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The Road To Resilience - From Chaos To Celebration (Hardcover): Sherri Mandell The Road To Resilience - From Chaos To Celebration (Hardcover)
Sherri Mandell
R418 R361 Discovery Miles 3 610 Save R57 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book is a primer on Jewish spiritual resilience, the steps you need to traverse in order to face your suffering and be enlarged.

We will navigate the spiritual stages of resilience, what is called the seven Cs: chaos, community, choice, creativity, commemoration, consecration, and celebration.

Religions of a Single God - A Critical Introduction to Monotheisms from Judaism to Baha'i (Paperback): Zeba Crook Religions of a Single God - A Critical Introduction to Monotheisms from Judaism to Baha'i (Paperback)
Zeba Crook
R1,041 R965 Discovery Miles 9 650 Save R76 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Religions of a Single God is like no other introductory textbook on the Western monotheistic religions. As expected, it teaches both the basics of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, presenting the trajectories of their development over time, their main theological debates and claims, sacred writings, and their common practices and holy days. But rather than claiming to show the "essence" of Judaism, Christianity, or Islam, Religions of a Single God shows the diversity within Jewish, Christian, and Islamic experience, theological dispute, and practice. Rather than relying solely on the traditional theorists of religion, this book also introduces the approaches of contemporary critical thinkers to questions of defining, classifying, and studying religion. Rather than presenting Mormonism and the Baha'i Religion as "New Religious Movements", this book treats them as part of the continuing history of religion, growing out of and within Christianity and Islam respectively. Religion, in other words, is not a thing of the past. It's happening right now, all around us.

Restoring the Jewishness of the Gospel - A Message for Christians (Paperback, Revised ed.): David H. Stern Restoring the Jewishness of the Gospel - A Message for Christians (Paperback, Revised ed.)
David H. Stern
R232 R188 Discovery Miles 1 880 Save R44 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Introduces Christians to the Jewish roots of their faith. Explains how the Jews and the Church are God's people.

Koren Classic Yom Kippur Mahzor, Sepharad (Hardcover): Koren Publishers Koren Classic Yom Kippur Mahzor, Sepharad (Hardcover)
Koren Publishers
R534 R452 Discovery Miles 4 520 Save R82 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Torah for Living - Daily Prayers, Wisdom, and Guidance (Paperback): Mark Lanier Torah for Living - Daily Prayers, Wisdom, and Guidance (Paperback)
Mark Lanier
R462 Discovery Miles 4 620 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A trial lawyer by trade, a Christian by heartaauthor Mark Lanier has trained in biblical languages and devoted his life to studying and living the Bible. Living daily with the demands of his career and the desire for a godly life, Lanier recognizes the importance and challenge of finding daily time to spend in God's Word. His study of the first five books of the Bibleathe Torah, the Lawahas brought Life to his life. In Torah for Living , Lanier shares a year's worth of devotionalsaone for each day of the year. In each devotional, Lanier reflects on the biblical text, relates the text to the struggles facing faithful readers of the Bible, and concludes with a prayer for the day.

The Modern Kosher Kitchen - More Than 125 Inspired Recipes for a New Generation of Kosher Cooks (Paperback): Ronnie Fein The Modern Kosher Kitchen - More Than 125 Inspired Recipes for a New Generation of Kosher Cooks (Paperback)
Ronnie Fein; Foreword by Jamie Geller
R467 R342 Discovery Miles 3 420 Save R125 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This isn't your traditional kosher cookbook. Whether you're new to the kitchen, or new to keeping kosher, you'll love the array of creative and interesting recipes found in "The Modern Kosher Kitchen." This modern cookbook includes recipes for preparing a family meal, hors d'oeuvres, vegetarian entrees, budget-friendly dishes, and new takes on holiday favorites for Passover and Hannukah. Don't worry about needing the talent or equipment of a professional chef. Ronnie Fein's recipes are creative and interesting, but never intimidating for home chefs. Throughout the pages of this cookbook, Ronnie also provides suggestions on what to serve with her dishes; how to change the dish from dairy to parve to meat (and vice versa); or how to change the recipe to suit a different need. You'll learn valuable tips on recipe shortcuts, information on unusual or new ingredients, and receive advice on product usage. Recreate your favorite family dishes and learn some new tricks with the help of "The Modern Kosher Kitchen."

Seasons of Nobility - Sermons on the Festivals (Hardcover): Aaron Levine Seasons of Nobility - Sermons on the Festivals (Hardcover)
Aaron Levine
R659 R550 Discovery Miles 5 500 Save R109 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The Zohar - Annotations to the Ashlag Commentary (Hardcover, illustrated edition): Michael Laitman The Zohar - Annotations to the Ashlag Commentary (Hardcover, illustrated edition)
Michael Laitman
R843 Discovery Miles 8 430 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"The Book of Zohar" (The Book of Radiance) is an ageless source of wisdom and the basis for all Kabbalistic literature. Since its appearance nearly 2,000 years ago, it has been the primary, and often only, source used by Kabbalists. For centuries, Kabbalah was hidden from the public, which was considered not yet ready to receive it. However, our generation has been designated by Kabbalists as the first generation that is ready to grasp the concepts in The Zohar. Now, we can put these principles into practice in our lives. Written in a unique and metaphorical language, "The Zohar" enriches our understanding of reality and expands our worldview. However, this text should not be read in an ordinary fashion. We should patiently and repeatedly read and think about each sentence as we try to penetrate the authors feelings. We should read it slowly and try to extract the nuances of the text. Although the text deals with one subject only --how to relate to the Creator --it approaches it from different angles. This allows each of us to find the particular phrase or word that will carry us into the depths of this profound and timeless wisdom.

