Historical Dictionary of Judaism

Jacobs, Louis, Hasidic Prayer: With a New Introduction. London: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization. Second edition, 1993. Nothaft, C. Phillip E., “Robert of Leicester's Treatise on the Hebrew Computus and the Study of Jewish ...

Author: Norman Solomon

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781442241428

Category: Religion

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This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Judaism covers the history of the Jewish religion through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 800 cross-referenced entries on important personalities in Jewish religious history.
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The A to Z of Judaism

Idelsohn, A. Z., Jewish Liturgy and Its Development (first published 1932). New York: Dover Publications, 1995. Jacobs, Louis, Hasidic Prayer: With a New Introduction. London: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization. Second ed., 1993.

Author: Norman Solomon

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810870116

Category: Religion

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Judaism, the religion of the Jewish people, is one of the first recorded monotheistic religions, and as such is one of the oldest religious traditions still practiced today. While its influences can be seen in the religions of both Christianity and Islam, many of its beliefs, traditions, and practices are unknown. The second edition of The A to Z of Judaism doesn't just present 'religious' beliefs in a traditional sense but investigates the complex intermingling of religion, devotion, lifestyle, and culture as it is found in diverse Jewish populations around the world and as it has evolved over the course of recent human history. Judaism, like many other cultural institutions, has rarely remained static_instead, continually investigating and questioning itself, metamorphosing in relation to the world. By means of a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and numerous cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, writings, institutions, concepts, Hebrew words, philosophy, theology, and religious law, author Norman Solomon provides an important reference source for the study of Judaism.
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The Jewish Quarterly

LL The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization LL New paperbacks Jewish Identities in the New Europe JONATHAN Jewish New ... the book is essential Hasidic Prayer LL reading for anyone who wishes to know about the With a new Introduction ...

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Jewish Liturgy

New York: Ktav, 1982, vol. 2, chapter 8, “The Hasidic Prayer-Life.” An introductory selection of primary texts with some contextualizing introductions to illustrate the varieties of prayer techniques among Hasidic sects. 973.

Author: Ruth Langer

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780810886179

Category: Religion

Page: 280

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How do Jews pray and why? What do the prayers mean? From where did this liturgy come and what challenges does it face today? Such questions and many more, spanning the centuries and continents, have driven the study of Jewish liturgy. But just as the liturgy has changed over time, so too have the questions asked, the people asking them, and the methods used to address them. Jewish Liturgy: A Guide to Research enables the reader to access the rich bibliography now available in English. In this volume, Ruth Langer, an expert on Jewish liturgy, provides an annotated description of the most important books and articles on topics ranging historically from the liturgy of the Second Temple period and the Dead Sea Scrolls to today, addressing the synagogue itself and those gathered in it; the daily, weekly, and festival liturgies and their components; home rituals and the life cycle; as well as questions of liturgical performance and theology. Introductions to every section orient the reader and provide necessary background. Christians seeking to understand Jewish liturgy, either that of Jesus and the early church or that of their Jewish contemporaries, will find this volume invaluable. It’s also an important reference for anyone seeking to understand how Jews worship God and how that worship has evolved over time.
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Hasidic Prayer

This classic work, presented here with a new introduction, is a study of the attitudes of the hasidic rebbes to prayer. The book enables the reader to gain a familiarity with Hasidic thought on the subject of divine worship at first hand.

Author: Louis Jacobs

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0197100244

Category: Religion

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This first systematic study in English of the methods of prayer of the Hasidic mystical community includes the first translations of much of the source material.
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Witnesses to the One

Spirituality/Lawrence Kushner Filling Words with Light:Hasidic and Mystical Reflections on Jewish Prayer By ... x 9,160 pp,Quality PB,ISBN 1-58023-020-2 $16.95 Eyes Remade for Wonder:A Lawrence Kushner Reader Introduction byThomas Moore ...

Author: Joseph B. Meszler

Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing

ISBN: 9781580233095

Category: Religion

Page: 140

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A deeply personal exploration of Judaism's most sacred statement. Delve into the spiritual history of the Sh'ma and claim your own personal meaning in these enduring words. Traces the Sh ma through the ages and in the lives of Jewish historical figures."
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Awakening to Kabbalah

Filling Words with Light:Hasidic and Mystical Reflections on Jewish Prayer By Lawrence Kushner and Nehemia Polen ... ISBN 1-58023-020-2 $16.95 Eyes Remade for Wonder:A Lawrence Kushner Reader Introduction byThomas Moore 6 x 9,240 pp ...

Author: Michael Laitman

Publisher: Laitman Kabbalah Publishers

ISBN: 9781580232647

Category: Religion

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An awe-filled introduction to an ancient wisdom tradition. Provides you with a deeper understanding of the fundamental teachings of Kaballah, and how you can use this wisdom the clarify your relationship with others and the world around you.
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Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America African diaspora traditions and other American innovations

Some introduced into Messianic service rites the wearing of Talitot, the traditional Jewish prayer shawls, reading from the Torah as part of the service, chanting prayers according to traditional Jewish melodies, and carrying the major ...

