By Arieh Bauer
By Arieh Bauer
By Ronald Hendel
During its 2,500-year lifestyles, the ebook of Genesis has been the keystone to nearly each very important declare approximately truth, humanity, and God in Judaism and Christianity. And it keeps to play a significant function in debates approximately technological know-how, politics, and human rights. With readability and ability, acclaimed biblical pupil Ronald Hendel presents a breathtaking background of this iconic ebook, exploring its effect on Western faith, philosophy, technological know-how, politics, literature, and more.
Hendel strains how Genesis has formed perspectives of truth, and the way altering perspectives of fact have formed interpretations of Genesis. Literal and figurative readings have lengthy competed with one another. Hendel tells how Luther's criticisms of conventional figurative money owed of Genesis undermined the Catholic Church; how Galileo made the unconventional argument that the cosmology of Genesis wasn't clinical proof; and the way Spinoza made the both radical argument that the medical approach can be utilized to Genesis itself. certainly, Hendel indicates what percentage excessive issues of Western notion and paintings have taken the shape of encounters with Genesis--from Paul and Augustine to Darwin, Emily Dickinson, and Kafka.
From debates approximately slavery, gender, and sexuality to the struggles over creationism and evolution, Genesis has formed our international and keeps to take action this present day. This wide-ranging account tells the outstanding tale of the lifetime of Genesis like no different book.
By Jacob Neusner,Alan Avery-Peck
By DovBer Pinson
By Gil. S. Perl
By Dr. S.E. Bos
Na de bijna vijf eeuwen durende tweede tempelperiode onder vreemde heersers, heeft het Joodse volk bijna 2000 jaar te midden van andere volkeren in ballingschap geleefd.
In vier delen wordt een chronologisch overzicht gegeven van het voortbestaan en het overleven van dit volk, ondanks de vele vervolgingen, en van zijn bijzondere religieuze stromingen, zoals kabbalisme, chassidisme en verschillende vormen van reform-jodendom.
Dr. Sam Bos, geboren in 1922 in een traditionele Joodse familie in Amsterdam, used to be na de oorlog de enige overlevende van zijn gezin. Na zijn pensionering als kinderarts, heeft hij aan de Universiteit van Leiden Semitische talen en Judaïca gestudeerd en verwierf zo een diepere kennis over de geschiedenis van het Joodse volk. Als docent aan het Joods Studiecentrum te Leiden gaf hij jarenlang cursussen over deze geschiedenis. De inhoud van die cursussen heeft hij nu tot dit boek verwerkt.
By Texe Marrs
The Bible assigns him the unbelievable quantity 666. he's stated to be a psychopath: calculating, merciless and murderous. Lawless, he'll however switch instances and legislation. he's referred to as through Daniel the God of Forces; but he'll break many via peace.
Empowered through devil and hyped up with satisfaction, he'll claim himself God and above any other god. This nice boast will surely be adversarial by way of these few who comprehend the reality, yet they won't deter the Destroyers upward push to infamy. he'll make struggle at the Saints and spoil them.
He will start by way of emerging from the pit of hell in that groovy urban, Jerusalem, identified spiritually as Sodom and Egypt. within the Hebrew tongue, his identify is Abaddon (The Destroyer) and within the Greek, Apollyon. Christians will understand him easily because the Antichrist.
Prepare now so you usually are not taken all of sudden. he's to hand. The prince of darkness has metamorphosed into Leviathan, the Son of the morning. via drooping eyelids, Leviathan surveys his earthly country. He needs to flow quick for his time is brief. quickly, he is aware, he, the Destroyer, will in his flip be destroyed.
By Megan Bishop Moore,Brad E. Kelle
Biblical background and Israels previous offers a finished survey of ways learn of the previous testomony and the historical past of Israel has replaced because the center of the 20 th century. Moore and Kelle talk about major developments in scholarship, hint the advance of rules because the Nineteen Seventies, and summarize significant students, viewpoints, matters, and developments.
By Ronald Hendel
By Roy E. Gane,Ada Taggar-Cohen
New instructions and clean perception for students and students
The unmarried maximum catalyst and contributor to our constructing realizing of priestly literature has been Jacob Milgrom (1923–2010), whose seminal articles, provocative hypotheses, and comprehensively probing books drastically elevated and considerably altered scholarship concerning priestly and similar literature. Nineteen articles construct on Milgrom's paintings and glance to destiny instructions of analysis. Essays disguise a variety of subject matters together with the translation, composition and literary constitution of priestly and holiness texts in addition to their relationships to deuteronomic and extra-biblical texts. The ebook features a bibliography of Milgrom’s paintings released among 1994 and 2014.
Roy E. Gane is Professor of Hebrew Bible and historical close to jap Languages at Andrews collage. he's the writer of Cult and personality: Purification choices, Day of Atonement, and Theodicy (Eisenbrauns, 2005) and Leviticus, Numbers (Zondervan, 2004).
Ada Taggar-Cohn is Professor within the institution of Theology at Doshisha collage, Japan. She is the writer of Hittite Priesthood (Universitatsverlag wintry weather, 2007).