Jewish Studies Products

  • Judaism

    History, Belief and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    This newly revised all-encompassing textbook is a guide to the history, beliefs and practice of Judaism. Beginning with the ancient Near Eastern background, it covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the rise of medieval Judaism in Islamic and Christian…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling

    A Guide for All Faiths

    By Michelle Friedman, Rachel Yehuda

    The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling provides a clear, practical guide to working with congregants in a range of settings and illustrates the skills and core principles needed for effective pastoral counseling. The material is drawn from Jewish life and rabbinic pastoral counseling, but the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge
    Psyche and Soul

  • Jewish Philosophy Past and Present

    Contemporary Responses to Classical Sources

    Edited by Daniel Frank, Aaron Segal

    In this innovative volume contemporary philosophers respond to classic works of Jewish philosophy. For each of twelve central topics in Jewish philosophy, Jewish philosophical readings, drawn from the medieval period through the twentieth century, appear alongside an invited contribution that…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Suffering since the Holocaust

    Making Ethics "First Philosophy" in Levinas, Wiesel and Rubenstein

    By Ingrid L Anderson

    For many, the Holocaust made thinking about ethics in traditional ways impossible. It called into question the predominance of speculative ontology in Western thought, and left many arguing that Western political, cultural and philosophical inattention to universal ethics were both a cause and an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rewriting Ancient Jewish History

    The History of the Jews in Roman Times and the New Historical Method

    By Amram Tropper

    Half a century ago, the primary contours of the history of the Jews in Roman times were not subject to much debate. This standard account collapsed, however, when a handful of insights undermined the traditional historical method, the method long enlisted by historians for eliciting facts from…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • From the Arab Other to the Israeli Self

    Palestinian Culture in the Making of Israeli National Identity

    By Yonatan Mendel, Ronald Ranta

    This book examines the role played by Arab-Palestinian culture and people in the construction and reproduction of Israeli national identity and culture, showing that it is impossible to understand modern Israeli national identity and culture without taking into account its crucial encounter and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • The Jung-Kirsch Letters

    The Correspondence of C.G. Jung and James Kirsch, 2nd Edition

    By Ann Conrad Lammers

    This book charts Carl Gustav Jung’s 33-year (1928-61) correspondence with James Kirsch, adding depth and complexity to the previously published record of the early Jungian movement. Kirsch was a German-Jewish psychiatrist, a first-generation follower of Jung, who founded Jungian communities in…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11
    Routledge

  • Secularism and Religion in Jewish-Israeli Politics

    Traditionists and Modernity

    By Yaacov Yadgar

    Common discourse on Jewish identity in Israel is dominated by the view that Jewish Israelis can, and should, be either religious or secular. Moving away from this conventional framework, this book examines the role of secularism and religion in Jewish society and politics. With a focus on the ‘…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Theology and the Arts

    Engaging Faith

    By Ruth Illman, W. Alan Smith

    This book brings the emerging fields of practical theology and theology of the arts into a dialogue beyond the bias of modern systematic and constructive theology. The authors draw upon postmodern, post-secular, feminist, liberation, and dialogical/dialectical philosophy and theology, and their…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 21

    Edited by Benjamin Porat

    Volume 21 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 20 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Rabbis of our Time

    Authorities of Judaism in the Religious and Political Ferment of Modern Times

    By Marek Čejka, Roman Kořan

    The term ‘rabbi’ predominantly denotes Jewish men qualified to interpret the Torah and apply halacha, or those entrusted with the religious leadership of a Jewish community. However, the role of the rabbi has been understood differently across the Jewish world. While in Israel they control legally…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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