Religion: Jewish Studies

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 22 book cover

    Jewish Law Annual Volume 22

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 22 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 21 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in Jewish law.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • The Bible and the 'Holy Poor': From the Tanakh to Les Misérables book cover

    The Bible and the 'Holy Poor'

    From the Tanakh to Les Misérables

    By David Aberbach

    The Hebrew Bible is the main legislative and literary influence on European Poor Law and on literature on poverty and the poor. No extant literature from the ancient world placed more importance upon social welfare and the duty of the better-off toward the poor. It is the founding text for…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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 – 2017-12-01 
    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 – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Psyche and Soul

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rationality and Religious Theism book cover

    Rationality and Religious Theism

    By Joshua L. Golding

    Throughout the ages one of the central topics in philosophy of religion has been the rationality of theistic belief. This book proposes that parties on both sides of this debate might shift their attention in a different direction, by focusing on the question of whether it is rational to be a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Jews, Labour and the Left, 1918–48 book cover

    Jews, Labour and the Left, 1918–48

    By Christine Collette, Stephen Bird

    This title was first published in 2000. With the advent of the Second World War, fascism became inextricably associated with anti-Semitism. It is hardly surprising, therefore, to find that a significant number of Jewish people were politically inclined towards the left and were actively involved in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • The Swedish Jews and the Holocaust book cover

    The Swedish Jews and the Holocaust

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Second World War History

  • Jews and Gentiles in Central and Eastern Europe during the Holocaust: History and memory book cover

    Jews and Gentiles in Central and Eastern Europe during the Holocaust

    History and memory

    Edited by Hana Kubátová, Jan Láníček

    Providing diverse insights into Jewish–Gentile relations in East Central Europe from the outbreak of the Second World War until the reestablishment of civic societies after the fall of Communism in the late 1980s, this volume brings together scholars from various disciplines – including history,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans book cover

    Herod

    King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Richardson, Amy Marie Fisher

    Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans examines the life, work, and influence of this controversial figure, who remains the most highly visible of the Roman client kings under Augustus. Herod’s rule shaped the world in which Christianity arose and his influence can still be seen today.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

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