Download E-books Moses and Pharaoh: Dominion Religion Versus Power Religion PDF

Sacred Writings

By Gary North

This is often half of Gary North's observation on Exodus. it's a dialogue of the 10 Commandments from the viewpoint of financial concept. Gary's dialogue of the sabbath during this e-book supersedes every thing he has written some time past, and no-one who desires to care for the sabbath factor can come up with the money for to disregard the questions he increases during this ebook. up to now, there was no exact reaction from strict sabbatarians, even though the e-book used to be released in 1986.

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Sacred Writings

Scholarship and rigor mark this magnum opus by means of the esteemed Gershom Scholem, who did paintings on Kabbalah again while such task used to be in disrepute between Jewish students of his rank. it's the following the place Scholem, who was once linked to Hebrew collage in Jerusalem, made his identify, and his courses, often brief articles, laid the basis for a good learn of the sector. Scholem's KABBALAH is a massive paintings, which opens with a wide, encyclopedia-entry-length review essay, during which he explains the Zohar, or publication of majesty, and its effect, particularly between Hasidic Jews. He follows with articles on quite a few issues in Jewish mysticism, after which comprises articles on key personalities, corresponding to Sabbatei Sevi (on whom Scholem has written a complete book). whereas KABBALAH via Gershom Scholem it isn't a simple learn, it rewards those that enterprise forth.

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Download E-books Prophecy in the Book of Jeremiah (Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Fur die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft) PDF

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This quantity comprises the lawsuits of a Symposium ""Prophecy within the publication of Jeremiah"", prepared by way of the Edinburgh Prophecy community within the tuition of Divinity on the college of Edinburgh, 11-12 may well 2007. Prophetic stories are present process radical alterations in the intervening time. while it used to be previously believed that the ""historical Jeremiah"" used to be hidden less than numerous additions and reinterpretations, and hence replaced past reputation, it was once nonetheless assumed that it'd be attainable to recuperate the true prophet with the instruments of old severe equipment. even though, in accordance with a majority of students this day, the restoration of the old Jeremiah is not any longer attainable. hence, the assembly in Edinburgh amassed experts from Denmark, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, uk and the us, for you to locate new and assorted techniques to the learn of prophecy.

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Download E-books Text, Thought, and Practice in Qumran and Early Christianity (Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah) PDF

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The thirteen papers comprising this quantity symbolize the end result of the 1st Orion heart Symposium dedicated to the comparability of the useless Sea and early Christian texts. The authors reject the older paradigm which configured the similarities among Qumran and early Christian literature as facts of impression from one upon the opposite. They increase clean methodological probabilities by way of asking how insights from every one of those corpora light up the opposite, and by means of contemplating them as parallel facts for broader currents of moment Temple Judaism. issues addressed comprise particular exegetical and criminal comparisons; prophecy, demonology, and messianism; the improvement of canon and the increase of remark; and attainable connections among the Gospel of John and the lifeless Sea Scrolls."

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Download E-books In Pursuit of Meaning: Collected Studies of Baruch A. Levine PDF

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In a profession spanning nearly 5 many years, Baruch Levine s various guides replicate his wide-ranging pursuits and components of workmanship within the research of the Hebrew Bible, the traditional close to East, and early Judaism. looking for that means brings jointly fifty-one of crucial articles that Professor Levine produced in the course of his years at Brandeis college (1962 sixty nine) and long island collage (1969 2000, emeritus 2000 ). the 1st quantity, containing twenty-seven articles, specializes in the research of faith within the biblical and old close to japanese worlds from a couple of views, starting from shut philological research of written assets to anthropological stories of old cultic practices. within the twenty-four articles of the second one quantity, Levine engages broader points of old close to japanese society, from criminal associations of assorted kinds to greater societal different types of association. This latter quantity additionally includes a few of his extra incisive lexicographical and philological contributions to the research of the Hebrew and Aramaic languages.

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