The Sense Of Sight In Rabbinic Culture

Author: Rachel Neis
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107292530
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This book studies the significance of sight in rabbinic cultures across Palestine and Mesopotamia (approximately first to seventh centuries).

Sight And The Ancient Senses

Author: Lecturer in Classical Greek Art Michael Squire
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317515382
Size: 58.89 MB
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This volume brings together a number of interdisciplinary perspectives to deliver a broad and balanced coverage of this subject.

Food And Identity In Early Rabbinic Judaism

Author: Jordan Rosenblum
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521195985
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In this book, Jordan D. Rosenblum explores how food regulations and practices helped to construct the identity of early rabbinic Judaism.

The Hebrew Book In Early Modern Italy

Author: Joseph R. Hacker
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081220509X
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Presenting new research by an international group of scholars, this book represents a step toward a fuller understanding of Jewish book history.

The Aroma Of Righteousness

Author: Deborah A. Green
Publisher: Penn State Press
ISBN: 0271037679
Size: 80.47 MB
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"Studies aroma in Jewish life and literature in Palestine in the late Roman and early Byzantine periods. Uses the history and material culture of perfume and incense as a lens to view daily activities"--Provided by publisher.

The Obligated Self

Author: Mara H. Benjamin
Publisher: New Jewish Philosophy and Thou
ISBN: 9780253034328
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Mara H. Benjamin contends that the physical and psychological work of caring for and rearing children, for centuries the province of women, is theologically fruitful but a largely unexplored terrain for feminists.

Entangled Histories

Author: Elisheva Baumgarten
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812248686
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Entangled Histories: Knowledge, Authority, and Jewish Culture in the Thirteenth Century provides a multifaceted account of Jewish life in Europe and the Mediterranean basin at a time when economic, cultural, and intellectual encounters ...

Demonic Desires

Author: Ishay Rosen-Zvi
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204204
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The book discusses various manifestations of this move in patristic and monastic material, from Clement and Origin to Antony, Athanasius, and Evagrius.

How Christianity Changed The World

Author: Alvin J. Schmidt
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310862507
Size: 31.92 MB
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Grounded in solid research and written in apopular style, this book is both a helpful apologetic toolin talking with unbelievers and a source of evidence forwhy Christianity deserves credit for many of thehumane, social, scientific, and ...

The Mixed Multitude

Author: Pawel Maciejko
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812204582
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Based on extensive archival research in Poland, the Czech Republic, Israel, Germany, the United States, and the Vatican, The Mixed Multitude is the first comprehensive study of Frank and Frankism in more than a century and offers an ...