Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol.

The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

vii DUKES ( EDWIN J.). Minister of St. Paul’s Chapel, Kentish Town, London; formerly London Society Mission-ary in China; author of Everyday Life in China. Feng- shui. DUNLOP ( F. W.), M. A., Ph. D. Minister at Annandale, Sydney, Australia. Essence. EHRHARDT ( CHRISTIAN EUGÈNE). Professeur honoraire de l’Université; Profes-seur à la Faculté libre de Théologie prot-estante de Paris; Pasteur à Bourg- la- Reine ( Consistoire de Paris). Equiprobabilism. ELWORTHY ( FREDERICK THOMAS). Author of The Evil Eye. Evil Eye. EUCKEN ( RUDOLF CHRISTOPH), Dr. theol. u. philos. Geheimer Rat; ordentlicher Professor der Philosophie an der Universität zu Jena; Verfasser von Hauptprobleme der Reli-gionsphilosophie der Gegenwart. Dualism. EVANS ( JOHN YOUNG), M. A., B. D. Professor of Church History and Patristic Literature at the Theological College, Abe-rystwyth. Erastianism. FAIRBANKS ( ARTHUR), Ph. D. ( Freiburg i. B.), Litt. D. ( Dartmouth College). Professor of Greek Literature and Greek Archæology in the State University of Iowa, 1900– 1906; in the University of Michigan, 1906– 1907; Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1907. Expiation and Atonement ( Greek), Family ( Greek). FALLAIZE ( EDWIN NICHOLAS COLLINGFORD), B. A. ( Oxon.). Late King Charles Exhibitioner, Exeter Col-lege, Oxford; Recorder, Section H ( Anthro-pology) of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Family ( Primitive). FORTESCUE ( ADRIAN), Ph. D., D. D. ( Innsbruck). Roman Catholic Priest at Letchworth; author of The Orthodox Eastern Church ( 1907), The Mass: A Study of the Roman Lit-urgy ( 1912). Febronianism. FOUCART ( GEORGE B.), Docteur ès- Lettres. Professeur d’Histoire des Religions à l’Univer-sité d’Aix- Marseille; Professeur à l’Institut Colonial de Marseille ( Religions et cou-tumes des peuples d’Afrique); Ancien In-specteur en chef du Service des Antiquités de l’Égypte; auteur de Histoire des Reli-gions et Méthode Comparative2 ( 1912). Dreams and Sleep ( Egyptian), Dualism ( Egyptian), Festivals and Fasts ( Egyp-tian). FRAZER ( ROBERT W.), LL. B., I. C. S. ( Retired). Lecturer in Tamil and Telugu, University College, London; Principal Librarian, Lon-don Institution; author of A Literary His-tory of India. Dravidians ( South India). GARDINER ( ALAN HENDERSON), D. Litt. ( Oxon.). Reader in Egyptology at Manchester Univer-sity; formerly Laycock Student of Egypt-ology at Worcester College, Oxford, and Sub- editor of the Hieroglyphic Dictionary of the German Academies at Berlin. Ethics and Morality ( Egyptian). GEDEN ( ALFRED S.), M. A. ( Oxon.), D. D. ( Aber.). Professor of Old Testament Languages and Literature, and of Comparative Religion, in the Wesleyan College, Richmond, Sur-rey; author of Studies in Religions of the East, Outlines of Introduction to the Hebrew Bible; translator of P. Deussen’s Philosophy of the Upanishads. Education ( Buddhist), Fate ( Buddhist). GEFFCKEN ( Dr. JOHANNES). Ordentlicher Professor der Klass. Philologie an der Universität zu Rostock. Euhemerism, Eumenides. GERIG ( JOHN LAWRENCE), M. A., Ph. D. Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Celtic in Columbia University, New York. Ethics and Morality ( Celtic). GERINI ( Colonel G. E.), M. R. A. S. Late Director of Military Education, R. Sia-mese Army; Honorary Member of the Siam Society. Festivals and Fasts ( Siamese). GOLDZIHER ( IGNAZ), Ph. D., D. Litt., LL. D. Professor of Semitic Philology in the Uni-versity of Budapest; Ord. Member and Class- President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences; Foreign Member of the Brit-ish Academy, of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, of the Royal Academy of Sciences, Berlin, of the In-dian Institute, The Hague, of the Jewish Historical Society of England, of the So-ciété Asiatique, Paris. Education ( Muslim). GRAY ( LOUIS HERBERT), Ph. D. Sometime Member of the Editorial Staff of the New International Encyclopædia, Ori-entalische Bibliographie, etc.; Member of the American and German Oriental Societ-ies, etc.; author of Indo- Iranian Phono-logy ( 1902); translator of Vasavadatta, a Sanskrit Romance by Subandhu ( 1912). Duelling, Education ( Persian), Eskimos, Ethics and Morality ( Polynesian), Eu-nuch, Expiation and Atonement ( In-troductory), Family ( Persian), Fate ( Ira-nian), Festivals and Fasts ( Iranian). GRAY ( Mrs. FLORENCE LILLIAN [ RIDLEY]). Member of the American Oriental Society. Easter Island. HALDANE ( ELIZABETH SANDERSON), LL. D. Author of Life of James Ferrier ( 1899), Life of Descartes ( 1905), and joint- translator of Hegel’s History of Philosophy ( 1892), and The Philosophical Works of Descartes ( 1911– 12). Encyclopædists. HALL ( H. R.), M. A., F. S. A. Assistant in the Department of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities in the British Museum. Expiation and Atonement ( Egyptian), Family ( Egyptian), Fate ( Egyptian). HANNAY ( JAMES OWEN), M. A. Rector of Westport, Co. Mayo. Eustathius. AUTHORS OF ARTICLES IN THIS VOLUMEAnd— Art | Art— Bun | Bur— Con | Con— Dra | Dra— Fic | Fic— Hyk | Hym— Lib | Lif— Mul | Mun— Phr | Pic— Sac | Sac— Sud | Suf— Zwi P  a g e      V i e w Search | F i n d | H o m e | Index   P a g e      V i e w

