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Demons of Change

Demonstrates how conflict between a human adept as the divine warrior and an otherworldly antagonist plays a key role in early Jewish and Christian apocalyptic accounts.

The Greatest Mirror

A wide-ranging analysis of heavenly twin imagery in early Jewish extrabiblical texts.

Divine Scapegoats

Explores the paradoxical symmetry between the divine and demonic in early Jewish mystical texts.

Dark Mirrors

Discusses the two most important figures in early Jewish mythologies of evil, the fallen angels Azazel and Satanael.

Guide to the Bible

An accessible introduction to the Bible.

A Rivalry of Genius

Compares Rabbinic midrash and Patristic exegesis in late antiquity and provides an introduction to the various forms of Patristic literature.

The Wiles of Women/The Wiles of Men

Focusing on gender issues, this book compares and contrasts the treatment of the Potiphar's Wife motif--in which a woman makes vain overtures to a man and then accuses him of attempting to force himself upon her--in ancient Near Eastern, Jewish, and Islamic folklore.