Eating and Embodiment in Medieval Kabbalah
Examining the mystical practices associated with food in zoharic kabbalah and the ways they inform us about the kabbalistic experience of embodiment.
This collection of thirteen essays by an international group of scholars focuses on the impact of the Protestant Reformation on Donne’s life, theology, poetry, and prose.
Cases and Contexts from the Middle Ages to the Present
A rich, multidisciplinary exploration of spirit possession among Jews.
Literacy and Identity among Young Orthodox Women in Israel
An investigation into the education of women in the religious Zionist community and its influence on Orthodox Judaism.
Mystical, Magical, and Pietistic Dimensions in the Tosafist Period
Kanarfogel makes available for the first time many passages produced by lesser known tosafists and rabbinic figures and integrates the findings of earlier and contemporary scholarship, much of it published only in Hebrew. "
A History of the Reform Movement in Judaism
Comprehensive and balanced history of the Reform Movement.
Kaplan takes the major formulation of his theological approach, "God as the power that makes for salvation," and demonstrates how it can be used to invigorate the Jewish religion in a changing world.
Essays that challenge Christians to make the Holocaust a turning point in their thinking and in their relations with Jews.
A revised edition containing new chapters on the Shekhina.
Jewish Legends of Three Thousand Years
The Messiah Texts traces the progress of the messianic legend from its biblical beginnings to contemporary expressions.