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written by Jeffrey A. Summit, fl. 1990; edited by Mark Slobin, 1943-; in The Lord's Song In A Strange Land: Music And Identity In Contemporary Jewish Worship, American Musicspheres (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2003, originally published 2000), 1-13
Across the United States, Jews come together every week to sing and pray in a wide variety of worship communities. Through this music, made by and for ordinary folk, these worshippers define and re-define their relationship to the continuity of Jewish tradition and the realities of American life. Combining oral hi...
written by Jeffrey A. Summit, fl. 1990; edited by Mark Slobin, 1943-; in The Lord's Song In A Strange Land: Music And Identity In Contemporary Jewish Worship, American Musicspheres (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2003, originally published 2000), 1-13
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The Book of Tobit
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written by Adolf Neubauer, 1831-1907; in The Book of Tobit, Ancient Texts and Translations (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2005, originally published 1878), 1-7
written by Adolf Neubauer, 1831-1907; in The Book of Tobit, Ancient Texts and Translations (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2005, originally published 1878), 1-7
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written by Jean Améry, 1912-1978; in At the Mind’s Limits: Contemplations by a Survivor on Auschwitz and Its Realities (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1980, originally published 1966), 1-17
At the Mind’s Limits is the story of one man’s incredible struggle to understand the reality of horror. In five autobiographical essays, Amery describes his survival—mental, moral, and physical—through the enormity of the Holocaust. Above all, this masterful record of introspection tells of a young Viennes...
written by Jean Améry, 1912-1978; in At the Mind’s Limits: Contemplations by a Survivor on Auschwitz and Its Realities (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1980, originally published 1966), 1-17
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written by René Girard, 1923-2015 and James G. Williams, fl. 2007; in The Bible, Violence, and the Sacred, Liberation from the Myth of Sanctioned Violence (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2007, originally published 1991), 1-23
written by René Girard, 1923-2015 and James G. Williams, fl. 2007; in The Bible, Violence, and the Sacred, Liberation from the Myth of Sanctioned Violence (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2007, originally published 1991), 1-23
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Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 2, Did God Have a Wife?
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directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou asks whether the ancient Israelites believed in one God as the Bible claims. She puts the Bible text under the microscope, examining what the original Hebrew said, and explores archaeological sites in Syria and the Sinai which are shedding new light on the beliefs of the people of the B...
directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 3, The Real Garden of Eden
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directed by Rob Cowling, fl. 2009-2013; produced by Rob Cowling, fl. 2009-2013, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Can we find the Garden of Eden? Bible scholar Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou thinks so. In the final episode of her series re-examining conventional readings of the Bible, she argues that the Garden of Eden has nothing to do with the origins of humanity, but is rather a story concealing dramatic events about a partic...
directed by Rob Cowling, fl. 2009-2013; produced by Rob Cowling, fl. 2009-2013, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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Bible's Buried Secrets, Series 1, Episode 1, Did King David's Empire Exist?
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directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
Dr. Francesca Stavrakopoulou goes on the trail of the Biblical King David and his fabled empire. A national hero and icon for the Jewish people, and a divine king for Christians, David is best known as the boy-warrior who defeated the Philistine giant Goliath. As king, he united the tribes of Israel. But did he re...
directed by Emily Davis, fl. 2004; produced by Emily Davis, fl. 2004, in Bible's Buried Secrets, Series 1, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2011), 52 mins
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written by Oliver Leaman, 1950-; edited by Nicholas de Lange, 1944-, Steven Collins, 1951-2018 and John Clayton; in Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophy, Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2003, originally published 1995), 1-16
In this study Oliver Leaman poses two questions: how can a powerful and caring deity allow terrible things to happen to obviously innocent people, and why have the Jewish people been so harshly treated throughout history, given their status as the chosen people? He explores these issues through an analysis of the...
written by Oliver Leaman, 1950-; edited by Nicholas de Lange, 1944-, Steven Collins, 1951-2018 and John Clayton; in Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophy, Cambridge Studies in Religious Traditions (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2003, originally published 1995), 1-16
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edited by Mordecai Margulies, 1909-1968 and Jacob Neusner, 1932-2016; in Judaism and Scripture: The Evidence of Leviticus Rabbah, Chicago Studies in the History of Judaism (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2003, originally published 1986), 1-25
This groundbreaking work continues Jacob Neusner's multi-volume examination of the main texts of Judaism in its formative years. The first two parts of the project--'Judaism: The Evidence of the Yerushalmi'--examined the Mishnah and the Talmud of the Land of Israel and placed them in the social, intellectual, and...
edited by Mordecai Margulies, 1909-1968 and Jacob Neusner, 1932-2016; in Judaism and Scripture: The Evidence of Leviticus Rabbah, Chicago Studies in the History of Judaism (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2003, originally published 1986), 1-25
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Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Religion and Theology at Bard College and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard. He has published more than 900 books and unnumbered articles, both scholarly and academic and popular and journalistic, and is the most published humanities scholar in the w...
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