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  1. Sefer Yesirah and Its Contexts
    Published: 19th February 2018
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  2. Jesus, Mary, and Joseph
    What was it like in the household of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph? The extracanonical Infancy Gospel of Thomas and the Protogospel of James offer some answers. In stories of household conflict, as well as in scenes of courage and love,... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 2017
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  3. Jews, Gentiles, and Other Animals
    In Jews, Gentiles, and Other Animals, Mira Beth Wasserman undertakes a close reading of Avoda Zara, arguably the Babylonian Talmud's most scandalous tractate. According to Wasserman, Avoda Zara is where this Talmud joins the humanities... Learn More
    Published: 21st April 2017
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  4. The Virgin in Song
    In The Virgin in Song, Thomas Arentzen explores the characterization of Mary in the songs of Romanos the Melodist, one of the greatest liturgical poets of Byzantium. Romanos's hymns shaped a figure, Arentzen argues, who related... Learn More
    Published: 4th April 2017
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  5. The Iranian Talmud
    The Iranian Talmud reexamines the Babylonian Talmud—one of Judaism's most central texts—in the light of Persian literature and culture, providing an unprecedented and accessible overview to the vibrant world of pre-Islamic... Learn More
    Published: 4th November 2016
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  6. Pious Irreverence
    Judaism is often described as a religion that tolerates, even celebrates arguments with God. In Pious Irreverence, Dov Weiss has written the first scholarly study of the premodern roots of this distinctively Jewish theology of... Learn More
    Published: 26th July 2016
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  7. The Corporeal Imagination
    Focusing on saintly human bodies as relics, animated icons, and performers of the holy in hagiography, this book analyzes how Christians in late antiquity saw the material world with new eyes as a medium for the disclosure of... Learn More
    Published: 5th January 2016
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  8. Spiritual Taxonomies and Ritual Authority
    Spiritual Taxonomies and Ritual Authority recounts how philosophers of the late third century C.E. organized the spirit world into hierarchies, positioning themselves as high priests in the process. By establishing themselves... Learn More
    Published: 5th January 2016
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  9. Envisioning Islam
    The earliest and largest corpus of Christian writings on Islam was written in the Aramaic dialect of Syriac. Envisioning Islam shows how these previously neglected texts problematize modern perceptions of an exclusively hostile... Learn More
    Published: 24th June 2015
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  10. A Traveling Homeland
    In A Traveling Homeland, Daniel Boyarin makes the case that the Babylonian Talmud is a diasporist manifesto producing and defining the practices that constitute Jewish diasporic identity in the form of textual, interpretive communities... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2015
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  11. Scripture and Tradition
    Analyzing the layers of interpretation in the Sifra and the transformation of Rabbi Akiva's portrayal in rabbinic literature more broadly, Azzan Yadin-Israel traces an ideological shift toward scriptural authority and away from... Learn More
    Published: 9th December 2014
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  12. Liturgical Subjects
    Focusing on the practice of Byzantine Orthodoxy in Constantinople from the sixth to eleventh centuries, Liturgical Subjects examines how hymns, sermons, prayers, and art offered models for Christian self-recognition and scripts... Learn More
    Published: 9th October 2014
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  13. Zayd

    Zayd

    By David S. Powers

    Series Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    In Zayd, David S. Powers restores Muhammad's adopted son to his place at the center of the Islamic foundation narrative, arguing that Zayd is modeled on earlier biblical figures to address ideas about legitimate succession and... Learn More
    Published: 23rd May 2014
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  14. Violence and Belief in Late Antiquity
    Focusing on the shared vocabulary of images and ideas with which late ancient Christians and Muslims imagined the past, present, and future, this book seeks to understand why violent expressions of religious devotion became central... Learn More
    Published: 24th November 2008
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  15. Apocalypse of the Alien God
    Apocalypse of the Alien God shows that the fundamental break between the Platonic tradition and Judeo-Christianity began when the mystic Plotinus rejected the teachings of the Sethians, an influential group of Gnostics who operated... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 2014
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