Jewish & Christian Classics




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  • The Path of the Upright

    Moshe Chaim Luzzatto
    Of the many works of Rabbi Moshe Hayyim Luzzatto of Padua (known as the "Ramchal," 1707-1747), The Path of the Upright stands out as his magnum opus. Ever since it was first published in 1740 in Amsterdam, the book has enjoyed great renown. It was lauded with praise by the […]
  • Philo of Alexandria

    Maren R. Niehoff
    Philo was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who left behind one of the richest bodies of work from antiquity, yet his personality and intellectual development have remained a riddle. Maren Niehoff presents the first biography of Philo, arguing that his trip to Rome in 38 CE was a turning point in […]
  • Paul: The Pagans' Apostle

    Paul: The Pagans’ Apostle

    Paula Fredriksen
    Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history’s closing hours. His letters propel his readers into two ancient worlds, one Jewish, one pagan. The first was incandescent with apocalyptic hopes, expecting God through his messiah to fulfill his […]
  • The Genius: Vilna Gaon

    The Genius: Vilna Gaon

    Eliyahu Stern
    For two centuries, Elijah Ben Solomon of Vilna, Lithuania has been known simply by the name "Gaon" or genius.  His biographers claim that "one like him appears every thousand years."  Born into a respected rabbinic family, Elijah from early adolescence distinguished himself by his mastery of rabbinic literature, mathematics, and […]
  • The Donation of Constantine


    Carlos Eire
    Reformations is a lively, expansive history of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations and the momentous changes they set in motion. This survey of Western civilization's transition from the Middle Ages to modernity brings that tumultuous period vividly to life. Carlos Eire chronicles the two-hundred-year era of the Renaissance and Reformation with particular attention […]
  • Sale! Jewish-Christian Disputations in the Middle Ages

    Jewish-Christian Disputations in the Middle Ages

    Hyam Maccoby with an introduction by Alan Dershowitz
    During the Middle Ages, the Jewish religion was placed on trial by a series of notorious “disputations” or debates between champions of Christianity and Judaism.  Only three of these disputations have detailed records which survived - Paris (1240), Barcelona (1263), and Tortosa (1413-14).  This book provides an account from both […]
  • Augustine and the Jews

    Paula Fredriksen
    Drawing us into the life, times, and thought of Augustine of Hippo (396–430), Fredriksen focuses on the period of astounding creativity that led to his new understanding of Paul and to his great classic, The Confessions.  She shows how Augustine's struggle to read the Bible led him to a new theological vision, […]

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