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Religion & Theology:Judaism

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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 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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3 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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4 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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5 The Ladder of Jacob: Ancient Interpretations of the Biblical Story of Jacob and His Children James L. Kugel
Princeton NJ Princeton University Press 2006 0691121222 / 9780691121222 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Uses the challenging Old testament stories of Jacob and his sons as examples to show how early biblical interpretation developed. Retellings of these stories in non canonical works are examined. 278 pp., unillustrated. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; stain to front free end paper. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; light shelf wear to edges; overall rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 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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7 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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8 Outcaste: Jewish Life in Southern Iran (Library of Anthropology) Laurence D. Loeb
New York NY Routledge 1977 0677045301 / 9780677045306 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
328 pp. w/ 97 b&w photos and 2 maps. Ethnographic study of the Persian-Jewish diaspora, specifically traditional Jewish life in the city of Shiraz. Book Condition :Very Good; some scattered margin notes (5% of pages or less); light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; a few small marks to text block. Dust jacket Condition : Good+; shelf wear to edges; light creasing. 
Price: 32.50 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 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; a few page tip creases.. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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12 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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13 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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