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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

  • Reading the Jewish Woman on the Elizabethan Stage

    By Michelle Ephraim

    The first book-length examination of Jewish women in Renaissance drama, this study explores fictional representations of the female Jew in academic, private and public stage performances during Queen Elizabeth I's reign; it links lesser-known dramatic adaptations of the biblical Rebecca, Deborah,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall

    History, Memory, Aesthetics

    By Peter Muir

    Shimon Attie's Writing on the Wall: History, Memory, Aesthetics theorises images from Attie's 'The Writing on the Wall 1991-1993' installation as a memorial activity, and as an index or habitation for history. The images, which appeared in Berlin's Scheunenviertel district, are suspended by the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Contesting Inter-Religious Conversion in the Medieval World

    By Yaniv Fox, Yosi Yisraeli

    The Mediterranean and its hinterlands were the scene of intensive and transformative contact between cultures in the Middle Ages. From the seventh to the seventeenth century, the three civilizations into which the region came to be divided geographically – the Islamic Khalifate, the Byzantine…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    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 – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Seeing Mahler: Music and the Language of Antisemitism in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna

    By K.M. Knittel

    No-one doubts that Gustav Mahler's tenure at the Vienna Court Opera from 1897-1907 was made extremely unpleasant by the antisemitic press. The great biographer, Henry-Louis de La Grange, acknowledges that 'it must be said that antisemitism was a permanent feature of Viennese life'. Unfortunately,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Divine Service?

    Judaism and Israel's Armed Forces

    By Stuart A. Cohen

    Religion now plays an increasingly prominent role in the discourse on international security. Within that context, attention largely focuses on the impact exerted by teachings rooted in Christianity and Islam. By comparison, the linkages between Judaism and the resort to armed force are invariably…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Religion and International Security

  • Volume 10, Tome III: Kierkegaard's Influence on Theology

    Catholic and Jewish Theology

    Edited by Jon Stewart

    Kierkegaard has always enjoyed a rich reception in the fields of theology and religious studies. This reception might seem obvious given that he is one of the most important Christian writers of the nineteenth century, but Kierkegaard was by no means a straightforward theologian in any traditional…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Kierkegaard Research: Sources, Reception and Resources

  • 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 – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Still Songs: Music In and Around the Poetry of Paul Celan

    By Axel Englund

    What does it mean for poetry and music to turn to each other, in the shadow of the Holocaust, as a means of aesthetic self-reflection? How can their mutual mirroring, of such paramount importance to German Romanticism, be reconfigured to retain its validity after the Second World War? These are the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe

    The Cultural Politics of Seeing

    By Angi Buettner

    Holocaust Images and Picturing Catastrophe explores the phenomenon of Holocaust transfer, analysing the widespread practice of using the Holocaust and its imagery for the representation and recording of other historical events in various media sites. It investigates the use of Holocaust imagery in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Jewish/Christian/Queer

    Crossroads and Identities

    Edited by Frederick Roden

    At a time when major branches of Judaism and most Christian denominations are addressing the relationship between religion and homosexuality, Jewish/Christian/Queer offers a unique examination of the similarities between the queer intersections of Judaism and Christianity, and the queer…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

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