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Agnon and GermanyAdd to Cart
Agnon and Germany
The Presence of the German World in the Writings of S. Y. Agnon
Edited By Hans Juergen Becker Hillel Weiss
May 2010   Danacode 110-20155   In Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

The book includes studies and research on Agnon`s work in Germany between the years 1913 to1924, during which time his art earned its classic status. The studies deal also with the influence of the German world and its culture on his entire b...

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Scripturally EnslavedAdd to Cart
Scripturally Enslaved
Bible Politics, Slavery, and the American Renaissance
By Shaindy Rudoff
November 2009   Danacode 110-20144   In Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

investigates the ways in which the literature of the American Renaissance negotiates the ethical, theological, political, and aesthetic implications of the Bibles entanglement in the mid-nineteenth-century debates over slavery. By examining th...

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Literature

The Jewish Life Cycle: Custom, Lore and IconographySubmit a Rare Title Request
The Jewish Life Cycle: Custom, Lore and Iconography
Jewish Customs from the Cradle to the Grave
By Daniel Sperber
May 2008   Hardcover   Danacode 110-20117   Out of Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

This book traces the sources, history and development of a broad variety of customs associated with the Jewish life cycle, from birth to death. It draws upon a vast repertoire of sources, both literary and pictorial, Jewish and non-Jewish, and p...

Price: $74.00 Internet Price: $63.00

Talmud and Rabbinic Literature

Bar-Ilan Studies in History V:  Leadership in Times of CrisisAdd to Cart
Bar-Ilan Studies in History V: Leadership in Times of Crisis
Edited By Moshe Orfali
October 2007   Hardcover   Danacode 110-20108   In Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

Times of crisis are the making or unmaking of a leadership. The present volume examines this theme in great depth and variety, encompassing a time span from classical Athens to the second half of the 20th century, and moving through Europe, Asia...

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History

Jewish Society and CultureAdd to Cart
Jewish Society and Culture
An Economic Perspective
Edited By Nava Kahana Tikva Lecker-Darvish Carmel Chiswick
August 2007   Danacode 110-20105   In Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

The papers in this collection are divided into three groups according to the ways in which economic methods are applied. Part I uses the analytical tools of economics to enrich our understanding ofJewish approaches to various activities and to...

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Economics

Philosophic MysticismAdd to Cart
Philosophic Mysticism
Studies in Rational Religion
By David Blumenthal
November 2006   Hardcover   Danacode 110-20099   In Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

This book compiles over thirty years of study, during which the author has articulated and developed the concept of ``philosophic mysticism``, that is, the type of mysticism that grows out of rigorous philosophical reflection but clearly alludes...

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Jewish Thought

Conversion - Halakhah and PracticeAdd to Cart
Conversion - Halakhah and Practice
By Menachem Finkelstein
January 2006   Hardcover   Danacode 110-20098   In Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

Conversion (giyyur), the way in which a gentile converts to the Jewish faith, has profound legal significance. This book is a comprehensive halakhic and legal research of conversion in Jewish law, and aims to reach a full understanding of its es...

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Talmud and Rabbinic Literature

The Historical Prologue of the Hittite Vassal-TreatiesAdd to Cart
The Historical Prologue of the Hittite Vassal-Treaties
An Inquiry into the Concepts of Hittite Interstate Law
By Amnon Altman
January 2004   Hardcover   Danacode 110-10524   In Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

The ``Historical Prologue``, an important, integral part of subordination treaties of the Ancient Near East in the 2nd millennium B.C.E., has been known until now mainly from Hittite treaties. Its function in these treaties was to display the ju...

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Linguistics

Love Songs in Sumerian LiteratureAdd to Cart
Love Songs in Sumerian Literature
Critical Edition of the Dumuzi-Inanna Songs
By Yitzhak Sefati
January 1998   Hardcover   Danacode 110-10437   In Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

A critical edition of a large group of cultic love poems concerned with the love and sacred marriage of the divine couple, the gods of love and fertility, Dumuzi (Tammuz) and Inanna (Ishtar), together with introduction, English translation, phil...

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Magic and Folklore in Rabbinic LiteratureSubmit a Rare Title Request
Magic and Folklore in Rabbinic Literature
By Daniel Sperber
January 1994   Hardcover   Danacode 110-10374   Out of Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

Points of contact between rabbinic Judaism and Hellenistic Roman culture are examined. Greco-Roman Hellenistic motifs are discovered in rabbinic sources while authentically Hebrew-rabbinic magical formulae are shown to be present in Greek papyro...

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Talmud and Rabbinic Literature

The Old Babylonian Loan ContractAdd to Cart
The Old Babylonian Loan Contract
Its History and Geography
By Aaron Skaist
January 1994   Hardcover   Danacode 110-10377   In Stock View (free) or purchase as electronic book

A study of the geo-historical distribution of all the loan types as well as of the individual clauses used in the Old Babylonian loan con-tract (c. 1900-1600 B.C.E). It is shown that loan types as well as individual formulas have a limited geogr...

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