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Matthew within Sectarian Judaism
ISBN: HB: 9780300171563, Yale University Press, August 2019
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
What did it mean for members of a Jesus movement in the first century to promote their understanding of Jewish history and of the Jewish way of life? John Kampen explores the nature of sectarianism in Jewish society at the time of Matthew's compositi...
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£45,00
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American Judaism A History (Second Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300190397, Yale University Press, August 2019
552 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 41 black&white illus.
This magisterial work traces American Judaism from its origins in the colonial era through the present day, exploring how Judaism adapted, how American culture affected Jewish religion and culture, and how American Jews shaped their own communities a...
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£17,99
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Temple in Early Christianity Experiencing the Sacred
ISBN: HB: 9780300197884, Yale University Press, June 2019
496 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The first scholarly work to trace the Temple throughout the entire New Testament, this study examines Jewish and Christian attitudes toward the Temple in the first century and provides both Jews and Christians with a better understanding of their res...
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Bedouin Culture in the Bible
ISBN: HB: 9780300121827, Yale University Press, January 2019
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 black&white illus.
Written by one of the world's leading scholars of Bedouin culture, this groundbreaking book sheds new light on significant points of convergence between Bedouin and early Israelite cultures, as manifested in the Hebrew Bible. Bailey compares Bedouin...
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£40,00
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How Old Is the Hebrew Bible? A Linguistic, Textual, and Historical Study
ISBN: HB: 9780300234886, Yale University Press, January 2019
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus.
The age of the Hebrew Bible is a topic that has sparked controversy and debate in recent years. The scarcity of clear evidence allows for the possibility of many views, though these are often clouded by theological and political biases. This impressi...
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£30,00
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When Christians Were Jews The First Generation
ISBN: HB: 9780300190519, Yale University Press, October 2018
272 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 black&white illus.
How did a group of charismatic, apocalyptic Jewish missionaries, working to prepare their world for the impending realization of God's promises to Israel, end up inaugurating a movement that would grow into the gentile church? Committed to Jesus's pr...
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£20,00
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Amos A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300178784, Yale University Press, March 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 black&white illus.
As part of the Hebrew Bible, the Book of Amos has been studied for more than two thousand years. This much-needed new edition includes an updated English translation of the Hebrew text and an insightful commentary. While previous scholarship speculat...
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£80,00
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David The Divided Heart
ISBN: PB: 9780300230741, ISBN: HB: 9780300188783, Yale University Press, November 2017
184 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Of all the figures in the Bible, David arguably stands out as the most perplexing and enigmatic. He was many things: a warrior who subdued Goliath and the Philistines; a king who united a nation; a poet who created beautiful, sensitive verse; a loyal...
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£18,99
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Rabbi Akiva Sage of the Talmud
ISBN: HB: 9780300204872, Yale University Press, April 2017
248 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 2 black&white illus.
A compelling and lucid account of the life and teachings of a founder of rabbinic Judaism and one of the most beloved heroes of Jewish history. Born in the Land of Israel around the year 50 C.E., Rabbi Akiva was the greatest rabbi of his time and on...
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£16,99
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Moses A Human Life
ISBN: HB: 9780300209624, Yale University Press, March 2017
240 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, by a distinguished biblical scholar. No figure looms larger in Jewish culture than Moses, and few have stories more enigmatic. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, acclaimed for her many...
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