II Kings - In a Whirlwind (Hardcover): Alex Israel II Kings - In a Whirlwind (Hardcover)
Alex Israel
R647 R539 Discovery Miles 5 390 Save R108 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The Scroll (Paperback): Miriam Feinberg Vamosh The Scroll (Paperback)
Miriam Feinberg Vamosh
R386 R341 Discovery Miles 3 410 Save R45 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Haggadah Shel Pesah - Hasippur Hametzuar (Hardcover): Jordan B. Gorfinkel Haggadah Shel Pesah - Hasippur Hametzuar (Hardcover)
Jordan B. Gorfinkel
R457 R402 Discovery Miles 4 020 Save R55 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The Holy Brothers - Reb Elimelekh of Lizhensk and Reb Zusha of Anipoli (Hardcover): Simcha Raz The Holy Brothers - Reb Elimelekh of Lizhensk and Reb Zusha of Anipoli (Hardcover)
Simcha Raz
R532 R450 Discovery Miles 4 500 Save R82 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Blessings and Thanksgiving - Reflections on the Siddur and Synagogue (Hardcover): Joseph B. Soloveitchik Blessings and Thanksgiving - Reflections on the Siddur and Synagogue (Hardcover)
Joseph B. Soloveitchik
R615 R513 Discovery Miles 5 130 Save R102 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Gleanings - Reflections on Ruth (Hardcover): Stuart Halpern Gleanings - Reflections on Ruth (Hardcover)
Stuart Halpern
R641 R532 Discovery Miles 5 320 Save R109 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
4 Baruch - Paraleipomena Jeremiou (Hardcover): Dale C. Allison Jr 4 Baruch - Paraleipomena Jeremiou (Hardcover)
Dale C. Allison Jr
R2,300 R2,076 Discovery Miles 20 760 Save R224 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is the first full-scale, verse-by-verse commentary on 4 Baruch. The pseudepigraphon, written in the second century, is in large measure an attempt to address the situation following the destruction of the temple in 70 CE by recounting legends about the first destruction of the temple, the Babylonian captivity, and the return from exile. 4 Bruch is notable for its tale about Jeremiah's companion, Abimelech, who sleeps through the entire exilic period. This tale lies behind the famous Christian legend of the Seven Sleepers of Ephesus and is part of the genealogy of Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle." Allison's commentary draws upon an exceptionally broad range of ancient sources in an attempt to clarify 4 Baruch's original setting, compositional history, and meaning.

Covenant & Conversation - Leviticus, the Book of Holiness (Hardcover): Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Covenant & Conversation - Leviticus, the Book of Holiness (Hardcover)
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
R555 R473 Discovery Miles 4 730 Save R82 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy - The Modern Era (Hardcover, New): Martin Kavka, Zachary Braiterman, David Novak The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy - The Modern Era (Hardcover, New)
Martin Kavka, Zachary Braiterman, David Novak
R3,894 Discovery Miles 38 940 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The second volume of The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy provides a comprehensive overview of Jewish philosophy from the seventeenth century to the present day. Written by a distinguished group of experts in the field, its essays examine how Jewish thinking was modified in its encounter with modern Europe and America and challenge longstanding assumptions about the nature and purpose of modern Jewish philosophy. The volume also treats modern Jewish philosophy's continuities with premodern texts and thinkers, the relationship between philosophy and theology, the ritual and political life of the people of Israel and the ways in which classic modern philosophical categories help or hinder Jewish self-articulation. These essays offer readers a multi-faceted understanding of the Jewish philosophical enterprise in the modern period.

Creation - The Story of Beginnings (Hardcover): Yonatan Grossman Creation - The Story of Beginnings (Hardcover)
Yonatan Grossman
R660 R551 Discovery Miles 5 510 Save R109 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Simply Delicious - Creative Cooking for the Kosher Kitchen (Hardcover): Mindy Ginsberg Simply Delicious - Creative Cooking for the Kosher Kitchen (Hardcover)
Mindy Ginsberg
R366 R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Save R127 (35%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From bean stew to brandied apples, from quinoa to butterscotch brownies, the book contains delicious recipes for all your cooking needs! Complete with an introductory guide to herbs and legumes, Simply Delicious makes cooking a delight.

