Hebrew Illuminations Coloring Book

Hebrew Illuminations Coloring Book
Author: Adam Rhine
Pages: 80
ISBN: 1631362399
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Release: 2016-07-01
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Explore the ancient and enduring spirit of the Jewish tradition with this exquisite coloring book for adults. Jewish artist Adam Rhine has created intricate Judaic motifs such as Magen Davids, menorahs, and Hebrew calligraphy for you to bring to vivid life with the colors of your choice. Each illustration is paired with verses from the Torah, Psalms, and the Prophets that enlighten the reader and encourage further study into the meanings of the carefully selected themes.

Hebrew Illuminations

Hebrew Illuminations
Author: Adam Rhine,Louise Temple
Pages: 99
ISBN: 1591793459
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Release: 2006
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A stunning collection of divine masterpieces from a visionary artist features dozens of images in honor of Jewish holidays, Torah passages, Sabbath practices, and more, accompanied by supplementary instruction that invites the contemplation of hidden meanings.

Hebrew Illuminations Calendar

Hebrew Illuminations Calendar
Author: Anonim
Pages: 30
ISBN: 1602373604
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Release: 2010-07
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Illuminations

Illuminations
Author: Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki
Pages: 360
ISBN: 0738701866
Available:
Release: 2003
Editor: Llewellyn Worldwide Limited
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Renowned author and mystic Ashcroft-Nowicki shares a magical healing process she discovered during her own dark night--a system based on the mystical energies of the Hebrew letters. Illustrations.

Hebrew Illuminations

Hebrew Illuminations
Author: Adam Rhine
Pages: 16
ISBN: 1631362755
Available:
Release: 2017
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"The spirit of Jewish tradition comes alive in the Hebrew Illuminations 2017-2018 Jewish calendar, featuring sacred letters and words from Jewish scripture. Jewish artist Adam Rhine's stunning Judaic paintings combine modern aesthetics with the influence of medieval illuminated manuscripts and lettering. This unique calendar features the final eleven letters of the Hebrew alphabet plus five illuminations of significant Jewish themes, such as Gavishi Menorah (the Crystalline Menorah) and Mizrach (The East)."--

Hebrew Illumination

Hebrew Illumination
Author: William Winslow Hall
Pages: 317
ISBN: UVA:X030736411
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Release: 1923
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Jews Among Christians

Jews Among Christians
Author: Sarit Shalev-Eyni
Pages: 227
ISBN: 1905375093
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Release: 2010
Editor: Harvey Miller Pub
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Jews among Christians explores a corpus of illuminated Hebrew manuscripts of the Lake Constance region produced in the first decades of the fourteenth century. The author Sarit Shalev-Eyni, Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, provides a detailed and insightful study of the content, design, and iconography of the illustrations and decorations of a group of Ashkenahzi codices, thereby uncovering a surprising interface between Jews and Christians in the urban workshops of the time. Here, Christian artists would include midrashic components required by their Jewish instructor while drawing on the iconographic traditions of their Christian education, and artists of both religions were able to represent their own theological attitudes as well as profane tendencies and parody - in short, the various aspects of late medieval culture.A close comparison with the well-known Gradual of St. Katharinenthal, now in Zurich, and manuscripts such as the Schocken Bible, formerly in Jerusalem, and the Tripartite Mahzor -- originally bound as two volumes, but now split between Budapest, London and Oxford -- places the corpus firmly in the Lake Constance region and all but confirms the instructor to be one Hayyim, the scribe. The author's discussion of Hayyim's life and work and her historical overview of the relations between Jews and Christians in the final chapters of the book deepens our understanding of the religious and cultural dialogue between the two faiths not only in the production of this group of manuscripts but in the course of every-day life in the Middle Ages.

The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Approaches to the Hebrew Bible

The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Approaches to the Hebrew Bible
Author: Susanne Scholz
Pages: 640
ISBN: 9780190077501
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Release: 2020-10-01
Editor: Oxford University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Approaches to the Hebrew Bible brings together 37 essential essays written by leading international scholars, examining crucial points of analysis within the field of feminist Hebrew Bible studies. Organized into four major areas - globalization, neoliberalism, media, and intersectionality - the essays collectively provide vibrant, relevant, and innovative contributions to the field. The topics of analysis focus heavily on gender and queer identity, with essays touching on African, Korean, and European feminist hermeneutics, womanist and interreligious readings, ecofeminist and animal biblical studies, migration biblical studies, the role of gender binary voices in evangelical-egalitarian approaches, and the examination of scripture in light of trans women's voices. The volume also includes essays examining the Old Testament as recited in music, literature, film, and video games. The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Approaches to the Hebrew Bible charts a culturally, hermeneutically, and exegetically cutting-edge path for the ongoing development of biblical studies grounded in feminist, womanist, gender, and queer perspectives.