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Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion and Law. Vol. III
Many traces of the old modes of life and thought survive in the form of folklore. A few such relics of ruder times, as they are preserved like fossils in the Old Testament, are illustrated and explained by the author in this book. In the third volume The Keepers of the Threshold, the Bird-Sanctuary, The Silent Widow, and other stories are discussed.

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Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue Music


Studies in Jewish Education II: Jewish Educational Research in Diaspora
History, trends and problems with the Jewish education in America.

Zionism at the UN: A Diary of the First Days
This book records in diary form the events the author was involved in as an emissary of the Political Department of the Jewish Agency for Palestine to the United Nations Conference, meeting in San Francisco in the late spring and early summer of 1945. The demand for a Jewish state on the official level was first made clear at this conference.

La America: The Sephardic Experience in the United States
The story of the Jewish immigration to the United States of the Levantine Sephardim who entered the United States between 1899 and 1925.

Volume 6, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Medieval Ketubot from Sefarad, Hispania Judaica v. 11
A careful examination of legal and historic aspects of 30 ketubots from various medieval Hispanic kingdoms; includes their comparison.

Topics In Hebrew and Semitic Linguistics


Maimonides: Torah and Philosophic Quest
In this original study, noted scholar and theologian David Hartman discusses the relation between Maimonides' halakhic writings and The Guide of the Perplexed. This pioneering work earned Dr. Hartman a National Jewish Book Award for a book on Jewish thought.

Studia Biblica Vol. 1
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The Anti-Chomsky Reader
Provocative essays that analyze Noam Chomsky's intellectual and political career: coverage includes Chomsky's contribution to linguistics, his hatred of Israel, gloating reaction to the September 11 attacks, as well as his collaboration with Holocaust revisionists, apologies Pol Pot, and others.

Hebrew Ethical Wills
This volume includes specimens which, either as complete texts or as extracts, are representative of the type of literature known as Ethical Wills. The testaments give an intimate insight into the personal religion of Jews and Jewish experience through many centuries.

The International Critical Commentary (ICC): HAGGAI, ZECHARIAH, MALACHI AND JONAH
For all the talk about Bible being a source of Western ethics, Mitchell's is one of the very few books extant that pays more then a lip service to this concept.

The Mystical Element in Judaism
An alternative to Gershom Scholem's view of Kabbalah by one of the greatest Jewish thinkers; a succinct yet much revealing introduction to Jewish mysticism.

Biblical and Oriental Studies (2 volumes)
Two-volume set of U. Cassuto's Biblical and Ancient Oriental Texts essays.

Consolation for the Tribulations of Israel
Many centuries ago a thoughtful and scholarly Jew asked the question: Why do the righteous suffer? Anxious to help us reach out for an answer, a brilliant young scholar, Martin A. Cohen, has prepared a translation of Consolaçam as tribulaçoens de Israel, a history of the Jews written by a Portuguese Marrano who had witnessed the tragic events that befell his people in Portugal in the first half of the sixteenth century.

Meeting of Cultures and Clash of Cultures


Jews, Pagans and Christians In Conflict
A fresh look at the propaganda wars between Jews and Pagans as well as Christians and Pagans during the first centuries of the common era.

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New Heart, New Spirit: Biblical Humanism for Modern Israel
New Heart, New Spirit confronts the ethical and moral values of the Bible in the context of the critical situation that Israel and Zionism are facing. It is an outcry and a challenge to the xenophobic movements focused on “holy wars,” power, land, and blood.

Come Under the Wings: A Midrash on Ruth
Grace Goldin makes the character of Ruth more vivid in her poetry. Two classical idioms, that of the Jewish imagination, and that of English verse, are strikingly joined in the book.

ARAMAIC OSTRACA OF THE FOURTH CENTURY BC FROM IDUMAEA
The 201 of containing in the book Aramaic ostraca dating 361-311 BC are almost exclusive source for the study of the ethnic structure and the economic life for end of the Persian rule in the Land of Israel and the beginning of the Hellenistic period.

