Judaism

    Confessions of a Rabbi

    By Jonathan Romain

    Paperback £10.25

    Candid, poignant and often hilarious, this highly original and very readable book offers a behind-the-scenes glimpse into The life of a congregational rabbi.

    Friendship in the Hebrew Bible

    By Saul M. Olyan

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £36.46

    The first comprehensive study of friendship in the Hebrew Bible

    Moses

    By Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

    Hardback £16.90

    An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, by a distinguished biblical scholar

    JPS B'nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary

    By Jeffrey K. Salkin

    Paperback Save £2.54 = £22.45

    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...

    Introduction to the Study of the Pentateuch

    By Paula Gooder

    Paperback £17.65

    The Pentateuch or the Torah consists of the first five books of the Bible and is a foundational scripture for millions of people, both Jews and Christians. In this book Paula Gooder and Brad Anderson provide a clear and accessible introduction for those beginning Bible study. Key themes such as...

    Resurrection of the Dead in Early Judaism, 200 BCE-CE 200

    By C. D. Elledge

    Hardback Save £5.34 = £59.66

    A study of the formation and development in early Judaism of a belief in a future resurrection from the grave. It draws on evidence from the Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, the Dead Sea Scrolls, inscriptions, and archaeology.

    Classifying the Aramaic Texts from Qumran

    By John Starr

    Hardback Save £15.54 = £74.46

    Analysis of the scroll fragments of the Qumran Aramaic scrolls has been plentiful to date. Their shared characteristics of being written in Aramaic, the common language of the region, not focused on the Qumran Community, and dating from the 3rd century BCE to the 1st century CE have enabled the...

    Jewish Dietary Laws in the Ancient World

    Hardback Save £9.78 = £69.21

    Jordan D. Rosenblum explores how cultures critique and defend their religious food practices, focussing on how ancient Jews defended the kosher laws and how ancient Greeks, Romans, and early Christians critiqued these practices. Rooted in ancient biblical interpretation, this study explores the content, context, and rhetoric of ancient debates about...

    Rendezvous with God

    By Rabbi Nathan Laufer

    Hardback £20.30

    Sexuality in the Babylonian Talmud

    By Yishai Kiel

    Hardback £57.38

    This book explores sex and sexuality in the Babylonian Talmud within the context of competing cultural discourses, for students of comparative religion.

    Latest from the blog

    Fantastic new recipe book from Sabrina Ghayour 'Sirocco'

    Sabrina Ghayour's long awaited second recipe book Sirocco is out this month and is a great follow up to Persianna. Read article

    Ten Great Bedtime Reads from The Great British Bookshop and Aspace

    We have teamed up with Aspace (www.aspace.co.uk) who create beautiful room for Children to bring you 10 great bedtime reads for your little ones. Read article

    Latest from Twitter

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Lottery funding for dementia reading project £2m pledged for Reading Agency scheme to pair readers with dementia sufferers

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has held on to the number one spot for a sixth week #HarryPotter #CursedChild @littlebrown @pottermore

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      @thebookseller @MartinaCole @Jeffrey_Archer @Foyles

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      Frith wins inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize for illustration t.co/U9P08h4XMG

    • @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      RT @Gue_de_Bost: #Dordogneholidaycottage available Sept tweet to book for more info

      @TheGBBookshop - 3 years ago

      The editor is just back from france @HomeAwayUK! t.co/IWutTER1x7