Bridging Between Sister Religions: Studies of Jewish and by Isaac Kalimi

By Isaac Kalimi

This quantity is a suite of clean essays in honor of Professor John T. Townsend. It makes a speciality of the translation of the typical Jewish and Christian Scripture (the Hebrew Bible/Old testomony) and on its off-shoots (Rabbinic Judaism and the hot Testament), in addition to on Jewish-Christian kin. The individuals, who're in demand students of their fields, contain James L. Crenshaw, Göran Eidevall, Anne E. Gardner, Lawrence M. Wills, Cecilia Wassen, Robert L. Brawley, Joseph B. Tyson, Eldon J. Epp, Yaakov Elman, Rivka Ulmer, Andreas Lehnardt, Reuven Kimelman, Bruce Chilton, and Michael W. Duggan.

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The Mahabharata, Volume 1: Book 1: The Book of the by Buitenen, Johannes Adrianus Bernardus van

By Buitenen, Johannes Adrianus Bernardus van

The Mahabharata, an old and gigantic Sanskrit poem, is a awesome choice of epics, legends, romances, theology, and moral and metaphysical doctrine. The middle of this nice paintings is the epic fight among 5 heroic brothers, the Pandavas, and their 100 contentious cousins for rule of the land. this can be the 1st quantity in what is going to finally develop into a multi quantity variation encompassing all eighteen books.

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Apocalyptic Eschatology in the Gospel of Matthew (Society by David C. Sim

By David C. Sim

This learn reconstructs the apocalyptic eschatology in Matthew's Gospel so we may perhaps comprehend his time and issues. Sociological research of apocalypticism in Judaism and early Christianity exhibits that this kind of global view is followed by means of a minority workforce in a time of serious trouble. Matthew's particular and infrequently vengeful imaginative and prescient needs to be set opposed to his community's clash with Judaism, Gentiles and the bigger Christian circulation and his acute have to increase his community's feel of identification and out of pastoral challenge.

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Abraham Ibn Ezra Book of the World by Sela, Shlomo Sela

By Sela, Shlomo Sela

This quantity bargains the 1st severe version, translated and annotated, of the 2 models of Abrahan Ibn Ezra's e-book of the realm, the 1st Hebrew paintings, designated in medieval Jewish technological know-how, to debate the theories and strategies of historic and meteorological astrology.

Preface; Abbreviations; advent; Early-Jewish global Astrology; major assets, Theories and Doctrines in 'Olam I and 'Olam II; international Astrology in different components of Abraham Ibn Ezra's Oeuvre; position and Date of Composition; The serious version of the Hebrew textual content; half One: First model of the publication of the realm by way of Abraham Ibn Ezra. Hebrew textual content and English Translation; half : Notes to the 1st model of the publication of the area; half 3: moment model of the booklet of the realm through Abraham Ibn Ezra. Hebrew textual content and English Translation. half 4: Notes to the second one model of the booklet of the WorldPart 5: similar Texts; The booklet of Masha'allah on Eclipses; The 10th bankruptcy of Reshit Hokhmah; a fraction of the lengthy statement on Ex. 33:21; The creation to Sefer ha-Moladot; half Six: Appendixes; A. Manuscripts; B. References to Sefer ha-'Olam; C. Contents of 'Olam I and Concordance to 'Olam II; D. Contents of 'Olam II and Concordance to 'Olam I; E. Liber Primus de Gentibus and Concordance to 'Olam I and 'Olam II; F. Zodiacal symptoms of towns; G. Zodiacal symptoms and Planets Assigned to Lands and Kingdoms. H. specialists and SourcesBibliography; word list of Technical phrases; Index.

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The Shin Buddhist Classical Tradition: A Reader in Pure Land by Alfred Bloom, Kenneth K. Tanaka

By Alfred Bloom, Kenneth K. Tanaka

This e-book is an anthology of passages amassed from the best clergymen and lecturers of the natural Land, or Shin, institution of Buddhist instructing. Extending from the foundational texts and primary interpreters within the 4th century, to Rennyo in the15th century, Professor Bloom’s decisions hint the advance of Shin Buddhist instructing from monastic visualization practices to the generally well known route to salvation via religion in, and recitation of, the identify of Amida Buddha. the gathering contains a foreword by way of Kenneth ok. Tanaka and an insightful creation by means of popular pupil and editor, Alfred Bloom, whose chosen passages were prepared topically for simple reference on problems with natural Land instructing. the most important interpreters featured are the Seven nice academics from India, China, and Japan (Nagarjuna, Vasubandhu; T’an-luan, Tao-ch’o, Shan-tao; Genshin, Honen), chosen as doctrinal experts by way of Shinran (1173-1263), the founding father of the japanese natural Land sect.

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The Way: Using the Wisdom of Kabbalah for Spiritual by Michael Berg

By Michael Berg

Compliment for how utilizing the knowledge of Kabbalah for non secular Transformation and achievement "This booklet will motivate your soul. Michael Berg has complete the enormous job of translating the everlasting truths of existence into non secular logic. with out a doubt,The method turns into one of many sacred texts of your individual life."–Caroline Myss, Ph.D., writer of Anatomy of the Spirit "Michael Berg brilliantly stocks Kabbalah’s profound non secular legislation and historical knowledge in an easy method which could support us enhance the standard of our lives–in many ways."–Roseanne "The approach unearths the sweetness and the practicality of Kabbalah–buy this ebook and skim it, now."–Sandra Bernhard

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Ben Sira's God: Proceedings of the International Ben Sira by Renate Egger-Wenzel

By Renate Egger-Wenzel

Die Rede von Gott im Buch Ben Sira wird vor alt- und neutestamentlichem Hintergrund beleuchtet. Der Tagungsband enthält sowohl übergreifende als auch exegetische Einzeluntersuchungen zur Thematik. Ein Ausblick auf die jüdische Wirkungsgeschichte rundet das Bild ab. Der Anhang bietet neben Einzeluntersuchungen auch different Berichte im Zusammenhang des Buches Ben Sira und eine Corrigendaliste zur Textausgabe von percent. Beentjes.

What is related approximately God in Ben Sira is illuminated opposed to outdated and New testomony heritage. This quantity of lawsuits comprises separate overarching and exegetic stories at the subject material. A extensive attention of Jewish impression all through background rounds out the image. as well as person experiences, the appendix bargains a number of stories in terms of Ben Sira and a listing of errata for the variation by means of P. C. Beentjes.

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The Hebrew Bible in Fifteenth-Century Spain: Exegesis, by Jonathan Decter, Arturo Prats

By Jonathan Decter, Arturo Prats

"The Hebrew Bible in Fifteenth-Century Spain: Exegesis, Literature, Philosophy, and the humanities" investigates the connection among the Bible and the cultural creation of Iberian societies among the anti-Jewish riots of 1391 and the Expulsion of 1492. in this turbulent and transformative interval, the Bible intersected with nearly all facets of overdue medieval Iberian tradition: its languages of expression, its fabric and inventive construction, and its highbrow output in literary, philosophical, exegetic, and polemical spheres. The articles during this cross-cultural and interdisciplinary quantity current instantiations of the Hebrew Bible s deployment in textual and visible kinds on varied matters (messianic exegesis, polemics, "converso" liturgy, Bible translation, conversion narrative, etc.) and make the most of a vast diversity of methodological techniques (from classical philology to Derridian analysis)."

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