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  • The Family Romance of Martyrdom in Second Maccabees

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • On Liberty

    Jewish Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Role of Contradictions in Spinoza's Philosophy

    The God-intoxicated heretic, 1st Edition

    By Yuval Jobani

    Spinoza is commonly perceived as the great metaphysician of coherence. The Euclidean manner in which he presented his philosophy in the Ethics has led readers to assume they are facing a strict and consistent philosophical system that necessarily follows from itself. As opposed to the prevailing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Forrest, Matthias Middell

    The Routledge Companion to the French Revolution in World History engages with some of the most recent trends in French revolutionary scholarship by considering the Revolution in its global context. Across seventeen chapters an international team of contributors examine the impact of the Revolution…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Boundaries, Identity and belonging in Modern Judaism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Diemling, Larry Ray

    The drawing of boundaries has always been a key part of the Jewish tradition and has served to maintain a distinctive Jewish identity. At the same time, these boundaries have consistently been subject to negotiation, transgression and contestation. The increasing fragmentation of Judaism into…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Young Jewish Poets Who Fell as Soviet Soldiers in the Second World War

    1st Edition

    By Rina Lapidus

    This book deals with the work of fifteen young Jewish poets who were killed, died of wounds, or were executed in captivity while serving in the Red Army in the Second World War. All were young, all were poets, most were thoroughly assimilated into Soviet society whilst at the same time being rooted…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Modern Gnosis and Zionism

    The Crisis of Culture, Life Philosophy and Jewish National Thought, 1st Edition

    By Yotam Hotam

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the German intellectual world was challenged by a growing distrust in the rational ideals of the enlightenment, and consequently by a belief in the existence of a radical ‘cultural crisis’. One response to this crisis was the emergence of ‘Life…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Israel at the Polls 2013

    Continuity and Change in Israeli Political Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eithan Orkibi, Manfred Gerstenfeld

    The 2013 elections took place less than two years after the overwhelming wave of social protests of summer 2011. At first, the election campaign did not raise much public interest, but the emergence of new players and young political forces energized the political race. Polls conducted throughout…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Rabbinic Theology and Jewish Intellectual History

    The Great Rabbi Loew of Prague, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meir Seidler

    Rabbi Loew (the Maharal) of Prague remains one of the most influential and prolific Jewish thinkers of his time. Widely considered one of the fathers of Hassidic thought and a harbinger of Modern Jewish philosophy, his life and work have retained their influence and remain prevalent today. Adopting…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Judaism in Contemporary Thought

    Traces and Influence, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Jewish Cryptotheologies of Late Modernity

    Philosophical Marranos, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • New Media, Politics and Society in Israel

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gideon Doron, Azi Lev-On

    This book addresses the social and political landscape of Internet usage in Israel, and studies the formation of a networked information society in the "hi-tech nation". As Israel is considered a highly technologically developed country, it could serve as a model to assess and compare the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

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