The Steinsaltz Tehillim (Hardcover): Adin Steinsaltz The Steinsaltz Tehillim (Hardcover)
Adin Steinsaltz
R641 R532 Discovery Miles 5 320 Save R109 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Ani Tefilla Weekday Siddur - Ashkenaz (Hardcover): Jonathan Sacks Ani Tefilla Weekday Siddur - Ashkenaz (Hardcover)
Jonathan Sacks; Commentary by Jay Goldmintz
R658 R549 Discovery Miles 5 490 Save R109 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Koren Ani Tefilla Weekday Siddur is an engaging and thought-provoking siddur for the inquiring high school student and thoughtful adult. The innovative commentary in this siddur, for beginners and the seasoned alike, has been designed to help the user create their own meaning and connection during the Tefilla experience. Divided into different categories that enable the user to connect to the liturgy in different ways, the commentary provides a variety of approaches to each tefilla, and something meaningful for everyone.

Key innovative features:

-- Commentary divided into four categories: Biur, Iyun, Halakha and Ani Tefilla

-- Unique layout encourages deeper connection to the prayers

-- Appendices include: FAQs on tefilla collected from students and adults, practical guide to enhancing one's kavana, useful bibliography, guide to the Jewish year, stories, and more.

-- Thought-provoking questions, narratives, and quotes help the user think and feel beyond the standardized liturgy

Hasidism - A New History (Paperback): David Biale, David Assaf, Benjamin Brown, Uriel Gellman, Samuel Heilman, Moshe Rosman Hasidism - A New History (Paperback)
David Biale, David Assaf, Benjamin Brown, Uriel Gellman, Samuel Heilman, …
R906 R821 Discovery Miles 8 210 Save R85 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A must-read book for understanding this vibrant and influential modern Jewish movement Hasidism originated in southeastern Poland, in mystical circles centered on the figure of Israel Ba'al Shem Tov, but it was only after his death in 1760 that a movement began to spread. Today, Hasidism is witnessing a remarkable renaissance around the world. This book provides the first comprehensive history of the pietistic movement that shaped modern Judaism. Written by an international team of scholars, its unique blend of intellectual, religious, and social history demonstrates that, far from being a throwback to the Middle Ages, Hasidism is a product of modernity that forged its identity as a radical alternative to the secular world.

Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism, 200 BCE-CE 200 (Paperback): C. D Elledge Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism, 200 BCE-CE 200 (Paperback)
C. D Elledge
R611 Discovery Miles 6 110 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Resurrection of the dead represents one of the more enigmatic beliefs of Western religions to many modern readers. In this volume, C. D. Elledge offers an interpretation of some of the earliest literature within Judaism that exhibits a confident hope in resurrection. He not only aids the study of early Jewish literature itself, but expands contemporary knowledge of some of the earliest expressions of a hope that would become increasingly meaningful in later Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Elledge focuses on resurrection in the latest writings of the Hebrew Bible, the Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, Dead Sea Scrolls, as well as the writings of other Hellenistic Jewish authors. He also incorporates later rabbinic writings, early Christian sources, and inscriptions, as they shed additional light upon select features of the evidence in question. This allows for a deeper look into how particular literary works utilized the discourse of resurrection, while also retaining larger comparative insights into what these materials may teach us about the gradual flourishing of resurrection within its early Jewish environment. Individual chapters balance a more categorical/comparative approach to the problems raised by resurrection (definitions, diverse conceptions, historical origins, strategies of legitimation) with a more specific focus on particular pieces of the early Jewish evidence (1 Enoch, Dead Sea Scrolls, Josephus). Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism, 200 BCE-CE 200 provides a treatment of resurrection that informs the study of early Jewish theologies, as well as their later reinterpretations within Rabbinic Judaism and Christianity.

Sin - A History (Hardcover): Gary A. Anderson Sin - A History (Hardcover)
Gary A. Anderson
R700 R663 Discovery Miles 6 630 Save R37 (5%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

What is sin? Is it simply wrongdoing? Why do its effects linger over time? In this sensitive, imaginative, and original work, Gary Anderson shows how changing conceptions of sin and forgiveness lay at the very heart of the biblical tradition. Spanning nearly two thousand years, the book brilliantly demonstrates how sin, once conceived of as a physical burden, becomes, over time, eclipsed by economic metaphors. Transformed from a weight that an individual carried, sin becomes a debt that must be repaid in order to be redeemed in God's eyes.

Anderson shows how this ancient Jewish revolution in thought shaped the way the Christian church understood the death and resurrection of Jesus and eventually led to the development of various penitential disciplines, deeds of charity, and even papal indulgences. In so doing it reveals how these changing notions of sin provided a spur for the Protestant Reformation.

Broad in scope while still exceptionally attentive to detail, this ambitious and profound book unveils one of the most seismic shifts that occurred in religious belief and practice, deepening our understanding of one of the most fundamental aspects of human experience.

The Holy Temple in Jerusalem (Hardcover): Yisrael Ariel The Holy Temple in Jerusalem (Hardcover)
Yisrael Ariel
R1,120 R910 Discovery Miles 9 100 Save R210 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
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