all ebooks in category: Jewish History of Religion (23)

Jews in the Hellenistic and Roman Cities
English | May 15, 2002 | ISBN: 0415186382, 0415692490 | True PDF | 264 pages | 2.6 MB

Articles examine the city of Jerusalem and other Jewish communities of the Mediterranean diaspora, as reflected in the writings of Luke, Josephus and Philo. Topics …

The Grandees: America's Sephardic Elite
English | December 1st, 2015 | ISBN: 149302468X | 394 pages | EPUB | 2.00 MB

The true story of the first Jewish immigrants to the New World, their private society and stunning success, and their lasting impact on contemporary America …

The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492
English | 2012 | ISBN: 0691144877, 0691163510 | 344 pages | EPUB + azw3 | 2 + 2,5 MB

In 70 CE, the Jews were an agrarian and illiterate people living mostly in the Land of Israel and Mesopotamia. By 1492 the Jewish people …

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The Rise of the Inquisition: An Introduction to the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions
English | June 6, 2017 | ISBN: 1547222875 | EPUB | 170 pages | 2.9 MB

Persecution. Torture. Death. Secrecy. Thousands of Jews forcibly converted to Christianity in Spain and Portugal were subjected to religious persecution for continuing to adhere to …

Moses Mendelssohn: Sage of Modernity
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0300161751 | PDF | pages: 248 | 1.4 mb

The “German Socrates,” Moses Mendelssohn (1729–1786) was the most influential Jewish thinker of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. A Berlin celebrity and a major figure …

Confronting Hate: The Untold Story of the Rabbi Who Stood Up for Human Rights, Racial Justice, and Religious Reconciliation
English | June 25th, 2019 | ISBN: 1510745394 | 416 pages | EPUB | 10.23 MB

In this biography, Gerald and Deborah Strober draw from original source materials and numerous interviews to detail the life and career of the esteemed Rabbi …

Women in the Military Orders of the Crusades
English | ISBN: 023011413X | 2012 | 251 pages | PDF | 3 MB

This study of the female members of the Order or Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem in the High Middle Ages analyses their presence in …

The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492
English | ISBN: 0691144877 | 2012 | 344 pages | PDF | 2 MB

In 70 CE, the Jews were an agrarian and illiterate people living mostly in the Land of Israel and Mesopotamia. By 1492 the Jewish people …

«The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount» by Gershom Gorenberg
English | ISBN: 9780743216210 | EPUB | 0.4 MB

The new millennium dawned quietly, defying modern-day prophets of apocalypse. Yet for countless believers around the globe ­- Christians, Jews and Muslims – anticipation that …

Martin Buber: A Life of Faith and Dissent
English | March 26th, 2019 | ISBN: 030015304X | 440 pages | EPUB | 4.56 MB

The first major biography in English in over thirty years of the seminal modern Jewish thinker Martin Buber An authority on the twentieth-century philosopher Martin …