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1 Tenth Anniversary Exhibitions : One Eagle's Wings / The Saving of the Ark. National Museum of American Jewish Hstory. 
Philadelphia PA National Museum of American Jewish History 1986 Soft cover Good Plus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Guide for two 1986 exhibits highlighting the museum's work. On Eagle's Wings: A Decade of Collecting highlights the collection of both ritual and documentary items on Judaism in America. The Saving of the Ark highlights efforts to preserve the story of synagogues that have faded from existence suc as the Congregation Shaarei Eli in Philadelphia. 96 pp. w/ color and b&w plates throughout. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; shelf wear to edges; rubbing to covers (particularly the rear); cover corner creasing/curling. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 Gateway to Judaism Albert M. Shulman
South Brunswick NJ Thomas Yoseloff 1971 Hardcover Good Minus Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2 Volume Set. An Encyclopedic Guide to the Doctrines, Ceremonies, Customs, Languages, and Community Life of the Jews. organized into sections, then alphabetical encyclopedia entries within each chapter. Book Conditions : Good-, Ex-Library; no text marks; rubber stamps on free end papers, title page, and text block; rear free end paper removed; relaxed bindings. DJ Flaps glued to inside covers. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; rubbing; catalog labels on spines; in protective mylar. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Types of Authority in Formative Christianity and Judaism Bruce Chilton; Jacob Neusner
New York NY Routledge 1999 0415173264 / 9780415173261 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Two biblical scholars, specializing in the New testament and Rabbinic Judaism, examine early Christian and Jewish thinking on the right to authority and politics of the holy community. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; very light cover corner curling. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Praise-Songs of Israel : A New Rendering of the Book of Psalms de Witt, John
New York NY Funk & Wagnalls 1886 Soft cover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1886 New and Revised edition, a careful translation of the book of Psalms into English. Black hardcover with gilt spine titles; 219 pp. plus appendix; decorative drop-caps throughout, chapter headings and some other decorative illustrations in red ink. Book Condition: Good; Ex-library (seminary), with spine and back cover labels, bookplate, cataloging notation behind t.p., evidence of removed pocket and checkout paper inside rear covers, minor loss to rear endpaper. Pages clean and unmarked, lightly toned. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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5 Maryland Bicentennial Jewish Book Glushakow, A.D.
Baltimore MD Jewish Voice Publishing 1975 Soft cover Fair Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Fair, ex-library. Oversized softcover survey history of Judaism in Maryland contains over 100 b&w phtotos. Book Condition: Fair, Ex-Library; title page and table of contents separated from book but inlaid; tearing near pp. 98; no text marks; catalog labels to spine and rear cover; rubber stamp to top text block; wear to cover edges and corners; pocket on rear free end paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Old Testament formulas about death (Publications of the Research Institute of the Abo Akademi Foundation) Illman, Karl-Johan
Turku, Finland Abo Akademi 1979 9516485448 / 9789516485440 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Good, Ex-Seminary library. Softcover preserved in flexboard. A detailed examination of formulas and formulaic phrases in the Old Testament examining how linguistic study of patterns can be applied. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no text markings; bookplate inside front flexboard cover; catalog labels on bottom spine end and top right rear cover; pocket on rear cover removed tearing paper (corner piece missing too). 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Amos The Eighth Century Prophet John Hayes
Nashville TN Abingdon Press 1988 0687010403 / 9780687010400 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Challenges previous research on Amos, and seeks to place his story in better historical context, arguing that Amos did not live in a time of prosperity and that he had a bleak view of Israel's future. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light wear to edges and spine ends; crease at bottom right front cover corner. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Issues in Jewish Education : A Study of the Philosophy of the Conservative Congregational School Katzoff, Louis
New York NY Bloch Publishing Co. 1949 Hardcover Good Plus Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by Author on front free end paper : "11/26/61, To Harold With fond friendship Louis Katzoff." Examines the educational philosophy and theological background of the synagogue school with particular attention to Conservative Judaism in America. Book Condition : Good+; slight bumping to spine ends; light age toning; former owner's rubber stamp on front free end paper, text unmarked. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; discoloration at edges and spine; light shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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9 Forgotten Scriptures: The Selection and Rejection of Early Religious Writings Lee Martin McDonald
Louisville KY Westminster John Knox Press 2009 0664233570 / 9780664233570 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Examines early Christian (now non-canonical) and Jewish texts. Also looks at the difficulties in linguistics and translation. Book Condition : Good; pencil underlining to c. 60 pp (20% of text); bottom right front corner crease effecting all pages; small stains on bottom text block. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10 Law In the Apocrypha (Columbia University Oriental Studies Vol. XXVI) Marcus, Ralph
NewYork NY Columbia University Press 1927 Soft cover Good Minus Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Softcover preserved in flexboard. Good-, Ex-Seminary Library. Study of the apocryphal books for their insight into the legal aspect of Hellenistic Judaism and attitudes of Jews in that period to the law and religious duties (including ceremonial). Book Condition : Good-; Ex-Seminary Library; no text marks; occasional creasing; original cover has chipping along edges, tape mark and name on front, and several small pieces of spine missing; flexboard has catalog labels on spine and top right rear cover; bookplate on inside cover; pocket removed from inside rear cover tearing paper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Pointing the Way Martin Buber