Illuminations by Philo of Alexandria Selected Studies on Interpretation in Philo Paul and the Revelation of John

Illuminations by Philo of Alexandria  Selected Studies on Interpretation in Philo  Paul and the Revelation of John
Author: Peder Borgen
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9789004452787
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Release: 2021-05-25
Editor: BRILL
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This volume contains a collection of 17 essays on Philo, written by prof. em. Peder Borgen between 1987 and 2018.

A Feminist Companion to Ruth and Esther

A Feminist Companion to Ruth and Esther
Author: Athalya Brenner-Idan
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780567475121
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Release: 1999-04-01
Editor: A&C Black
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The second series of Feminist Companions moves beyond the confines of sex- and gender-specific issues and studies of biblical women. Biblical feminist critics now address contemporary life situations, marginalization and a range of questions once not thought accessible to such critique. Feminist theory has also continued a rapid evolution. Among the topics included in this volume are composition, Torah, Ruth-the-Cat, female networking-together with much else to inform and stimulate female (and male) biblical scholars and non-scholars.

Musical Illuminations of Genesis Narratives

Musical Illuminations of Genesis Narratives
Author: Helen Leneman
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780567673749
Available:
Release: 2017-11-16
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This volume examines the stories of Genesis in music, showing how musical settings can illuminate many of the Bible's most noted tales. Helen Leneman studies oratorios, operas and songs (as well as their librettos) to shed light on how Genesis has been understood and experienced over time. Examining an extensive range of musical settings of stories from the book of Genesis, Leneman offers an overview of chiefly 19th and 20th century musical engagements with this biblical text. Leneman first discusses how Eve's inner thoughts are explored by noted French composers Jules Massenet and Gabriel Fauré. The text then enters the deep waters of Noah's flood in examination of several compositions, including two unusual settings by Igor Stravinsky and Benjamin Britten, as well as more conventional settings by Saint-Saëns and Donizetti. Two major 19th century oratorio settings of Abraham's story by lesserknown German composers Martin Blumner and Karl Mangold provide fascinating illuminations of the Abraham narratives, whereas parts of Rebecca's story are found in works by César Franck, Ferdinand Hiller, and most unusually, by a French woman composer, Célanie Carissan. Finally, Leneman shows how Joseph's story was set in numerous oratorios (including by Handel) but that one of the most important works based on his story is an opera by 18th century French composer Etienne Méhul. In addition to discussing these larger 19th century works, Leneman also examines several interesting atonal 20th century works based on the stories of Eve and the Flood, shedding new light on the history of the interpretation of the Book of Genesis.

Museographs

Museographs
Author: Caron Caswell Lazar
Pages: 50
ISBN: 9781456609870
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Release: 2012-08-01
Editor: eBookIt.com
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Before the printing press introduced the notion of mass production to the Renaissance world, the written word was one of spiritual significance and unfathomable mystique. Sacred texts predominated and books were acceptable means of procuring religious thought. As harbinger of the book, the Illuminated Manuscript maintains a well-respected place in literary and artistic history, as well as in the record of human progress and creativity. Museograph's Illuminated Manuscripts gives rare scholarly attention to these Judeo-Christian, Islamic, and secular masterpieces. From the Byzantine Period to the Renaissance, it outlines the evolution of this textual art form. Religious themes that were common to illuminated texts for over one thousand years became progressively outnumbered as literacy spread beyond the religious community. Books were slowly evolving from status symbols to learning tools. The decorative content of illuminations also advanced through history's course. Virtually without border in the Byzantine Period, manuscripts resonated and simplicity befitting religious ceremonies and houses of worship. By the Romanesque Period, the appearance of the Bestiary indicated that a shift was on the horizon. The Winchester border, with its heavy frame and ornate gold bars, was wild with foliage and whimsical in its combination of human and bestial figures. Illuminated design gone organic! Illuminated Manuscripts is a sensory treasure of image and word. Subjects within this monograph embody a rich interdisciplinary history and continue to grow alongside man as his understanding of what is beautiful deepens and his ability to express it is actualized.

