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  • 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

  • Memory and Forgetting in the Post-Holocaust Era

    The Ethics of Never Again

    By Alejandro Baer, Natan Sznaider

    To forget after Auschwitz is considered barbaric. Baer and Sznaider question this assumption not only in regard to the Holocaust but to other political crimes as well. The duties of memory surrounding the Holocaust have spread around the globe and interacted with other narratives of victimization…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • 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 – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Psyche and Soul

  • Music in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity

    By John Arthur Smith

    In Music in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, John Arthur Smith presents the first full-length study of music among the ancient Israelites, the ancient Jews and the early Christians in the Mediterranean lands during the period from 1000 BCE to 400 CE. He considers the physical, religious and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Music and the Play of Power in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia

    Edited by Laudan Nooshin

    What is it about the history, geographical position and cultures of the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia that has made music such a potent and powerful agent? This volume presents the first direct look at the complex relationship between music and power across a range of musical genres…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Virtuoso Violinist

    By M.W. Rowe

    From 1840-57, Heinrich Ernst was one of the most famous and significant European musicians, and performed on stage, often many times, with Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt, Wagner, Alkan, Clara Schumann, and Joachim. It is a sign of his importance that, in 1863, Brahms gave two public…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Shoah Presence: Architectural Representations of the Holocaust

    By Eran Neuman

    Through the analysis of several commemorative acts in space, matter and image, namely museums and memorials, this book reflects on the ways in which architecture as a discipline, a practice and a discourse represents the Holocaust. In doing so, it problematises how one presents an extreme…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Ethical Turn

    Otherness and Subjectivity in Contemporary Psychoanalysis

    Edited by David M. Goodman, Eric R. Severson

    Levinas (1969) claims that "morality is not a branch of philosophy, but first philosophy" and if he is right about this, might ethics also serve as a first psychology? This possibility is explored by the authors in this volume who seek to bring the "ethical turn" into the world of psychoanalysis.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-29
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • 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

  • 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

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