New York NY Schocken Books 1974 0850204615 / 9780850204612 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Selected essays from leading Jewish philosopher and theologian. Sections include : Towards Authentic Existence; Dimensions of Dialogue; Politics, Community, and Peace. Topics include Goethe, Gandhi, the Theatre, Religious Socialism, and more. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; binding tight; a few small stains on top text block; some light toning near page edges due to paper quality. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Capture and liberation: A study in the composition of the first book of Maccabees (Acta Academiae Aboensis) Martola, Nils
Turku, Finland Abo Akademi 1984 9516490115 / 9789516490116 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Library binding. Very Good, Ex-Seminary library. A detailed examination of the literary form and composition of 1st Maccabees rather than a traditional commentary on the book. Book Condition : Very Good; Ex-Seminary Library; no text markings; bookplate inside front cover; catalog labels on bottom spine end and top right rear cover; pocket inside rear cover removed tearing paper. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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13 Maimonides' Introduction to His Commentary on the Mishnah Moses Maimonides
Northvale NJ Jason Aronson, Inc. 1994 1568212410 / 9781568212418 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Moses Maimonides' commentary on the Mishnah, the "Oral Torah," the 1st major work of Reabbinic literature, is usually only available in Hebrew or Aramaic. This is a modern English translation of the introduction to that commentary. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to top edge; bar code label at bottom left rear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Judaism, Christianity, and Liberation: An Agenda for Dialogue Otto Maduro
Maryknoll NY Orbis Books 1991 0883446936 / 9780883446935 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Collection of 12 essays on liberation theology in both Christian and Jewish contexts. Sections are : Latin American Perspectives; A Jewish Theology of Liberation ?; and, A Critical Dialogue: Jewish and Christian Perspectives. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; shelf wear along edges; light cover corner curling. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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15 Paul Was Not a Christian: The Original Message of a Misunderstood Apostle Pamela Eisenbaum
New York NY HarperOne 2010 0061349917 / 9780061349911 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Author argues that Paul was not a zealous convert or a key founder of Christianity, but was instead a devout Jew who believed Jesus would unite Jews and Gentiles. Book Condition :Fine; no text marks. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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16 The Yahwist: The Bible's First Theologian Peter Ellis
Collegeville MN The Liturgical Press 1968 0814608973 / 9780814608975 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Argues that one of the writers of the Old Testament, identified as the Yahwist, is in fact the first historical theologian. Discusses this writer's sources, audience, literary techniques, and theology. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; minimal shelf wear; light toning near cover edges. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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17 The Song of Songs Hb: A Commentary on the Book of Canticles or the Song of Songs (Hermeneia: A Critical & Historical Commentary on the Bible) Roland E. Murphy; S. Dean McBride Jr.
Minneapolis MN Fortress Press 1990 0800660242 / 9780800660246 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Historical commentary on Old Testament book. First half is a lengthy introduction to the text. Second part is a verse by verse translation with notes. Indices and bibliography. Goldenrod cloth hardcover, 237 pp. Book Condition : Good; highlighting/underling to 33 pp. (14% of book); owner's name on front free end paper; light bumping to spine ends; light toning inside front cover. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear and a few small tears to edges. a 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 A Guide to Zionism Sampter, Jessie E. (editor)
New York NY Zionist Organization of America 1920 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
History of the Zionist movement and Palestine, written in the aftermath of World War I. 10 b& w illustrations. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; 2 1/4" cut/tear to rear board; binding relaxed; some staining to covers; spotting to top text block. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Selected Writings (Philosophia Judaica) Solomon Schechter, Norman Betwich (editor)
Oxford, England Phaidon Press 1946 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Part of the Oxford East and West Library. Edited selections from Schecter's writings divided into categories - Studies in Judaism, Historical Studies, American Addresses, and Travel Letters. Begins with a short biography of this Conservative Judaism leader and Zionist. Book Condition : Good+; no text marks; rubber stamp of former owner inside front cover; light toning to free end papers. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; rubbing; chipping at spine ends; crimp at top right edge. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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20 Jerusalem: Names in Praise Ya'akov Boussidan
Jerusalem, Israel Keter Press Enterprises 2005 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Oversize hardcover. Artistic and calligraphic rendering of names for Jerusalem - 70 names from traditional sources and 321 others from other Jewish sources including contemporary poets and believers. Some text is in Hebrew with English translations. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; minimal wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; shelf wear to edges; price label adhesive remnant in two spots. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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