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: 38.65 MB
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This volume brings together a number of interdisciplinary perspectives to deliver a broad and balanced coverage of this subject.

Purity Body And Self In Early Rabbinic Literature

Author: DR. S Mira Balberg
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520958217
Size: 71.98 MB
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This book explores the ways in which the early rabbis reshaped biblical laws of ritual purity and impurity and argues that the rabbis’ new purity discourse generated a unique notion of a bodily self.

The Hebrew Book In Early Modern Italy

Author: Joseph R. Hacker
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 081220509X
Size: 52.14 MB
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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: 9780271037677
Size: 23.72 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 Mixed Multitude

Author: Pawel Maciejko
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812204582
Size: 24.32 MB
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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 ...

Reading Fiction With Lucian

Author: Karen ní Mheallaigh
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107079330
Size: 16.98 MB
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A captivating new interpretation of Lucian as a fictional theorist and writer to stand alongside the novelists of the day.

The Grammar Of God

Author: Aviya Kushner
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
ISBN: 0385520824
Size: 10.69 MB
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"The author recalls how, after becoming very familiar with the Biblical Old Testament in its original Hebrew growing up, an encounter with an English language version led her on a ten-year project of examining various translations of the ...

Smell And The Ancient Senses

Author: Mark Bradley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317565827
Size: 43.49 MB
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The first comprehensive introduction to the role of smell in the history, literature and society of classical antiquity, Smell and the Ancient Senses explores and probes the ways that the olfactory sense can contribute to our perceptions of ...

Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes

Author: Kenneth E. Bailey
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830869328
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These two mighty rivers of influence converge in Paul's first letter to the Corinthians. With razor-sharp attention to the text, Kenneth Bailey examines the cultural milieu and rhetorical strategies that shaped this pivotal epistle.