By Mireille Hadas-Lebel
By Mireille Hadas-Lebel
By Jill Hammer PhD
This remarkable anthology of 24 tales concerning the ladies within the Bible is now on hand in paperback. Drawing from the traditional culture of midrash, the writer brings to existence the internal global and the reviews of those ladies, weaving rabbinic legends and her personal mind's eye into the biblical texts.
Readers will notice Lilith -- no longer because the evening demon alluded to in Isaiah, yet as one other point of Eve herself. Sarah is a moon priestess and as nice a prophet as Abraham. Miriam isn't only a determine of music and dance, but in addition one in every of revelation, a resource of Torah.
These new tales have been written to provide biblical girls the respect they deserve due them as prophets, rulers, and lecturers. The advent to Sisters at Sinai bargains the reason and the necessity for midrash the writing within the margins expressing the way it will be releasing in addition to deeply comforting. excellent for womens reports classes, grownup learn teams, affirmation sessions and ebook groups.
By Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman,Rakefet Zalashik
By Robert Graves
Venerable classicist and historian Robert Graves recounts the traditional Hebrew tales, either imprecise and wide-spread, with a wealthy feel of storytelling, tradition, and spirituality. This ebook is certain to be riveting to scholars of Jewish or Judeo-Christian historical past, tradition, and religion.
Robert Graves (1895–1985) used to be an English novelist, poet, and translator of Classical Greek and Roman literature, and probably the most well-liked English writers of the twentieth century. He was once an incredibly prolific author, who released greater than one hundred forty novels and collections of poetry. as well as novels and poetry, he released groundbreaking research of Greek mythology, in addition to a memoir of his time in strive against in the course of global warfare I, the place he used to be gravely wounded on the conflict of the Somme. Graves is healthier recognized for his ancient novels, which come with I, Claudius, Claudius the God, The Golden Fleece, King Jesus, and Count Belisarius. In 1934, Robert Graves used to be offered the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for his ancient novels facing the Roman Emperor Claudius.
Raphael Patai (1910–1996) was once a Hungarian-Jewish ethnographer, historian, Orientalist and anthropologist. whereas Patai’s paintings was once frequent, starting from the advance of old Israelite tradition to trendy Arab experiences, his basic concentration and primary ardour used to be Jewish folklore. between his different books are Myth and Legend of historic Israel, The Hebrew Goddess, and The fantasy of the Jewish Race. He was once a professor on the Hebrew collage in Jerusalem and based the Palestine Institute of Folklore and Ethnology, the place he served because the examine director for 4 years. After he turned a U.S. citizen he held traveling professorships at many esteemed universities, together with Princeton, Columbia, big apple college, and the collage of Pennsylvania. In 1936, Raphael used to be granted the Bialik Prize for Jewish inspiration together with Moshe Zvi Segal.
By David Hartman
The highbrow legacy of 1 of the 20th century’s maximum non secular thinkers—explained by way of a number one theologian of our day.
“It is barely via experiencing the contradictions in human lifestyles, via being beaten by way of the divine presence, throughout the finite man or woman feeling terror-stricken through the limitless majesty of God that you will boost an actual spiritual personality.”
—David Hartman (From bankruptcy 6)
Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik (1903–1993) profoundly motivated smooth Orthodox Judaism within the United States—and Judaism as a whole—by establishing up a discourse among the culture of Torah examine and Western philosophical proposal. the way forward for either spiritual Zionism in Israel and of Orthodoxy in the US hangs to a good quantity on how we interpret his highbrow legacy. Dr. David Hartman’s penetrating research of Rabbi Soloveitchik’s paintings finds a Judaism dedicated to highbrow braveness, integrity, and openness.
A popular theologian and thinker, Hartman meticulously explores the subtlety and complexity of Rabbi Soloveitchik’s theological inspiration, exposing a brilliant intersection of halakhic culture and smooth Western theology—a war of words that deepens and expands our religious realizing. Hartman’s provocative interpretation bears witness to the legitimacy of closing dependable to the Judaic culture with out sacrificing one’s highbrow freedom and honesty.
By David wexelman
By Edward Alexander
By Heinrich W. Guggenheimer
By Melila Hellner-Eshed,Nathan Wolski
Hellner-Eshed's ebook investigates the movement of this river on the planet of the Zoharic heroes, Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai and his disciples, as they embark upon their wondrous non secular adventures. via targeting the Zohar's language of mystical adventure and its certain positive aspects, the writer is ready to supply notable scholarly perception into the magical dimensions of the Zohar, specifically the human quest for an stronger adventure of the residing presence of the divine and the Zohar's nice name to rouse human consciousness.
By Eli Lederhendler,Uzi Rebhun