Origins of Judaism An Archaeological-Historical Reappraisal
ISBN: HB: 9780300254907, Yale University Press, January 2023
384 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 18 black&white illus.
A groundbreaking new study 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 t...
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Object of Jewish Literature A Material History
ISBN: HB: 9780300234114, Yale University Press, September 2022
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 76 black&white illus.
A history of modern Jewish literature that explores our enduring attachment to the book as an object. With the rise of digital media, the "death of the book" has been widely discussed. But the physical object of the book persists. Here, through the...
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1 Maccabees A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300159936, Yale University Press, June 2022
504 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 black&white illus.
A new translation and commentary on I Maccabees that offers a fresh interpretation of the author's values and purpose. First Maccabees, composed in the second century BCE, chronicles four decades of clashes between Hellenistic Syria and Judea, from...
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Deuteronomy and the Pentateuch
ISBN: HB: 9780300167511, Yale University Press, June 2022
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This indispensable monograph synthesizes current debates and offers a new historical and literary analysis of the book of Deuteronomy. The book of Deuteronomy introduces and develops many of the essential ideas, events, and texts of both Judaism an...
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Founding God's Nation Reading Exodus
ISBN: PB: 9780300264647, Yale University Press, April 2022
752 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
In this long-awaited follow-up to his 2003 book on Genesis, humanist scholar Leon Kass explores how Exodus raises and then answers the central political questions of what defines a nation and how a nation should govern itself. Considered by some the...
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Gospel of Judas A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary
ISBN: HB: 9780300173260, Yale University Press, April 2022
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
A new translation and commentary on the extracanonical Coptic text that describes Judas' special status among Jesus' disciples. Since its publication in 2006, "The Gospel of Judas" has generated remarkable interest and debate among scholars and gene...
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Women and the Religion of Ancient Israel
ISBN: HB: 9780300141788, Yale University Press, April 2022
576 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
A synthetic reconstruction of women's religious engagement and experiences in preexilic Israel. Throughout the biblical narrative, ancient Israelite religious life is dominated by male actors. When women appear, they are often seen only on the peri...
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Spirit within Me Self and Agency in Ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism
ISBN: HB: 9780300208689, Yale University Press, January 2022
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Conceptions of "the self" have received significant recent attention in philosophy, anthropology, and cultural history. Scholars argue that the introspective self of the modern West is a distinctive phenomenon that cannot be projected back onto the c...
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Introduction to the Apocrypha Jewish Books in Christian Bibles
ISBN: PB: 9780300248791, Yale University Press, July 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 black&white illus.
Challenging the way Christian and non-Christian readers think about the Apocrypha, this is an ambitious introduction to the deuterocanonical texts of the Christian Old Testaments. Lawrence Wills introduces these texts in their original Jewish environ...
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Nahmanides Law and Mysticism
ISBN: HB: 9780300140910, Yale University Press, October 2020
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Rabbi Moses b. Nahman (1194-1270), known in English as Nahmanides, was the greatest Talmudic scholar of the thirteenth century and one of the deepest and most original biblical interpreters. Beyond his monumental scholastic achievements, Nahmanides w...
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