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  • Deconstructing the Talmud

    The Absolute Book

    By Federico Dal Bo

    This book employs deconstruction as a way to interpret the Talmud. This methodology is then used to emphasise the logocentric and patriarchal nature of the text.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    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 – 2017-02-28 
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    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 – 2017-02-17 
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    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 – 2017-02-04 
    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 – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Abul-Barakat Al-Baghdadi's Scientific Philosophy

    The Kitab Al-Mutabar

    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

  • History Of The Jewish People Vol 1

    By Kent

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
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  • Representations of Anne Frank in American Literature

    By Rachael McLennan

    This book explores portrayals of Anne Frank in American literature, where she is often invoked, if problematically, as a means of encouraging readers to think widely about persecution, genocide, and victimisation; often in relation to gender, ethnicity, and race. It shows how literary…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Emmanuel Levinas and the Limits to Ethics

    A Critique and a Re-Appropriation

    By Aryeh Botwinick

    Emanuel Levinas and the Limits to Ethics highlights how radically different Jewish ethics is from Christian ethics, and the profound affinities that subsist between Jewish ethics and philosophical and political liberalism. The philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas has captured the imagination of a global…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Judaeo Arabic Studies

    By Golb

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations

    Edited by Josef Meri

    The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of interfaith dialogue. The volume is designed to illuminate positive encounters between Muslims and Jews, as…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Religion

  • The Jewish Law Annual Volume 18

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 18 of The Jewish Law Annual contains six comprehensive articles on various aspects of Jewish law. Three articles address family law. One addresses the painful issue of the plight of the wife whose husband withholds conjugal relations. In a marriage where relations are withheld, the wife may…

    Paperback – 2016-05-20
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Jewish Law Annual

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