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The Earthly Paradise
The Earthly Paradise (January 2001)
The Garden of Eden from Antiquity to Modernity
F. Regina Psaki - Editor
Charles Hindley - Editor

Explores the history of how the Eden story in Genesis has been understood.

The essays contained in this volume constitute, not a continuous narrative of the history of how the Eden story in Genesis has been understood, but rather a series of snapshots taken at different moments in that history. They include examples of Christian, Jewish, and Islamic interpretations of Genesis in different periods, places and co...(Read More)
 
 
The Genius of Christ
The Genius of Christ (January 2001)
Abbas Mahmud al-Aqqad - Author
F. Peter Ford Jr. - Translated, edited, and with an introduction by

Translation of an Arabic work extolling the person and mission of Jesus.

The main portion of this book is a translation of an Arabic work extolling the person and mission of Jesus, whose life and teachings form the foundation of the Christian faith. That its author was a Muslim, and one who wrote several other books in defense of his own faith, may seem strange for Christian readers who know little about Islam. Ye...(Read More)
 
 
The Incarnation of God
The Incarnation of God (January 2001)
The Character of Divinity in Formative Judaism
Jacob Neusner - Author

Examines the notion of divine incarnations as a central element of the portrait of God that came into focus through the Judaism of the dual Torah.

Advancing his monumental study of formative Judaism further, Jacob Neusner examines the notion of divine incarnations as a central element of the portrait of God that came into focus through the Judaism of the dual Torah. In dealing with his concept—which is obvi...(Read More)
 
 
The Rabbinic Mind
The Rabbinic Mind (January 2001)
Max Kadushin - Author

Thorough analysis of rabbinic thought.

The proof that organic thinking is a genuine phenomenon, not an artifact, rests with the actual analysis of rabbinic literacy material, to which so many pages of this book are devoted. Rabbinic thought is concerned with numerous rabbinic concepts, terms peculiar to itself. These concepts are certainly not united in logical fashion and their relationship with each other defi...(Read More)
 
 
The Theology of Seder Eliahu
The Theology of Seder Eliahu (January 2001)
A Study in Organic Thinking
Max Kadushin - Author

Attempts to discover a coherent unity in rabbinic theology.

In this study of Seder Eliahu, the author endeavors to describe the various rabbinic ideas the book contains, and, in addition, the principle of coherence uniting these ideas. The attempt to discover a coherent unity in rabbinic theology is a hazardous undertaking. However, the author believes that we ought not to reconcile ourselves to accepting ra...(Read More)
 
 
Theological Reflections on the Problem of Usury
Theological Reflections on the Problem of Usury (January 2001)
Abdulaziz F. Al Mubarak - Author

An Arabic-language treatise on usury from a theological and philosophical perspective.


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Thinking Ahead Toward the Next Generation of Judaism
Thinking Ahead Toward the Next Generation of Judaism (January 2001)
A Collection of Essays By Contemporary Reform Rabbis and Scholars In Honor of Oskar Brecher President of Temple Israel of the City of New York 1995-2000
Rabbi Judith S. Lewis - Editor

Essays in honor of Oskar Brecher.

“Oskar Brecher became president of Temple Israel of the City of New York because of his Herculean efforts in restoring the external physical integrity of our building, as a chairman of the House Committee. He claimed, when he agreed to accept the presidency, that his interest in the “religious” side of Judaism was limited, but that he would help the congregation i...(Read More)
 
 
Time, Being, and Soul in the Oldest Sanskrit Sources
Time, Being, and Soul in the Oldest Sanskrit Sources (January 2001)
William H. Snyder - Author

Explores ancient Sanskrit texts.

Time, Being, and Soul in the Oldest Sanskrit Sources employs philological methods to gain insight into the meanings of the ancient Sanskrit texts. The incredible thinkers of these early texts posed questions on the origin of the universe and ultimately on man’s own mortality. The fate of the vital force, that part of man’s being which is the source of life, must ...(Read More)
 
 
Understanding Jewish Theology
Understanding Jewish Theology (January 2001)
Classical Issues and Modern Perspectives
Jacob Neusner - Editor

Explores the religious experience of Judaism through the perceptions and teachings of ordinary Jews and the creative elite.

This book examines the religious experience of Judaism and comprehends both the perceptions of ordinary folks and the teachings of the creative elite–prophets, rabbis, philosophers, mystics, scholars, lawyers, and sages. To find out about the ordinary Jew one turns to the prayers he r...(Read More)
 
 
Worship and Ethics
Worship and Ethics (January 2001)
A Study in Rabbinic Judaism
Max Kadushin - Author

Describes how Halakah, or Jewish Law, enables the individual to achieve religious experience.

This book claims that cultural phenomena exist in rabbinic Judaism worship and ethics. Each individual has his own personal experiences in both spheres, but what make the experiences possible are the values of society. Theories depicting the individual as the creative rebel who overcomes the bonds of routine and inertia ...(Read More)
 
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