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Product Description: Sacrifice is a well known form of ritual in many world religions. Although the actual practice of animal sacrifice was largely abolished in the later history of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, it is still recalled through biblical stories, the ritual calendar and community events...read more
By Alberdina Houtman (editor), Marcel Poorthuis (editor), Joshua Schwartz (editor) and Yossi Turner (editor)

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9789004284159 | Brill Academic Pub, November 28, 2014, cover price $181.00 | About this edition: Sacrifice is a well known form of ritual in many world religions.

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Product Description: The papers in this volume are organized around the ambition to reboot the writing of history about Jews and Christians in the first two centuries CE. Many are convinced of the need for a new perspective on this crucial period that saw both the birth of rabbinic Judaism and apostolic Christianity and their parting of ways...read more
By Joshua Schwartz (editor) and Peter J. Tomson (editor)

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9789004278394 | Brill Academic Pub, August 21, 2014, cover price $223.00 | About this edition: The papers in this volume are organized around the ambition to reboot the writing of history about Jews and Christians in the first two centuries CE.

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9780373072132, titled "Two Alone" | Harlequin Books, November 1, 1987, cover price $2.75 | also contains Two Alone

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Product Description: A Holy People investigates the various ways in which Jews and Christians define their religious identity, people or community, as being holy. Keeping in mind that historical studies can offer food for thought regarding contemporary issues, the study offers a large collection of essays, relating to the biblical, patristic and medieval period and especially to the modern period...read more
By Marcel Poorthuis (editor) and Joshua Schwartz (editor)

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9789004150522 | Brill Academic Pub, May 1, 2006, cover price $198.00 | About this edition: A Holy People investigates the various ways in which Jews and Christians define their religious identity, people or community, as being holy.

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Product Description: This volume deals with the role of saints and exemplary individuals in Judaism and Christianity. Although sharing the Hebrew Bible and recognizing the same Biblical figures there, both religions have developed widely divergent perspectives upon the significance of these figures, although there are occasional common motifs and themes...read more
By Marcel Poorthuis (editor) and Joshua Schwartz (editor)

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9789004126145 | Brill Academic Pub, December 1, 2003, cover price $213.00 | About this edition: This volume deals with the role of saints and exemplary individuals in Judaism and Christianity.

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Product Description: Purity has long been recognized as one of the essential drives which determines humankind's relationship with the holy. Codes of purity and impurity, dealing with such far-ranging topics as 'external stains' and 'inner remorse', represent the physical and 'bodily' side of religious experience and provide the key to the understanding of human orientation to nature, and the structure of society, including even relationships between the sexes...read more
By Marcel Poorthuis (editor) and Joshua Schwartz (editor)

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9789004114180 | Brill Academic Pub, May 1, 1999, cover price $174.00 | About this edition: Purity has long been recognized as one of the essential drives which determines humankind's relationship with the holy.

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Product Description: Time and space can take on a sacred nature in both Judaism and Christianity accompanied by a permanent critical attitude towards the sacred. Conceptions of sacredness imply a conception of community and of society at large. This study investigates the different attitudes toward sacred time and space from an interdisciplinary perspective, ranging from the Biblical period through Qumran, Patristics, Rabbinics, archaeology and theology to modern and even to post-modern rituals...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Alberdina Houtman (editor), Marcel Poorthuis (editor) and Joshua Schwartz (editor)

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9789004112339 | Brill Academic Pub, July 1, 1998, cover price $197.00 | About this edition: Time and space can take on a sacred nature in both Judaism and Christianity accompanied by a permanent critical attitude towards the sacred.

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