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For too many Jewish young people, bar/bat mitzvah has been the beginning of the end of their Jewish journeys. When students perceive the Torah as incomprehensible or irrelevant, many form the false impression that Judaism has nothing to say to them. The JPS B'nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary shows teens in...
Focuses the ancient texts known as the Vedas. This volume explores the enigmatic web of ritual and myth that define the Vedas.
Bhagavadgita: Exegetical and Comparative Commentary with Sanskrit Text, Translation, Interlinear Transliteration with Parsing, Mini-lexicon and Text Critical Notes: v. 4: Chapters 10-12
A study that offers local Indian knowledge of Sanskrit, and mythology.
Offers an introduction to the major elements of the prevalent metaphysical system of Judaism, Kabbalah. This book covers the historical and theoretical essence of Kabbalah, providing a definition of the term and the limitations of what Kabbalah is and is not. It provides an overview of the history of the...
Ziauddin Sardar is a world-famous expert on Islam with a track record of accessible books on the subject. His latest book reads the Qur'an in the context in which the verses were revealed, and, in doing so, highlights the relevance of its teachings today.
Guides readers through the Qur'an by reordering its chapters into a continuous narrative. This book helps readers understand various aspects of the Qur'an's interpretation, from Muhammad's life, to Muslim conduct and prayer, to legal considerations.
"Meticulous, comprehensive, indispensable. 'I read the Koran so you don't have to,' Spencer writes-but even for those of us who have read the Koran, this is a richly illuminating work." -Bruce Bawer, author of Surrender: Appeasing Islam, Sacrificing Freedom and While Europe Slept
By Avi Sagi
Offers answers to questions presented in Jewish literature, covering theological issues bearing on the meaning of the Torah and of revelation, as well as hermeneutical questions regarding understanding of the halakhic text.
The Qur'an, believed by Muslims to be the word of God, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad 1400 years ago. It is the supreme authority in Islam and the living source of all Islamic teaching. Recognized as the greatest literary masterpiece in Arabic, it has nevertheless remained difficult to understand...