Author: Eugene V. Gallagher

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 0275987175

Category: Cults

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Annotation. Most new or alternative religious are gravely misunderstood by members of the religious mainstream. Labeled cults or sects, groups and their members are often ridiculed or otherwise disregarded as weird and potentially dangerous by the populace at large. Despite their efforts at educating the general public, the various anti- and counter-cult activists have in fact promoted much more mis-understanding than accurate understanding of the religious lives of some of their fellow citizens. Consequently, they have helped to create a very hostile environment for anyone whose religious practices do not fit within a so-called mainstream. This set rectifies the situation by presenting accurate, comprehensive, authoritative and accessible accounts of various new and alternative religious movements that have been and are active in American society, and it addresses ways of understanding new and alternative religions within a broader context. Determining what actually constitutes a new or alternative religion is a subject of constant debate. Questions arise as to a new faith's legitimacy, beliefs, methods of conversion, and other facets of a religious movement's viability and place in a given culture. How a religion gains recognition by the mainstream, which often labels such new movements as cults, is fraught with difficulty, tension, and fear. Here, experts delineate the boundaries and examine the various groups, beliefs, movements, and other issues related to new faiths and alternative beliefs. Readers will come away with a fuller understanding of the religious landscape in America today. Volume 1: History and Controversies discusses the foundations of new and alternative religions in the United States and addresses the controversies that surround them. This volume helps readers better understand what makes a new or alternative belief system a religion and the issues involved. Volume 2: Jewish and Christian Traditions explores the various new religions that have grown out of these two Abrahamic faiths. Groups such as the Shakers, the People's Temple, the Branch Davidians, Jehovah's Witnesses and others are examined. Volume 3: Metaphysical, New Age, and Neopagan Movements looks at Shamanism, Spiritualism, Wicca, and Paganism, among other movements, as they have developed and grown in the U.S. These faiths have found new and devoted followers yet are often misunderstood. Volume 4: Asian Traditions focuses on those new and alternative religions that have been inspired by Asian religious traditions. From Baha'i to Soka Gakkai, from Adidam to the Vedanta Society, contributors look at a full range of groups practicing and worshiping in the U.S. today. Volume 5: African Diaspora Traditions and Other American Innovations examines the various traditions linked to the African diaspora such as Rastafarianism, Santeria, and the Nation of Islam, alongside traditions that are truly American incarnations like Scientology, UFO religions, and Heaven's Gate. Some of the new and alternative religions covered in these pages include: ; Shamanism ; Wicca ; Black Israelites ; Santeria ; Scientology ; Elan Vital ; Hare Krishna ; Soka Gakkai ; and many more
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Jewish Prayer and Worship

(A Seabury paperback, SP 43) "Bibliography for the prayers": pages [125]-126. "General bibliography": p. [127]-128. (copyright 1965 by SCM press, London).

Author: William Wynn Simpson

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ISBN: PSU:000004724728

Category: Jews

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(A Seabury paperback, SP 43) "Bibliography for the prayers": pages [125]-126. "General bibliography": p. [127]-128. (copyright 1965 by SCM press, London).
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Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America Five Volumes

Some introduced into Messianic service rites the wearing of Talitot, the traditional Jewish prayer shawls, reading from the Torah as part of the service, chanting prayers according to traditional Jewish melodies, and carrying the major ...

Author: Eugene V. Gallagher

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313050787

Category: Cults

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Suffering Time Philosophical Kabbalistic and asidic Reflections on Temporality

In Studies in Jewish Religious and Intellectual History Presented to Alexander Altmann on the Occasion of His Seventieth ... Hasidic Prayer. ... With a foreword by Micky James and a new introduction by Eugene Taylor and Jeremy Carrette.

Author: Elliot R. Wolfson

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004449343

Category: Philosophy

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No one theory of time is pursued in the essays of this volume, but a major theme that threads them together is Wolfson’s signature idea of the timeswerve as a linear circularity or a circular linearity, expressions that are meant to avoid the conventional split between the two temporal modalities of the line and the circle.
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Teaching Tefilah

Aspects of Rabbinic Theology : With a New Introduction by Neil Gillman , Including the Original Preface of 1909 and the Introduction by Louis Finkelstein ... On the Doorposts of Your House : Prayers and Ceremonies for the Jewish Home .

Author: Bruce Kadden

Publisher: Behrman House, Inc

ISBN: 0867050861

Category: Judaism

Page: 199

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Parts I through IV of Teaching Tefilah contain fifteen chapters, each dealing with a section of the worship service or a topic related to prayer. Part V, new in this expanded revised edition, contains six new essays reflecting on recent trends in Jewish worship.
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Entering Jewish Prayer

More than a "how-to" guide, this resource deals with basic issues for the modern worshiper, the historial compilation of the Siddur, and much more.

Author: Reuven Hammer

Publisher: Schocken

ISBN: 9780307772558

Category: Religion

Page: 368

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This engaging and informative book provides an introduction to the liturgy of the Siddur--the Jewish prayerbook. More than a "how-to" guide, this resource deals with basic issues for the modern worshiper, the historial compilation of the Siddur, and much more.
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Making Prayer Real

The resources here include Abraham Joshua Heschel's not-to-be-missed classic text on Jewish prayer, Lawrence Hoffman's relevant and readable general introduction to Jewish prayer, and Yitzhak Buxbaum's practical advice on praying with ...

