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NahmanidesLaw and Mysticism

Nahmanides: Law and Mysticism

Moshe Halbertal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300140910
eISBN:
9780300257014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300140910.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

A broad, systematic account of one of the most original and creative kabbalists, biblical interpreters, and Talmudic scholars the Jewish tradition has ever produced, Rabbi Moses b. Nahman ... More

The Jews and the Reformation

The Jews and the Reformation

Kenneth Austin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300186291
eISBN:
9780300187021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186291.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book examines the attitudes of various Christian groups in the Protestant and Catholic Reformations towards Jews, the Hebrew language, and Jewish learning. Martin Luther's writings are ... More

Jewish ChristianityThe Making of the Christianity-Judaism Divide

Jewish Christianity: The Making of the Christianity-Judaism Divide

Matt Jackson-McCabe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300180138
eISBN:
9780300182378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180138.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book argues that the concept of Jewish Christianity represents an enduring legacy of Christian apologetics. Freethinkers of the English Enlightenment created the category of Jewish Christianity ... More

The Christians Who Became JewsActs of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City

The Christians Who Became Jews: Acts of the Apostles and Ethnicity in the Roman City

Christopher Stroup

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300247893
eISBN:
9780300252187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300247893.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

When considering Jewish identity in Acts of the Apostles, scholars have often emphasized Jewish and Christian religious difference, an emphasis that masks the intersections of civic, ethnic, and ... More

Having the Spirit of ChristSpirit Possession and Exorcism in the Early Christ Groups

Having the Spirit of Christ: Spirit Possession and Exorcism in the Early Christ Groups

Giovanni B. Bazzana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300245622
eISBN:
9780300249514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300245622.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The earliest Christian writings are filled with stories of spirit possession and exorcism, which were crucial for the activity of the historical Jesus and for the practice of his earliest followers. ... More

Becoming Diaspora JewsBehind the Story of Elephantine

Becoming Diaspora Jews: Behind the Story of Elephantine

Karel van der Toorn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300243512
eISBN:
9780300249491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243512.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book tells the story of the earliest Jewish diaspora in Egypt in a way it has never been told before. In the fifth century BCE there was a Jewish community on Elephantine Island. Why they spoke ... More

How the Gospels Became HistoryJesus and Mediterranean Myths

How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths

M. D Litwa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300242638
eISBN:
9780300249484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242638.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The purpose of this book is to show why and how (what later became) the four canonical gospels take on a historical cast, a history-like “feel” that remains vitally important for many Christians ... More

Divine BodiesResurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity

Divine Bodies: Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity

Candida R. Moss

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179767
eISBN:
9780300187632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179767.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book is an exploration of what the New Testament has to say about the nature of resurrected bodies. It argues that previous scholarship and tradition has been shaped by Pauline discussions of ... More

The Temple in Early ChristianityExperiencing the Sacred

The Temple in Early Christianity: Experiencing the Sacred

Eyal Regev

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300197884
eISBN:
9780300245592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197884.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The first scholarly work to trace the Temple throughout the entire New Testament, this book examines Jewish and Christian attitudes toward the Temple in the first century and provides both Jews and ... More

American DharmaBuddhism Beyond Modernity

American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity

Ann Gleig

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300215809
eISBN:
9780300245042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215809.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The past couple of decades have witnessed Buddhist communities both continuing the modernization of Buddhism and questioning some of its limitations. This fascinating portrait of a rapidly changing ... More

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