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Moses: A Life
by Jonathan Kirsch
Lawgiver and liberator. Seer and prophet. The only human permitted to converse with God "face-to-face." Moses is the most commanding presence in the Old Testament. Yet as Jonathan Kirsch shows in this brilliant, stunningly original volume, Moses was also an enigmatic and mysterious figure--at once a good shepherd and a ruthless warrior...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs
King David: The Real Life of the Man Who Ruled Israel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
by Jonathan Kirsch
David, King of the Jews, possessed every flaw and failing a mortal is capable of, yet men and women adored him and God showered him with many more blessings than he did Abraham or Moses. His sexual appetite and prowess were matched only by his violence, both on the battlefield and in the bedroom. A charismatic leader, exalted as "a man...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People; Historical Bios & Memoirs
The Short, Strange Life of Herschel Grynszpan: A Boy Avenger, a Nazi Diplomat, and a Murder in Paris
by Jonathan Kirsch
"Reading this excellent, thought-provoking biography, one is all too easily reminded of Camus’s 1942 novel, The Stranger ."—Philip Kerr, Wall Street Journal On the morning of November 7, 1938, Herschel Grynszpan, a desperate seventeen-year-old Jewish refugee, walked into the German embassy in Paris and shot Ernst vom Rath, a...
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Categories: Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
A History of the End of the World: How the Most Controversial Book in the Bible Changed the Course of Western...
by Jonathan Kirsch
"[The Book of] Revelation has served as a "language arsenal" in a great many of the social, cultural, and political conflicts in Western history. Again and again, Revelation has stirred some dangerous men and women to act out their own private apocalypses. Above all, the moral calculus of Revelation—the demonization of one's...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; History
God Against the Gods: The History of the War Between Monotheism and Polytheism
by Jonathan Kirsch
"Lively… points out that the conflict between the worship of many gods and the worship of one true god never disappeared." — Publishers Weekly "Jonathan Kirsch has written another blockbuster about the Bible and its world." — David Noel Freedman , Editor-in-Chief of the Anchor Bible Project "Kirsch tackles the central issue...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality
The Harlot by the Side of the Road: Forbidden Tales of the Bible
by Jonathan Kirsch
Sex. Violence. Scandal. These are words we rarely associate with the sacred text of the Bible. Yet in this brilliant new book, Jonathan Kirsch shows that the Old Testament is filled with some of the most startling and explicit stories in all of Western literature. These tales of seduction and rape, voyeurism and exhibitionism...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality
The Grand Inquisitor's Manual: A History of Terror in the Name of God
by Jonathan Kirsch
The Surprising History and Legacy of the Inquisition The renowned historian and critic Jonathan Kirsch presents a sweeping history of the Inquisition and the ways in which it has served as the chief model for torture in the West to this day. Ranging from the Knights Templar to the first Protestants; from Joan of Arc to Galileo; from...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; History
The Woman Who Laughed at God: The Untold History of the Jewish People (Compass)
by Jonathan Kirsch
Who is a Jew? In this colorful, eye-opening work, bestselling author and lecturer Jonathan Kirsch takes us on a three-thousand-year tour of Jewish identity and diversity and offers answers to this complex and difficult question. Kirsch reveals that Judaism has never been a religion of strict and narrow orthodoxy. For every accepted...
Today's Price: $12.99
Categories: All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; History
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