Sovereignty and Religious Freedom A Jewish History
ISBN: HB: 9780300246834, Yale University Press, February 2025
312 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
A comparative legal history of Jewish sovereignty and religious freedom, illuminating the surprising ways that collective and individual rights have evolved over the past two centuries. It is a common assumption that in Israel, Jews have sovereignt...
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30.00 GBP
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Genesis 1-11 A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300149739, Yale University Press, November 2024
488 pp., 23,4x15,5 cm, 13 black&white illus.
The first volume of a groundbreaking two-part commentary on the book of Genesis by leading biblical scholar Ronald Hendel. The first eleven chapters of Genesis narrate the origin of the universe; the creation of the first human beings; the beginnin...
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70.00 GBP
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Jewish Languages and Book Culture
ISBN: HB: 9781851246328, Bodleian Library Publishing, July 2024
256 pp., 25,9x23,7 cm, 86 colour illus.
From Cairo Genizah to Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, the spread of books in Jewish vernacular languages and Hebrew characters offers us an extraordinary insight into the linguistic richness of Jewish life. For over two millennia, Jewish co...
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Origins of Judaism An Archaeological-Historical Reappraisal
ISBN: PB: 9780300276657, Yale University Press, April 2024
384 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm, 18 black&white illus.
Groundbreaking research that utilizes archaeological discoveries and ancient texts to revolutionize our understanding of the beginnings of Judaism. Throughout much of history, the Jewish way of life has been characterized by strict adherence to the...
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Spinoza Freedom's Messiah
ISBN: HB: 9780300248920, Yale University Press, March 2024
216 pp., 21,0x14,6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Ian Buruma explores the life and death of Baruch Spinoza, the Enlightenment thinker whose belief in freedom of thought and speech resonates in our own time. Baruch (Benedictus) Spinoza (1632-1677) was a radical free thinker who led a life guided by...
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16.99 GBP
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Joshua 13-24 A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300265408, Yale University Press, January 2024
440 pp., 23,4x15,5 cm, 3 black&white illus.
The second installment of Thomas B. Dozeman's authoritative commentary on the book of Joshua. Following the Pentateuch in the traditional canon, the book of Joshua chronicles the conquest of the Canaanite nations, the distribution of the newly acqu...
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Kennicott Bible A Masterpiece of Jewish Book Art
ISBN: HB: 9781851246007, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2023
272 pp., 25,9x23,7 cm, 190 colour illus.
The Kennicott Bible is among the most celebrated Hebrew Bibles that survive from the Middle Ages. Originating from La Coruna in northern Spain, it features lavish carpet pages, gold leaf silhouettes and abundant marginal decorations. This extraordina...
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Ezra A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300149692, Yale University Press, September 2023
504 pp., 23,4x15,5 cm, 2 black&white illus.
A new translation and commentary on the biblical book of Ezra by the renowned author of two award-winning biblical commentaries. The book of Ezra is a remarkable testament to a nation's ability to survive and develop a distinctive identity under im...
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Three Powers in Heaven The Emergence of Theology and the Parting of the Ways
ISBN: HB: 9780300263329, Yale University Press, September 2023
416 pp., 23,4x15,6 cm
A fresh look at how Christianity and Judaism became two distinct religions through the parting of their intellectual traditions. How, when, and why did Christianity and Judaism become separate religions? This book reinterprets the parting of the wa...
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Micah A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300159950, Yale University Press, July 2023
304 pp., 23,4x15,5 cm
A new translation and commentary on the biblical book of Micah that proposes a convincing new theory of its composition history. While the biblical book of Micah is most famous for its images of peace – swords forged into to plowshares, spears turn...
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