
    Volume: 32
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    In this engaging book of commentary on the Talmud, the author upends the long-held theory of the immutability of halakhah, Jewish law. In her detailed analysis of over 80 short halakhic anecdotes in the Babylonian Talmud, the author shows that the... .... Learn More
  2. Studies in the Evolution and Formation of the Passover Haggadah

    Studies in the Evolution and Formation of the Passover Haggadah [Hardback]

    Jay Rovner (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463243760
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Judaism in Context
    Volume: 27
    The Passover Haggadah, the quintessential Jewish book, began taking shape in the period of the Mishnah and the Talmud (ca. 100-600 CE). Even by 600, it did not look like it does today. Major portions were wanting, e.g., the story of eminent sages ... .... Learn More
  3. The Juridical Communities of Apulia

    The Juridical Communities of Apulia: Municipal Belonging and Communal Identity in Southern Italy (1442-1541) [Hardback]

    Vincenzo Selleri (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463243890
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Judaism in Context
    Volume: 29
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  4. Maimonides

    Maimonides: A Radical Religious Philosopher [Hardback]

    Shalom Sadik (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463243913
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Judaism in Context
    Volume: 30
    Shalom Sadik interrogates the nature of Maimonides’ religious philosophy through examination of secrets in the philosopher’s Guide for the Perplexed, the role of dialectic in his philosophy, the relationship between natural law and God’s commandme... .... Learn More
  5. The Scholastic Culture of the Babylonian Talmud

    The Scholastic Culture of the Babylonian Talmud [Hardback]

    Noah Bickart (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463206574
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Judaism in Context
    Volume: 31
    The Scholastic Culture of the Babylonian Talmud studies how and in what cultural context the Talmud began to take shape in the scholastic centers of rabbinic Babylonia. Bickart tracks the use of the term tistayem ("let it be promulgated") and its ... .... Learn More
  6. Cultic Spiritualization. Religious Sacrifice in the Dead Sea Scrolls

    Cultic Spiritualization. Religious Sacrifice in the Dead Sea Scrolls [Hardback]

    Jamal-Dominique Hopkins (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463242411
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Perspectives on Hebrew Scriptures and its Contexts
    Volume: 33
    Throughout the history of research on the Dead Sea Scrolls, the investigation of religious sacrifice has often been neglected. This book examines the views of sacrifice in the non-biblical sectarian Dead Sea Scrolls, through exploration of the his... .... Learn More
  7. From Jerusalem to Delhi, through Persia

    From Jerusalem to Delhi, through Persia [Paperback]

    Susan Adelman (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781463244064
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Why are Jews so attracted to India, to Hinduism, and to Buddhism in the United States as well as Israel? They travel there by the thousands, attracted by the exoticism of course, but, Adelman believes, also drawn by an atavistic connection, dating... .... Learn More
  8. Emerging Horizons. 21st Century Approaches to the Study of Midrash

    Emerging Horizons. 21st Century Approaches to the Study of Midrash: Proceedings of the Midrash Section, Society of Biblical Literature, volume 9 [Hardback]

    W. David Nelson (Editor); Rivka Ulmer (Editor)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463243654
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Judaism in Context
    Volume: 26
    The chapters in Emerging Horizons: 21st Century Approaches to the Study of Midrash pertain to an intriguing midrash that appears in a Masoretic context, the Qur’anic narrative of the red cow, midrashic narratives that rabbinise enemies of... .... Learn More
  9. The Lord God of Gods

    The Lord God of Gods: Divinity and Deification in Early Judaism [Hardback]

    Silviu Bunta (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463243333
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Perspectives on Hebrew Scriptures and its Contexts
    Volume: 35
    The investigation of this book into early Jewish experiences of God begins with calls to discard any categorical and definitional approaches to the literature of early Judaism, and several enduring preconceptions about its mysticism and theology (... .... Learn More
  10. Through the Prism of Wisdom

    Through the Prism of Wisdom: Elijah the Prophet as a Bearer of Wisdom in Rabbinic Literature [Hardback]

    Hilla N. Alouf-Aboody (Author)

    £147.00

    ISBN: 9781463207427
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Judaism in Context
    Volume: 23
    This monograph explores the nature of the Elijah traditions in rabbinic literature and their connection to the wisdom tradition. By examining the diverse Elijah traditions in connection to the wisdom and apocalyptic traditions, Alouf-Aboody sheds ... .... Learn More

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