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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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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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Amos A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300178784, Yale University Press, February 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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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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£16,00
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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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Friendship in the Hebrew Bible
ISBN: HB: 9780300182682, Yale University Press, March 2017
208 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
The first comprehensive study of friendship in the Hebrew Bible Friendship, though a topic of considerable humanistic and cross disciplinary interest in contemporary scholarship, has been largely ignored by scholars of the Hebrew Bible, possibly beca...
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House of the Mother The Social Roles of Maternal Kin in Biblical Hebrew Narrative and Poetry
ISBN: HB: 9780300197945, Yale University Press, January 2017
360 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
A novel approach to Israelite kinship, arguing that maternal kinship bonds played key social, economic, and political roles for a son who aspired to inherit his father's household Upending traditional scholarship on patrilineal genealogy, Cynthia Cha...
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£70,00
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Kabbalah A Neurocognitive Approach to Mystical Experiences
ISBN: HB: 9780300152364, Yale University Press, August 2015
208 pp., 21x14 cm, 10 black&white illus.
In this original study, Moshe Idel, an eminent scholar of Jewish mysticism and thought, and the cognitive neuroscientist and neurologist Shahar Arzy combine their considerable expertise to explore the mysteries of the Kabbalah from an entirely new pe...
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