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K
u s h n e r
, H
a r o l d
.
Who needs God.
New York: Summit, 1989.
Analyzes concept that religious commitment is relevant and
timely in all circumstances.
L
amm
, N
o rm a n
.
Torah lishmah: Torah fo r Torah’s sake in the works of
Rabbi Hayyim of Volozhin and his contemporaries.
Hoboken,
N J
: Ktav,
1989. 368 p. Paperbound.
Revised text reflecting the availability of new materials discov­
ered since original publication.
L
evy
, Z
e
ev
.
David Baumgardt and ethical hedonism.
Hoboken, NJ: Ktav,
1989. 248 p.
Critical appraisal of the work of David Baumgardt (1890-1963).
L
u z za t t o
, M
o sh e
C
h a im
.
The ways of reason.
Tr. from the Hebrew
by David Sackton and Chaim Tscholkowsky. Jerusalem: Feldheim,
1989. 261 p.
Bilingual (Hebrew and English) ed. of Derech T’vunos guide
to studying the Talmud.
M
arva
, D
a w n
.
Keeping the Sabbath wholly; ceasing, resting, embracing,
feasting.
Grand Rapids,
M I:
Eerdmans, 1989. 217 p.
N
eu sn er
, J
a c o b
.
The ecology of religion: from writing to religion in the
study o f Judaism.
N a s h v i l le , T N : A b in g d o n ,
1989. 315
p.
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Foundations ofJudaism.
Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press,
1989. 126 p.
Volume is an abridgement of author’s trilogy — “Midrash in
context”; “Messiah in context”; “Torah: from scroll to symbol in
formative Judaism.”
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Making the classics in Judaism: the three stages o f literary
formation.
Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1989. 271 p.
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A religion of pots and pans ? modes of philosophical and the­
ological discourse in ancient Judaism; essays and a program.
Atlanta,
GA: Scholars Press, 1989. 200 p.
Work deals with mishnaic formulations, further defined in tal­
mudic statements.
N
e u w ir t h
, Y
e h o sh u a
Y .
Shemirath Shabbath; guide to the practical ob­
servance o f Shabbath; vol. II.
Tr. from the Hebrew by W.
Grangewood. Jerusalem: Feldheim, 1989. 427 p.
N
ovak
, D
av id
.Jewish-Christian dialogue: a J ewish justification.
N e w
York:
Oxford University Press, 1989. 194 p.
Work focuses on respective philosophical and theological rela­
tionships between the two faiths.
P
er elm u tter
, H
ay im
G
o r e n
.
Siblings: rabbinic Judaism and early Chris­
tianity at their beginnings.
New York: Paulist Press, 1989. 217 p.
Paperbound.
Exposition of rabbinic Judaism.