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  • Geneses

    A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tolan

    What is a religion?  How do we discern the boundaries between religions, or religious communities?  When does Judaism become Judaism, Christianity become Christianity, Islam become Islam?  Scholars have increasingly called into question the standard narratives created by the various orthodoxies,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Aspects of Judaism (1928)

    Selected Essays, 1st Edition

    By Rabbi Salis Daiches

    Addressed to Jews and non-Jews alike, though aware that these two reader groups were likelyn to approach the book with very different presuppositions, Daiches sets out to define Judaism in relation to philosophy, to explain Kant’s philosophy through the superiority of halakhah, defend a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors

    Strangers at the Gate, 1st Edition

    By Adriane Leveen

    Throughout the Hebrew Bible, strangers are indispensable to the formation of a collective Israelite identity. Encounters between the Israelites and their neighbors are among the most urgent matters explored in biblical narratives, yet relatively little scholarly attention has been paid to them.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible

    A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey, 1st Edition

    By Brian Rainey

    Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible looks at some of the Bible’s most hostile and violent anti-foreigner texts and raises critical questions about how students of the Bible and ancient Near East should grapple with "ethnicity" and "foreignness" conceptually, hermeneutically and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Biblical World

  • Muslim and Jew

    Origins, Growth, Resentment, 1st Edition

    By Aaron W Hughes

    Muslim and Jew: Origins, Growth, Resentment seeks to show how and why Islam and Judaism have been involved in political and theological self-definitions using the other since the seventh century. This short volume provides a historical and comparative survey of how each religion has thought about…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • Greek Myth and the Bible

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Louden

    Since the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Gilgamesh epic, we have known that the Bible imports narratives from outside of Israelite culture, refiguring them for its own audience. Only more recently, however, has come the realization that Greek culture is also a prominent source of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse

    From Religious Enemies to Allies and Friends, 1st Edition

    By Gary K. Waite

    Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse explores for the first time the extent to which the unusual religious diversity and tolerance of the Dutch Republic affected how its residents regarded Jews and Muslims. Analyzing an array of vernacular publications, this book reveals how Dutch…

    Paperback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge

  • Revealing the History of Ancient Palestine

    Changing Perspectives 8, 1st Edition

    By Keith W. Whitelam

    This volume is part of the Changing Perspectives sub-series, which is constituted by anthologies of articles by world-renowned biblical scholars and historians that have made an impact on the field and changed its course during the last decades. This volume offers a collection of seminal essays by…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Rethinking ‘Authority’ in Late Antiquity

    Authorship, Law, and Transmission in Jewish and Christian Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.J. Berkovitz, Mark Letteney

    The historian’s task involves unmasking the systems of power that underlie our sources. A historian must not only analyze the content and context of ancient sources, but also the structures of power, authority, and political contingency that account for their transmission, preservation, and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Between Jews and Heretics

    Refiguring Justin Martyr’s Dialogue with Trypho, 1st Edition

    By Matthijs den Dulk

    Justin Martyr’s Dialogue with Trypho is the oldest preserved literary dialogue between a Jew and a Christian and a key text for understanding the development of early Judaism and Christianity. In Between Jews and Heretics, Matthijs den Dulk argues that whereas scholarship has routinely cast this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • A Social-Political History of Monotheism

    From Judah to the Byzantines, 1st Edition

    By Jeremiah W. Cataldo

    In A Social-Political History of Monotheism, Cataldo shows how political concerns were fundamental to the development of Judeo-Christian monotheism. Beginning with the disruptive and devastating historical events that shook early Israelite culture and ending with the seemingly victorious emergence…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15
    Routledge

  • Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire

    Violence in Judaea at the Time of Nero, 1st Edition

    By Vasily Rudich

    Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire is the third installment in Vasily Rudich’s trilogy on the psychology of discontent in the Roman Empire at the time of Nero. Unlike his earlier books, it deals not with political dissidence, but with religious dissent, especially in its violent form. Against…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

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