Illuminations

Illuminations
Author: Anonim
Pages: 36
ISBN: LCCN:90085142
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Release: 1990
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Victimhood Discourse in Contemporary Israel

Victimhood Discourse in Contemporary Israel
Author: Ilan Peleg
Pages: 222
ISBN: 9781498553513
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Release: 2019-04-24
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This book provides an analysis of the politics of victimhood in contemporary Israel and the Palestine. Its insights about victimhood are conceptual, empirical and comparative.

Medieval Jewish Civilization

Medieval Jewish Civilization
Author: Norman Roth
Pages: 701
ISBN: 0415937124
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Release: 2003
Editor: Taylor & Francis
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Looks at Jewish history and civilization during the Middle Ages, covering such topics as daily life, notable figures, Jewish-Christian relations, and the role of women in society.

Skies of Parchment Seas of Ink

Skies of Parchment  Seas of Ink
Author: Marc Michael Epstein
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780691165240
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Release: 2015-04-04
Editor: Princeton University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The love of books in the Jewish tradition extends back over many centuries, and the ways of interpreting those books are as myriad as the traditions themselves. Skies of Parchment, Seas of Ink offers the first full survey of Jewish illuminated manuscripts, ranging from their origins in the Middle Ages to the present day. Featuring some of the most beautiful examples of Jewish art of all time—including hand-illustrated versions of the Bible, the Haggadah, the prayer book, marriage documents, and other beloved Jewish texts—the book introduces readers to the history of these manuscripts and their interpretation. Edited by Marc Michael Epstein with contributions from leading experts, this sumptuous volume features a lively and informative text, showing how Jewish aesthetic tastes and iconography overlapped with and diverged from those of Christianity, Islam, and other traditions. Featured manuscripts were commissioned by Jews and produced by Jews and non-Jews over many centuries, and represent Eastern and Western perspectives and the views of both pietistic and liberal communities across the Diaspora, including Europe, Israel, the Middle East, and Africa. Magnificently illustrated with pages from hundreds of manuscripts, many previously unpublished or rarely seen, Skies of Parchment, Seas of Ink offers surprising new perspectives on Jewish life, presenting the books of the People of the Book as never before.

Cultural Exchange

Cultural Exchange
Author: Joseph Shatzmiller
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781400846092
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Release: 2013-07-21
Editor: Princeton University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Demonstrating that similarities between Jewish and Christian art in the Middle Ages were more than coincidental, Cultural Exchange meticulously combines a wide range of sources to show how Jews and Christians exchanged artistic and material culture. Joseph Shatzmiller focuses on communities in northern Europe, Iberia, and other Mediterranean societies where Jews and Christians coexisted for centuries, and he synthesizes the most current research to describe the daily encounters that enabled both societies to appreciate common artistic values. Detailing the transmission of cultural sensibilities in the medieval money market and the world of Jewish money lenders, this book examines objects pawned by peasants and humble citizens, sacred relics exchanged by the clergy as security for loans, and aesthetic goods given up by the Christian well-to-do who required financial assistance. The work also explores frescoes and decorations likely painted by non-Jews in medieval and early modern Jewish homes located in Germanic lands, and the ways in which Jews hired Christian artists and craftsmen to decorate Hebrew prayer books and create liturgical objects. Conversely, Christians frequently hired Jewish craftsmen to produce liturgical objects used in Christian churches. With rich archival documentation, Cultural Exchange sheds light on the social and economic history of the creation of Jewish and Christian art, and expands the general understanding of cultural exchange in brand-new ways. Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.

The Dutch Intersection

The Dutch Intersection
Author: Yosef Kaplan
Pages: 540
ISBN: 9789047442141
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Release: 2008-06-19
Editor: BRILL
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The articles of this volume deal with the connections between the history and culture of the Jews of the Netherlands from the beginning of the seventeenth century until the Holocaust and its aftermath, and phenomena and processes that distinguish all of Jewish history in the modern period.

The Hebrew Prophets

The Hebrew Prophets
Author: Rami M. Shapiro
Pages: 167
ISBN: 9781594730375
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Release: 2004
Editor: SkyLight Paths Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Now you can experience the empowering words of the Hebrew prophets, even if you have no previous knowledge of the Hebrew Bible or Judaism. This Skylight Illuminations edition presents selections from the Hebrew prophets, with insightful yet unobtrusive commentary that conveys the prophetic call for humankind to fulfill the promise to renew harmony and unity, and to engage life with a sense of holiness and wholeness."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

On the Illuminations of the Hebrew Manuscript in Parma

On the Illuminations of the Hebrew Manuscript in Parma
Author: Yael Zirlin
Pages: 329
ISBN: OCLC:470138246
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Release: 1985*
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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