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The Spirit within MeSelf and Agency in Ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism

The Spirit within Me: Self and Agency in Ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism

Carol A. Newsom

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300208689
eISBN:
9780300262964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208689.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book examines changing models of the self in ancient Israel and Second Temple Judaism. Although all humans possess certain neurophysiological structures and processes that underlie the sense of ... More

Hell Hath No FuryGender, Disability, and the Invention of Damned Bodies in Early Christian Literature

Hell Hath No Fury: Gender, Disability, and the Invention of Damned Bodies in Early Christian Literature

Meghan R. Henning

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300223118
eISBN:
9780300262667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300223118.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Engaging ancient medical texts, inscriptions, ancient philosophy, early church fathers, and apocalypses, this book demonstrates that early Christian depictions of hell intensified and preserved ... More

Introduction to the ApocryphaJewish Books in Christian Bibles

Introduction to the Apocrypha: Jewish Books in Christian Bibles

Lawrence M. Wills

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300248791
eISBN:
9780300258769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300248791.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Apocrypha or deuterocanonical texts of the Bible were Jewish texts that were included in Christian Old Testaments over and above the books of the Jewish Bible, although in the ancient period both ... More

Divine AccountingTheo-Economics in Early Christianity

Divine Accounting: Theo-Economics in Early Christianity

Jennifer A. Quigley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253160
eISBN:
9780300258165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253160.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book shows how the divine was an active participant in the economic spheres of the ancient Mediterranean world. Gods and goddesses were represented as owning goods, holding accounts, and ... More

Islamic Thought in AfricaThe Collected Works of Afa Ajura (1910-2004) and the Impact of Ajuraism on Northern Ghana

Islamic Thought in Africa: The Collected Works of Afa Ajura (1910-2004) and the Impact of Ajuraism on Northern Ghana

Alhaj Yusuf Salih Ajura

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780300207118
eISBN:
9780300258202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207118.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This is the first English translation of and commentary on the collected poems of Alhaj Yusuf Salih Ajura (1910–2004), a northern Ghanaian orthodox Islamic scholar, poet, and polemicist known as Afa ... More

The Faiths of OthersA History of Interreligious Dialogue

The Faiths of Others: A History of Interreligious Dialogue

Thomas Albert Howard

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300249897
eISBN:
9780300258561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300249897.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In recent decades, organizations committed to interreligious or interfaith dialogue have proliferated, both in the Western and non-Western worlds. Why, how so, and what exactly is interreligious ... More

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

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