Religion: Jewish Studies

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture book cover

    Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different and the sense that the ideals of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Jews on the Move: Modern Cosmopolitanist Thought and its Others book cover

    Jews on the Move: Modern Cosmopolitanist Thought and its Others

    Edited by Cathy Gelbin, Sander L Gilman

    Jewish cosmopolitanism is key to understanding both modern globalization, and the old and new nationalism. Jewish cultures existing in the Western world during the last two centuries have been and continue to be read as hyphenated phenomena within a specific national context, such as German-Jewish…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Kosher and Halal Business Compliance book cover

    Kosher and Halal Business Compliance

    By John Lever, Johan Fischer

    Within the last two decades or so, kosher and halal markets have become global in scope and states, manufacturers, restaurants, shops, certifiers and consumers around the world are faced with ever stricter and more complex kosher and halal requirements – most clearly exemplified by Muslim and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Classic Essays in Early Rabbinic Culture and History book cover

    Classic Essays in Early Rabbinic Culture and History

    Edited by Christine Hayes

    This volume brings together a set of classic essays on early Rabbinic history and culture, seven of which have been translated into English especially for this publication. The studies are presented in three sections according to theme: (1) sources, methods and meaning; (2) tradition and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge
    Classic Essays in Jewish History

  • Jewish and Christian Voices in English Reformation Biblical Drama: Enacting Family and Monarchy book cover

    Jewish and Christian Voices in English Reformation Biblical Drama

    Enacting Family and Monarchy

    By Chanita Goodblatt

    English Biblical drama of the sixteenth century resounds with a variety of Jewish and Christian voices. Whether embodied as characters or manifested as exegetical and performative strategies, these voices participate in the central Reformation project of biblical translation. Such translations and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Abraham! Abraham!: Kierkegaard and the Hasidim on the Binding of Isaac book cover

    Abraham! Abraham!

    Kierkegaard and the Hasidim on the Binding of Isaac

    By Jerome I. Gellman

    This title was first published in 2003. Abraham! Abraham! is an adventure in contemporary theology addressing the akedah (the binding or sacrifice of Isaac) inspired by Kierkegaard and by the Hasidim, especially Rabbi Nachman of Breslav and Rabbi Mordecai Joseph Leiner of Izbica. Gellman presents…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Signs of Change: Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915 book cover

    Signs of Change

    Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915

    By Ron Robin

    Originally published in 1985, Urbanisation in China is based on extensive original research and fieldwork, considers the whole problem of urbanisation in China. Starting with an outline of the pre-communist legacy, the author traces population changes and urban growth throughout the communist…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Routledge Library Editions: Urban History book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1973 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of urban history, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine urbanization, European urbanization, community, ethnicity, race, urban poverty…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • The Book of Zechariah and its Influence book cover

    The Book of Zechariah and its Influence

    By Christopher Tuckett

    Edited by Christopher Tuckett

    This title was first published in 2003. The book bearing the title of 'Zechariah' is, in its present form, an amalgam of oracles and prophecies stemming from Zechariah himself as well as others. It became part of Jewish scripture, was revered and valued, and was a partiuclar favourite of a number…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women and Jewish Marriage Negotiations in Early Modern Italy: For Love and Money book cover

    Women and Jewish Marriage Negotiations in Early Modern Italy

    For Love and Money

    By Howard Tzvi Adelman

    This book examines the role of women in Jewish family negotiations, using the setting of Italy from the end of the Renaissance to the Baroque. In ghettos at night and under the scrutiny of inquisitions, Jews flourished. Life and learning were enriched by Jews from the Iberian Peninsula, the Ottoman…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Neusner on Judaism: Volume 1: History book cover

    Neusner on Judaism

    Volume 1: History

    By Jacob Neusner

    Jacob Neusner has published more than 1000 books and articles, scholarly and academic, popular and journalistic, and is one of the most published humanities scholars in the world. Over a period of fifty years he has made significant, insightful and challenging contributions to the study of Rabbinic…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Old and Dirty Gods: Religion, Antisemitism, and the Origins of Psychoanalysis book cover

    Old and Dirty Gods

    Religion, Antisemitism, and the Origins of Psychoanalysis

    By Pamela Cooper-White

    Freud’s collection of antiquities—his "old and dirty gods"—stood as silent witnesses to the early analysts’ paradoxical fascination and hostility toward religion. Pamela Cooper-White argues that antisemitism, reaching back centuries before the Holocaust, and the acute perspective from the margins…

    Paperback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Psyche and Soul

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