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  • Passion, Persecution and Epiphany in Early Jewish Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Allen, Pierre J. Jordaan, József Zsengellér

    This volume examines Jewish literature produced from c. 700 B.C.E. to c. 200 C.E. from a socio-theological perspective. In this context, it offers a scholarly attempt to understand how the ancient Jewish psyche dealt with times of extreme turmoil and how Jewish theology altered to meet the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge

  • Levinas and Analytic Philosophy

    Second-Person Normatvity and the Moral Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melis Erdur, Michael Fagenblat

    This volume examines the relevance of Emmanuel Levinas’s work to recent developments in analytic philosophy. Contemporary analytic philosophers working in metaethics, the philosophy of mind, and the metaphysic of personal identity have argued for views similar to those espoused by Levinas. Often…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Jewish Life in Southeast Europe

    Diverse Perspectives on the Holocaust and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kateřina Králová, Marija Vulesica, Giorgos Antoniou

    This anthology brings together eight chapters which examine the life of Jews in Southeast Europe through political, social and cultural lenses. Even though the Holocaust put an end to many communities in the region, this book chronicles how some Holocaust survivors nevertheless tried to restore…

    Hardback – 2019-11-06 
    Routledge
    The Southeast Europe and Black Sea Series

  • A Story of YHWH

    Cultural Translation and Subversive Reception in Israelite History, 1st Edition

    By Shawn W. Flynn

    A Story of YHWH investigates the ancient Israelite expression of their deity, and tracks why variation occurred in that expression, from the early Iron Age to the Persian period. Through this text, readers will gain a better appreciation for the complexities and contexts in the development of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Affect and Emotion in Multi-Religious Secular Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian von Scheve, Anna Lea Berg, Meike Haken, Nur Yasemin Ural

    Emotions have moved center stage in many contemporary debates over religious diversity and multicultural recognition. As in other contested fields, emotions are often one-sidedly discussed as quintessentially subjective and individual phenomena, neglecting their social and cultural constitution.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Rethinking Israel and Palestine

    Marxist Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Oded Nir, Joel Wainwright

    The Middle East seems to be in perpetual crisis. One might expect a plethora of Marxist analyses of Israel and Palestine. Yet in the literature on Israel and Palestine there are hardly any studies of class, relations of production, or the relationship between the political and economic balance of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Positive Freedom and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

    This book explains why we should stop thinking of freedom as limited to a right to be left alone. It explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead give rise to a concept of positive freedom. At heart, freedom is inextricably linked to the obligation to respect the autonomy and dignity…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • Deconstructing the Talmud

    The Absolute Book, 1st Edition

    By Federico Dal Bo

    This monograph uses deconstruction—a philosophical movement originated by Jacques Derrida—to read the most authoritative book in Judaism: the Talmud. Examining deconstruction in comparison with Kant’s and Hegel’s philosophies, the volume argues that the movement opens an innovative debate on Jewish…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Baghdadi Jews in India

    Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities and Creating Super-Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shalva Weil

    This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • The Swedish Jews and the Holocaust

    1st Edition

    By Pontus Rudberg

    "We will be judged in our own time and in the future by measuring the aid that we, inhabitants of a free and fortunate country, gave to our brethren in this time of greatest disaster." This declaration, made shortly after the pogroms of November 1938 by the Jewish communities in Sweden, was truer…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

  • The Roots of Jewish Consciousness (2 Volume set)

    1st Edition

    By Erich Neumann

    Edited by Ann Conrad Lammers

    The Roots of Jewish Consciousness, Volume One: Revelation and Apocalypse is the first volume, fully annotated, of a major, previously unpublished, two-part work by Erich Neumann (1905-1960). It was written between 1934 and 1940, after Neumann, then a young philosopher and physician and freshly…

    Pack – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Memory and Forgetting in the Post-Holocaust Era

    The Ethics of Never Again, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

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