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  1. The Rebellion of Absalom

    By Keith Bodner

    With extraordinary range and literary energy, the story of Absalom’s rebellion in 2 Samuel ranks as the most elaborate and extensively narrated internal political event in the Hebrew Bible, complete with a host of scandalous and sordid events: illicit sex, murder, cover-up, petty crime, to name a...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Jewish Women's Torah Study

    Orthodox Religious Education and Modernity

    By Ilan Fuchs

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    One of the cornerstones of the religious Jewish experience in all its variations is Torah study, and this learning is considered a central criterion for leadership. Jewish Women’s Torah Study addresses the question of women's integration in the halachic-religious system at this pivotal intersection...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Origin of Heresy

    A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity

    By Robert M. Royalty

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Heresy is a central concept in the formation of Orthodox Christianity. Where does this notion come from? This book traces the construction of the idea of ‘heresy’ in the rhetoric of ideological disagreements in Second Temple Jewish and early Christian texts and in the development of the polemical...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Reading Jewish Religious Texts

    By Eliezer Segal

    Series: Reading Religious Texts

    Reading Jewish Religious Texts introduces students to a range of significant post-biblical Jewish writing. It covers diverse genres such as prayer and liturgical poetry, biblical interpretation, religious law, philosophy, mysticism and works of ethical instruction. Each text is newly translated...

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Introducing Judaism

    By Eliezer Segal

    Series: World Religions

    Introducing Judaism is the ideal starting point for students beginning their studies of this fascinating religion. Eliezer Segal takes a historical approach, focusing on religious aspects of Judaism, and introducing themes as they emerge from authentic Jewish documents. Students will gain an...

    Published August 7th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Jewish Thought

    An Introduction

    By Oliver Leaman

    This fresh and contemporary introduction to the Jewish faith, its philosophies and worldviews, explores debates which have preoccupied Jewish thinkers over the centuries and examines their continuing influence in contemporary Judaism. Written by Oliver Leaman, a leading figure in the...

    Published June 25th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Controversy and Dialogue in the Jewish Tradition

    A Reader

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Neil Hecht, Shai Wosner

    Controversy is the main instrument by which Judaism develops and shapes its philosophy, theology and law. The rabbinical literature speaks with many voices, debating virtually every subject, and failing to reach a consensus on many. However, this willingness to condone controversy is accompanied by...

    Published August 31st 2005 by Routledge

  8. Ten Rungs

    Collected Hasidic Sayings, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Buber

    The sacred tales and aphorisms collected here by Martin Buber have their origins in the traditional Hasidic metaphor of life as a ladder, reaching towards the divine by ascending rungs of perfection. Through Biblical riddles and interpretations, Jewish proverbs and spiritual meditations, they seek...

    Published September 25th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Disability in Jewish Law

    By Tzvi C. Marx

    Series: Jewish Law in Context

    In recent decades, record numbers of Jews are taking a newfound interest in their legal heritage - the Bible and the Talmud, the law codes and the rabbinical responsa literature. In the course of this encounter, they may be interested in how these sources relate to the issue of disability, and the...

    Published January 23rd 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Meanings of Death in Rabbinic Judaism

    By David Kraemer

    There are many books devoted to explicating Jewish laws and customs relating to death and mourning and a wealth of studies addressing the significance of death practices around the world. However, never before has there been a study of the death and mourning practices of the founders of Judaism -...

    Published September 22nd 1999 by Routledge