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  • A Commentary on Numbers

    Narrative, Ritual and Colonialism

    By Pekka Pitkänen

    This book provides a new reading of the biblical book of Numbers in a commentary form. Mainstream readings have tended to see the book as a haphazard junkyard of material that connects Genesis–Leviticus with Deuteronomy (and Joshua), composed at a late stage in the history of ancient Israel.&…

    Hardback – 2017-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Biblical World

  • Judaism in Contemporary Thought

    Traces and Influence

    Edited by Agata Bielik-Robson, Adam Lipszyc

    The central aim of this collection is to trace the presence of Jewish tradition in contemporary philosophy. This presence is, on the one hand, undeniable, manifesting itself in manifold allusions and influences – on the other hand, difficult to define, rarely referring to openly revealed…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Jewish Cryptotheologies of Late Modernity

    Philosophical Marranos

    By Agata Bielik-Robson

    This book aims to interpret ‘Jewish Philosophy’ in terms of the Marrano phenomenon: as a conscious clinamen of philosophical forms used in order to convey a ‘secret message’ which cannot find an open articulation. The Marrano phenomenon is employed here, in the domain of modern philosophical…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • On Liberty

    Jewish Philosophical Perspectives

    By Daniel H. Frank

    The communitarian critic of liberalism argues that the socio-political context is fundamental to any understanding of the individual as such. This debate is advanced by particularising it to the experience of Jews in the modern world. Essays focus on the variety of views of the relationships…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination

    The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance

    By Michal Aharony

    Responding to the increasingly influential role of Hannah Arendt’s political philosophy in recent years, Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance, critically engages with Arendt’s understanding of totalitarianism. According to Arendt, the main goal…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Abu’l-Barakat al-Baghdadi’s Metaphysical Philosophy

    The Kitab al-Mu‘tabar

    By Moshe M Pavlov

    Abū’l-Barakāt is a renowned philosopher of the Arabic-Jewish milieu who composed in his magnum opus the Kitāb al-Mu‘tabar, a comprehensive metaphysics which challenged the accepted notions of the traditional metaphysical philosophy. ‘Abū’l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī’s Metaphysical Philosophy’ examines…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Contemporary Sephardic and Mizrahi Literature

    A Diaspora

    Edited by Dario Miccoli

    In the last few years, the fields of Sephardic and Mizrahi Studies have grown significantly, thanks to new publications which take into consideration unexplored aspects of the history, literature and identity of modern Middle Eastern and North African Jews. However, few of these studies abandoned…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Israeli Holocaust Research

    Birth and Evolution

    By Boaz Cohen

    An exploration of the development of Holocaust research in Israel, this book ranges from the consolidation of Holocaust research as an academic subject in the late 1940s to the establishment of Yad Vashem and beyond. Research on the story of historiography is often a work on books, on the "final…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Non-territorial Autonomy in Divided Societies

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by John Coakley

    Non-territorial autonomy is an unusual method of government based on the notion of the devolution of power to entities within the state which exercise jurisdiction over a population defined by personal features (such as opting for a particular ethnic nationality) rather than by geographical…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • The Family Romance of Martyrdom in Second Maccabees

    By Naomi Janowitz

    Centering on the first extant martyr story (2 Maccabees 7), this study explores the "autonomous value" of martyrdom. The story of a mother and her seven sons who die under the torture of the Greek king Antiochus displaces the long-problematic Temple sacrificial cult with new cultic practices, and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Biblical Studies

  • Rome and Judaea

    International Law Relations, 162-100 BCE

    By Linda Zollschan

    Rome and Judaea explores the nature of Judaea’s first diplomatic mission to Rome during the Maccabean revolt: did it result in a sanctioned treaty or was it founded instead on amity? This book breaks new ground in this debate by bringing to light the "Roman-Jewish Friendship tablet," a newly…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Abu’l-Barakat al-Baghdadi’s Scientific Philosophy

    The Kitab al-Mu‘tabar

    By Moshe M. Pavlov

    Abū’l-Barakāt is often considered one of the most comprehensive philosophers of the Arabic-Jewish milieu in the medieval age. His extensive and unique philosophical theories, especially his theories in the particular sciences, were seen as a major challenge for the traditional conceptions of the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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