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G
o l d
, J
u d i t h
T
a y l o r
.
Monsters and madonnas: the roots o f Christian anti-
Semitism.
New York, New Amsterdam, 1988. 288 p.
Focuses on challenge to eradicate mythical-pagan roots in Chris­
tianity as a means o f coping with its anti-Semitism.
G
r e e n b e r g
, I
r v i n g
.
The Jewish way: living the holidays.
New York, Sum­
mit, 1988. 463 p.
Interpretation o f the holidays — their background, rituals and
religious significance.
G
r u n b l a t t
, J
o s e p h
.
Exile and redemption; meditation on Jewish history.
Hoboken,
N J ,
Ktav, 1988. 168 p.
Claims that Jews have now reached a stage in history which in­
spires awareness o f “final redemption.”
H
a l p e r i n
, D
a v i d
J.
Thefaces o f the chariot: earlyJewish responses to Ezekiel’s
vision.
Tubingen, J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1988. 610 p.
Hasidism: Continuity or Innovation.
Ed. by Bezalel Safran. Cambridge,
MA, Harvard University Center for Jewish Studies, 1988. 144 p.
Contains essays on various aspects o f the movement.
H
i l t o n
, M
ic h a e l
and
M
a r s h a l l
, G
o r d i a n
.
The Gospels and Rabbinic
Judaism; a study guide.
Hoboken, NJ, Ktav, 1988. 169 p.
H
o f f m a n
,
R.
J
o s e p h
and
L
a r u e
, G
e r a l d
A., eds.
Biblical v. secular ethics;
the conflict.
Buffalo, NY, Prometheus, 1988. 191 p.
Essays examine question whether morality is dependent upon
God and revealed truth.
I
d e l
, M
o s h e
.
Kabbalah; new perspectives.
New Haven, CT, Yale Univer­
sity Press, 1988. 419 p.
Study o f Jewish mysticism from late antiquity to 19th-century
Hasidism.
I
a c o b s
, L
o u i s
.
Principles of the Jewish faith.
Northvale, NJ, lason
Aronson, 1988. 473 p.
Re-issue with revised preface o f work published in 1964.
K
a d e e n
, B
a r b a r a
B
in d e r
and
K
a d e e n
, B
r u c e
.
Teaching mitzvot; con­
cepts, values and activities.
Denver, CO, Alternatives o f Religious
Education, 1988. 175 p.
K
r a m e r
, K
e n n e t h
P
a u l
.
The sacred art o f dying: how world religions un­
derstand death.
Mahwah, NJ, Paulist Press, 1988. 226 p.
How different religions view death, including excerpts from
source materials. In addition to Judaism, work deals with traditions
o f American Indians, Tibetans, Chinese, Zen Buddhists, Moslems
and Christians.
L
e v e n s o n
, J
o n
D .
Creation and the persistence of evil: the Jewish drama
in divine omnipotence.
New York, Harper, 1988. 182 p.
Argues that God’s authority is result o f victory in the struggle
with evil, a struggle more complex than represented in doctrine
o f God’s creation o f the universe.