One way to add fresh perspective and insight to your Hebrew Bible study is to incorporate Jewish scholarship. Resources like the Jewish Publication Society’s Jewish Women Collection can help you experience the Scriptures that Jesus studied and memorized in a whole new light.
Founded in Philadelphia in1888, the Jewish Publication Society (JPS) sought to provide immigrants’ children with Jewish heritage books in English. As the oldest publisher of Jewish books in the United States, JPS publishes works of history and philosophy, as well as translations of scholarly and popular classics. Here is a small list of JPS literature available from Logos:
- Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures—an entirely original translation of the Hebrew Bible into contemporary English based on the Masoretic text
- JPS Guide to Jewish Traditions—the premier encyclopedic guide to Jewish tradition
- Studies in Talmud and Midrash Collection—clear and accessible guides to help you understand Jewish Scripture, law, ethics, customs, and history
- JPS Tanakh Commentary Collection—complete Torah commentaries (plus commentaries on Jonah, Esther, Ecclesiastes, and the Haftarot)
There are also quite a few JPS products on Pre-Pub including:
- How to Read the Bible—a guide to understanding the ancient Hebrew Scripture by knowing more about the culture that produced it
- Fallen Angels: Soldiers of Satan’s Realm—a historic look at the belief in fallen angels in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
- Jewish Publication Society to augment your understanding of Hebrew history, culture, language, and customs!