Tractate Ta'anis: Commentary and Study Guide
This is hard-core serious commentary on traditional Jewish belief that climatic conditions are entirely dependent upon the deeds of people. Taanis, one of the most interesting Talmudic Tractates, explicates this principle.

Candles in the Night: Jewish Tales by Gentile Authors
To keep aglow the candles of human sympathy, the editor has compiled nearly a thousand items of significant non-Jewish literary and historical expression about the Jews. This volume includes twenty-three short stories and episodes from fourteen different national literatures.

Commentary on the New Testament from the Talmud and Hebraica Vol.1
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Conversos on Trial. Hispania Judaica, v. 3
This story is eloquently related on the basis of Inquisition files which depict the Conversos' deep yearning to their Jewish past and the ultimate sacrifice they were prepared to offer for their continued adherence to their ancestral faith.

Mishnayoth


The International Critical Commentary (ICC): NUMBERS
A major work of interpretation, which served--according to Baruch Levin's own words--as “anchor and compass” for his Anchor Bible commentary on Numbers.

THE CONCILIATOR


What is Jewish Literature?
What Is Jewish Literature? is a richly thoughtful analysis and comprehensive overview of what defines Jewish literature. It is an international collection, an enduring contribution to the literary resource for the those who strive to appreciate, evaluate, and understand the varied riches of Jewish writing.

The Responsa Literature
An interesting presentation of an extraordinary type of correspondence between communities and foremost Jewish authorities during the past fifteen hundred years by which social, economic and religious problems were discussed and solved.

The Jews of Santa Coloma de Queralt. Hispania Judaica, v. 6
A reconstruction of the Jewish life in a small community, on the basis of notary acts found in local archives.

Education in Israel
Education in Israel gives a full account of the present school system in Israel and should be of interest to educationists of the modern world. For Israel is a microcosm of the modern world.

To Dwell in Unity: The Jewish Federation Movement in America Since 1960
The 1960s and 1970s were years of turbulent events and historic changes for the Jewish federations of North America. The book▓s title was chosen because unity is the hallmark of the federations. It is this unity that has pervaded the many federation developments in the historic and dramatic years of the 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s.

Jewish Pioneers and Patriots
In Jewish Pioneers and Patriots, Lee M. Friedman has unearthed an amazing store of fresh information about the connections of the Jews with America from the times even before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth down to the first World War.

The Jews of Navarre in the Late Middle Ages. Hispania Judaica, v. 4
Documented depiction of the economic activities of the Jews and their work at the service of the Crown in this Christian kingdom.

THE BOOK OF JUDGES


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Mystic Tales from the Zohar
A translation of eight of the most interesting narratives found in the Zohar. In addition, the book contains a comprehensive introduction, a glossary, notes, and a bibliography.

Dawn Over Baghdad
Gripping, up-to-the-minute report on America's most urgent national struggle today, as seen through the eyes of the U.S. servicemen and Iraqis who are trying to make a new country out of the most dangerous place in the world; distinct contrast to the gloomy picture of America's presence in this war zone so often painted by the mainstream media.

Legends of the Bible
This is storytelling with a grain of salt and a lot of wit; tales springing from the antiquity of oral tradition, told with sheer delight in the glory of a book transformed by a hundred generations whose daily thoughts and deeds were transformed by The Book.

The Ambivalent American Jew: Politics, Religion, and Family in American Jewish Life
This book depicts the evolution of American Judaism from its European roots illustrating this theme by focusing on special segments of the community and on Jewish political liberalism, the great effort of American Jews to reshape their political environment to minimize the survival-integration tension.

The Ambivalent American Jew: Politics, Religion, and Family in American Jewish Life
This book depicts the evolution of American Judaism from its European roots illustrating this theme by focusing on special segments of the community and on Jewish political liberalism, the great effort of American Jews to reshape their political environment to minimize the survival-integration tension.

Volume 9, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Volume 3, The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Created by Reform Rabbis and Jewish Scholars, many of whom escaped from Nazi Germany, the Encyclopedia exhibits a unique sensitivity to all forms of anti-Semitic agitation and malice and makes every effort to find allies among others, especially Christians, to forge a shield for Jewish people in the face of the coming catastrophe.

Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics Vol. 11
The most comprehensive work in its class; includes articles on all religions, ethical systems and movements, religious beliefs and customs, philosophical ideas, moral practices, as well as related subjects in anthropology, mythology, folklore, relevant areas of biology, psychology, economics and sociology.

THE EIGHT CHAPTERS OF MAIMONIDES ON ETHICS


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Ethics of Responsibility: Pluralistic Approaches to Conventional Ethics
Ethics of Responsibility bridges the gap between liberal Jewish philosophy and modern Orthodoxy. It is thoughtful reading for both the Jewish and non-Jewish scholar, teacher, and for all readers interested in the study of ethics and morality.