Books tagged: jewish history

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God's Intertestamental Silence: Then Came Jesus Christ
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Part I of this e-book summarizes the state of religion among the Jewish people during the long four hundred year period which elapsed between the time of the prophet Malachi and the beginning of the Christian era. Part II gives the Gospel's presentation of Jesus as the fulfillment of Israel's hopes, their perception of Him and His own claim to be the Messiah.
Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,530. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Berlin--East and West, day and night--in the 80s before the Wall fell. Through the eyes of a U.S. philosophy student. And Jewish, which makes for moments awkward, poignant, crass, funny, and always lurking. A city was divided, America the occupier, and the cigarettes not named Salem because it sounds too Jewish. The debut memoirs from the author of Moral Clarity, a N.Y. Times "2008 Notable Book."
Terra Incognita
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,930. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Vidal Bonet returns to Catalonia to revive his dying village, he has no idea that his plan for the future will uncover a deeply buried secret about the village's past: they are all descendants of Anusim - Spanish Jews who were forced to convert to Christianity during the Middle Ages. Poignant and comic, Terra Incognita will resonate with anyone who has gone on a quest to discover their past.
The Book of Emet: The TRUE Story of Jesus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This is the English translation of the Book of Emet, found in a cave outside of Nazareth in present-day Israel. It dates from 30 to 40 years after the death of Jesus of Nazareth. The author of this book is Jesus’ best friend from childhood, Emet son of Chaim. The Book of Emet tells a significantly different story of the life and death of Jesus than is found in the gospels of the New Testament.
Jerusalem Imperilled
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The year is 66 AD. Jerusalem is in the grip of the corrupt, venal Procurator, Gessius Florus. Political and revolutionary groups struggle for dominance, religious sects quarrel, the Procurator’s iron grip overshadows all. A Jewish slave in the port of Ostia, where the boats from Judea dock, chronicles the conflicts, conspiracies and intrigues that threaten to overwhelm his homeland.
The Gospels' Veiled Agenda- Revolution, Priesthood & The Holy Grail
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,420. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The legend of the Holy Grail has captured the imagination of millions of people for hundreds of years. It has been sought in the most unlikely places. But like all good mysteries, we only solve it when we look in the most obvious hiding place. The only thing we know for sure is that the grail is connected to Jesus. So why not look for it it the books that tell us about Jesus- in the Gospels?
Treasure Hunt, Finding Solomon's Temple Treassure
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Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Solomon's Temple Treasure is currently hidden in a secret cave in a place where you could never have guessed. This is the story of how I traced the Temple Treasure to its current location and of the mixed, perhaps illegal plans to retrieve it.
Judaism In Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Did you ever hear the one about the Jewish telegram that simply read: ‘Start worrying. Details to follow’? Like the one above, there are plenty of stereotypes that exist about Judaism. One thing, though, is for certain. This is a really interesting religion that has been around for thousands of years, and it has an enthralling history.
Shakespeare's Premiere of The Merchant of Venice
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Plays » Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's most problematic "problem play" solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: What does the play mean? Why did Shakespeare write it as a comedy? What makes it funny? When did Shakespeare write the play? Why did he write the play? Why is the play so misunderstood? Was Shakespeare really anti-Semitic? Why is Shylock the hero?
Does Archaeology Prove the Bible?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Matá. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
For a century, archaeological expeditions have backed up many of the stories presented in the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament). In recent years, however, a new generation of scholars has emerged claiming that the Bible is mostly a myth -- and that archaeology doesn't prove a thing. In this 2003 essay, author David Hazony shows the hidden assumptions in this high-stakes game.