Religion: Jewish Studies

  • 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. In…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • 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 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rationality and Religious Theism book cover

    Rationality and Religious Theism

    By Joshua L. Golding

    Title first published in 2003. 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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Religious Studies and Rabbinics: A Conversation book cover

    Religious Studies and Rabbinics

    A Conversation

    Edited by Elizabeth Shanks Alexander, Beth A. Berkowitz

    Religious Studies and Rabbinics have overlapping yet distinct interests, subject matter, and methods. Religious Studies is committed to the study of religion writ large. It develops theories and methods intended to apply across religious traditions. Rabbinics, by contrast, is dedicated to a defined…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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 – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Second World War History

  • Contemporary Left Antisemitism book cover

    Contemporary Left Antisemitism

    By David Hirsh

    Today’s antisemitism is difficult to recognize because it does not come dressed in a Nazi uniform and it does not openly proclaim its hatred or fear of Jews. This book looks at the kind of antisemitism which is tolerated or which goes unacknowledged in apparently democratic spaces: trade unions,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge

  • Israel, the Church, and Millenarianism: A Way beyond Replacement Theology book cover

    Israel, the Church, and Millenarianism

    A Way beyond Replacement Theology

    By Steven D. Aguzzi

    Since the calls of the Second Vatican Council, Roman Catholic theologians have sought to overcome an overarching problem facing Jewish–Christian relations, the concept of "supersessionism"; the idea that God has revoked the spiritual and historical promises made to the Jewish people in favour of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Modern Gnosis and Zionism: The Crisis of Culture, Life Philosophy and Jewish National Thought book cover

    Modern Gnosis and Zionism

    The Crisis of Culture, Life Philosophy and Jewish National Thought

    By Yotam Hotam

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the German intellectual world was challenged by a growing distrust in the rational ideals of the enlightenment, and consequently by a belief in the existence of a radical ‘cultural crisis’. One response to this crisis was the emergence of ‘Life…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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