Books tagged: judaism

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the Storyteller's Chumash: Exodus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The storyteller's Torah knows three vocal traditions: prophetic, priestly, and political. Modern Jewish rhetoric emphasizes Exodus's dramatic lore. The Egyptians oppress, Israel's Children are oppressed, and a larger than life figure relieves them of their oppression. Spirituality complicates life, Exodus's narratives are complicated, though not complex: spiritual struggle is universal. Learn it.
How History Created the Bible
Price: Free! Words: 20,220. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
History has two parents: the story and the interpretation. Unfortunately, the Bible started with the interpretation and made the story fit the narrative. Supported by archaeology and non-biblical sources, in his book, ‘How History Created the Bible’, author, Antonio Sebastian, looks at the events which shaped the men, who created history and wrote the Bible.
Joshua: A Brooklyn Tale
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017 by berwickcourt. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Culminating with the 1991 Crown Heights riots, this story traces the tensions between two communities close in proximity, but worlds apart. Joshua, a kid from Bed-Stuy, fights to escape his past; Rachel, a Hassidic rabbi’s daughter, rebels against her faith; Paul, the son of a wealthy family, yearns to find his path. Through them we see a vision of hope, tempered by the realities of human frailty.
A Life Twice Given
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,610. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017 by berwickcourt. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Joey’s parents, devastated by his death, accept the help of a scientific cabal to clone their son. His new life leads to love and a job with the CIA. When he learns the truth, Joey must face the mystery of his past and the uncertainty of his future. This masterwork of speculative fiction, inspired by Daniel’s personal loss, delivers a genuinely human portrait of a future both idyllic and dystopic.
The Wondering Jew My Journey into Judaism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,100. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
An uncomplicated and intensely personal book that helps the reader understand the basics of Judaism.You will laugh, you will cry, and you will question as you are challenged to contemplate the mysteries of Judaism: angels and reincarnation, reward and punishment, good and evil. I hope you will join me on this journey.
The Tzaddik and Other Poems
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
A Poetic Exploration of Judaism Per K. Brask is fascinated with the conversation that Jews have had down through the ages about life and God and about what humans owe to each other and to God. A Jew by conviction not birth, He offers an accessible and insightful collection of 32 poems that explore his experience growing into Judaism.
Similarities between Islam and Christianity
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / General
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What Every Christian Needs To Know About The Quran And The Bible
Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
What Every Christian Needs To Know About The Quran And The Bible
Poesia Sefardita
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: Spanish. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spanish Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Poesia Sefardita. This is the Spanish version. This poetry book is written by Barzilai Kellajer, a grandchild of crypto Jews. A few years ago he found out he had Jewish heritage and it changed his life. He has been moved greatly by this experience of being in the Jewish Awakening. He enjoys writing poetry about Sephardic history and his unique interpretation of his new true identity.
Rare Breed: A Chinese Jewish Quest
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,810. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
We, as readers, even as historians, too often assume that the Jewish experience unfolded only in the Middle East and in Europe and North America. In this we are missing an entire page of Jewish history. The time has come that we look to the East, to fill in this missing page, to publish the memoirs and diaries and history that tell of the experience of the Jewish people in the eastern world.