Searching for a Distant God: The Legacy of Maimonides by Kenneth Seeskin

By Kenneth Seeskin

Monotheism is mostly thought of Judaism's maximum contribution to global tradition, however it is way from transparent what monotheism is. This paintings examines the concept that monotheism isn't lots a declare concerning the variety of God as a declare in regards to the nature of God. Seeskin argues that the belief of a God who's break away his production and special isn't just an abstraction yet an appropriate foundation for worship.

He examines this end within the contexts of prayer, construction, sabbath observance, repentance, spiritual freedom, and love of God. Maimonides performs a primary position within the argument either as a result of his value to Jewish self-understanding and since he bargains with the query of the way philosophic rules are embodied in spiritual ritual.

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Who's Who in Jewish History (Who's Who (Routledge)) by Ne Cohn-Sherbok

By Ne Cohn-Sherbok

From Karl Marx to the Marx brothers, the Routledge who is Who in Jewish historical past offers a whole reference consultant to over 1000 well-liked women and men who've formed Jewish tradition. protecting twenty centuries of Jewish heritage it provides:* targeted biographical info on every one top determine* research in their position and importance either in Jewish lifestyles and the broader tradition* a entire chronological desk exhibiting the historical past of the Jewish race* an invaluable thesaurus giving detailed definitions of Jewish phrases.

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Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow's by Karie Willyerd

By Karie Willyerd

You understand you are able to do extra together with your profession. And the longer term goes to call for extra of you.

The challenge is you're so busy maintaining with the day by day that you just cannot arrange for the next day. Stretch: how one can destiny facts your self for Tomorrow's Workplace provides the boldness and information you want to in achieving your pursuits in an ever-changing international. Karie Willyerd and Barbara Mistick—established specialists and the collective winners of dozens of awards within the box of private improvement and learning—offer evidence-based assistance on acquiring the abilities it is important to thrive in tomorrow's office. outfitted on strong, worldwide examine and dozens of private interviews with those who have accomplished new and encouraging targets, Stretch deals suggestion, important insights, anecdotes, and proposals to make reaching your targets useful and close by.

If you're like different execs, your greatest fear is turning into out of date at paintings. transferring applied sciences, fierce festival between agencies, and recruitment happening on a world point could provide an individual problem. to stay appropriate despite switch, you want to understand how to:

  • Learn in any situation
  • Open your pondering to a global past the place you're now
  • Connect to the folks who can assist make your destiny happen
  • Seek studies that would organize you for tomorrow
  • Stay prompted during the ups and downs of a occupation so that you can jump forward

Stretch: the right way to destiny evidence your self for Tomorrow's Workplace bargains 5 practices that will help you commence, improve, and prolong your profession through watching for the desires of tomorrow's paintings setting. do not develop into out of date.  Instead, stretch to accomplish your capability.

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Jewish Reception of Greek Bible Versions: Studies in Their by Cameron Boyd-Taylor, Julia Krivoruchko, Nicholas de Lange

By Cameron Boyd-Taylor, Julia Krivoruchko, Nicholas de Lange

The authors of the essays accumulated during this quantity are all thinking about the Jewish transmission and use of Greek translations of the biblical books from past due Antiquity to the early sleek interval. it is just lately that the belief of this type of Jewish transmission has received attractiveness, and the current quantity represents the 1st try and compile contributions from experts in a couple of parts, together with not just biblical and Jewish stories but in addition such disciplines as epigraphy and Byzantine historical past and literature, to enquire a variety of points of the topic. The authors not just discover many of the ways that Greek-speaking Jews saved alive a practice of Greek biblical scholarship going again to precedent days, but in addition how this practice impinged on Christian religious study. They open a window on a forgotten bankruptcy in biblical scholarship, and even as shed very important mild on facets of Jewish lifestyles within the center a while.

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Chaos Uncreated: A Reassessment of the Theme of "Chaos" in by Rebecca S. Watson

By Rebecca S. Watson

This monograph provides a problem to the view that the Hebrew Bible comprises allusions to Yahweh’s conflict with chaos, exhibiting how the time period has been inappropriately utilized in quite a number contexts the place way more various spheres of images may still as an alternative be regarded. throughout the development of a cautious diachronic version (developed with specific connection with the Psalter), the writer offers a persuasive case for reversing universal assumptions concerning the improvement of Israelite faith, discovering in its place that the wrestle motif was once absent within the earliest interval, while the slaying of a dragon used to be attributed to Yahweh in simple terms in a particular monotheistic model, which arose from round 587 B.C.

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Never Wrestle with a Pig. And Ninety Other Ideas to Build by Mark H. McCormack

By Mark H. McCormack

Drawing upon 40 years of expertise from his personal activities and big name administration perform, Mark H. McCormack is again with commonsense recommendation aimed toward company vendors and would-be CEOs. McCormack's assistance contain: * finish your day on time * those that say they could maintain a mystery often cannot * It will pay to overestimate your festival * the simplest principles can't be stolen * recognize whilst to assert "It's none of your enterprise" * receives a commission for considering instead of doing * Time in entrance of the client is the simplest time of all * Be cautious of unanimous contract * no longer each finances merits your appreciate * examine the paintings of picking out up the cost In 90 short chapters that variety in subject from getting forward to staying aggressive, McCormack makes transparent that doing enterprise in cutting-edge weather nonetheless comprises an analogous simple parts of human interaction-intelligence, creativity, and efficiency-that have continuously intended the adaptation among luck and failure.

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Headhunters and How to Use Them: A Guide for Organisations by Jenn N.G.

By Jenn N.G.

While businesses have to fill administration positions, while skilled managers desire a new problem, or while MBA graduates are trying to find their first senior administration position, they generally flip to headhunters, or, extra officially, govt seek specialists. This consultant presents a transparent evaluation of the administrative seek industry, with particular instructions on utilizing headhunters successfully, either for people searching for a role and organisations trying to fill a job. Headhunters deals suggestion on what is vital within the collection of an government seek enterprise and gives useful networking pointers on getting the simplest seek experts attracted to you as a candidate. With the worldwide task industry extra doubtful than ever, the necessity for caliber occupation tips has grown significantly. This new addition to The Economist sequence is helping fill the void for all of these trying to find a brand new task or a brand new worker.

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Lead to Succeed: 10 Traits of Great Leadership in Business by Rick Pitino

By Rick Pitino

The grasp motivator indicates the right way to domesticate the characteristics that every one nice leaders needs to possess?
As Rick Pitino says, nice leaders aren't born nice; they learn nice management alongside the trail of lifestyles. Pitino's insights on management and the way it may be harnessed in optimistic and effective methods make him probably the most sought-after audio system in company the United States. In Lead to Succeed, Rick Pitino stocks the 10 features of serious management he stumbled on and has cultivated himself, and exhibits the way you can also contain them into your personal online game plan. His software includes:

* How to construct a "team ego" to offer humans a stake in winning
* How to maintain a gaggle targeted and freed from distraction
* Lessons from Rick's personal reviews training gamers and coping with employees

Pitino unearths why dictating and people-pleasing are useless ends, and the way conversation, consistency, and selflessness are the best how you can encourage the folks who persist with you-at paintings and at domestic. an ideal e-book for executives, managers, and activities lovers, Lead to be triumphant can make nice management close by.

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