Author: Mike Comins

Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing

ISBN: 9781580234177

Category: Religion

Page: 280

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Join over fifty Jewish spiritual leaders from all denominations in a candid conversation about the why and how of prayer: how prayer changes us and how to discern a response from God. In this fascinating forum, they share the challenges of prayer, what it means to pray, how to develop your own personal prayer voice, and how to rediscover meaning and God's presence in the traditional Jewish prayer book. Book jacket.
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Jews Bible and Prayer

An English Translation with Introduction and Commentary (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1957). Reif, S. C., Jewish Prayer Texts from the Cairo Genizah. A Selection of Manuscripts at Cambridge University Library, Introduced, Transcribed, ...

Author: Stefan C. Reif

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110486704

Category: Religion

Page: 385

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In his articles Stefan Reif deas with Jewish biblical exegesis and the close analysis of the evolution of Jewish prayer texts. Some fourteen of these that appeared in various collective volumes are here made more easily available, together with a major new study of Numbers 13, an introduction and extensive indexes. Reif attempts to establish whether there is any linguistic, literary and exegetical value in the traditional Jewish interpretation of the Hebrew Bible for the modern scientific approach to such texts and whether such an approach itself is always free of theological bias. He demonstrates how Jewish liturgical texts may illuminate religious teachings about wisdom, history, peace, forgiveness, and divine metaphors. Also clarified in these essays are notions of David, Greek and Hebrew, divine metaphors, and the liturgical use of the Hebrew Bible.
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Kabbalah

An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism Byron L. Sherwin. Hasidism in English than on any other historical major trend of Jewish mysticism . ... Also notable is Louis Jacobs , Hasidic Prayer ( New York : Schocken Books , 1973 ) .

Author: Byron L. Sherwin

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0742543641

Category: Religion

Page: 249

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Byron Sherwin's book is a primer for course-work and for those seeking to understand Jewish mysticism on its own terms, Kabbalah provides a comprehensive, accessible introduction to Jewish mysticism, organized around five models of Jewish mystical theology and experience: Normal Mysticism, Mystical Intimacy, Addressing God's Needs, Drawing Down Divine Grace, and Prophetic Kabbalah. Sherwin's Kabbalah: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism is a scholarly, yet accessible work that includes primary texts in translation.
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Ancient Jewish Prayers and Emotions

Moore, C.A., Tobit: A New Translation with Introduction and Commentary (AB 40A), New York: Doubleday, 1996. Nicklas, T., Tobit/Tobitbuch, in: www.wibilex.de (latest update: July 2005) <04/27/2011>Nova vulgata bibliorum Sacrorum edition.

Author: Stefan C. Reif

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110386080

Category: Religion

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Introducing My Faith and My Community

Traditional Prayers, Modern Commentaries Edited by Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman Provides diverse and exciting commentary to the traditional liturgy, helping modern men and women find new wisdom in Jewish prayer, and bring liturgy into ...

Author: Kerry M. Olitzky

Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing

ISBN: 9781580231923

Category: Religion

Page: 148

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"This guide will introduce you to Judaism in easy-to-understand terms and language. Whether you are married to or dating a Jewish man or woman, or are the parent, sibling, or friend of someone in an interfaith relationship, you will find this book to be a thorough and accessible entry to the Jewish faith and the cultural and social institutions of the Jewish world in America. Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky speaks directly to you, a person who stands on the periphery of Jewish culture and is only now beginning to move into the circle of Jewish faith and life."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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The Way Into Jewish Prayer

... Introduction byThomas Moore 6 x 9,240 pp, Quality PB, 978-1-58023-042-1 $18.95 FillingWords with Light: Hasidic and Mystical Reflections on Jewish ... Will help you find new wisdom in Jewish prayer, and bring liturgy into your life.

Author: Lawrence A. Hoffman

Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing

ISBN: 9781580232012

Category: Religion

Page: 186

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An accessible introduction to the reasons for and the ways of Jewish prayer. The Way Into Jewish Prayer helps us to explore the reasons for and the ways of Jewish prayer. It opens the door to 3,000 years of Jewish prayer, making available all you need to feel at home in the Jewish way of communicating with God.
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

Maurice Lamm, The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning (New York, 1969). Eric Meyers, Jewish Ossuaries: ... After the Talmudic period, Jewish liturgy was expanded with the introduction of poetic embellishments of the prayers, the *piyyut.

Author: Adele Berlin

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199730049

Category: Reference

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion has been the go-to resource for students, scholars, and researchers in Judaic Studies since its 1997 publication. The Dictionary covers more than three millennia of Jewish religious thought, custom, law, and practice, from traditional approaches to Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist, and post-denominational Judaism. The new edition includes recent and changing rituals in the Jewish community, such as thegrowing trend of baby-naming ceremonies and the founding of gay/lesbian synagogues.
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