Religion: Jewish Studies

  • Affect and Emotion in Multi-Religious Secular Societies book cover

    Affect and Emotion in Multi-Religious Secular Societies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christian von Scheve, Anna Lea Berg, Meike Haken, Nur Yasemin Ural

    Emotions have moved center stage in many contemporary debates over religious diversity and multicultural recognition. As in other contested fields, emotions are often one-sidedly discussed as quintessentially subjective and individual phenomena, neglecting their social and cultural constitution.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • A Story of YHWH: Cultural Translation and Subversive Reception in Israelite History book cover

    A Story of YHWH

    Cultural Translation and Subversive Reception in Israelite History, 1st Edition

    By Shawn W. Flynn

    A Story of YHWH investigates the ancient Israelite expression of their deity, and tracks why variation occurred in that expression, from the early Iron Age to the Persian period. Through this text readers will gain a better appreciation for the complexities and contexts in the development of YHWH…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Deconstructing the Talmud: The Absolute Book book cover

    Deconstructing the Talmud

    The Absolute Book, 1st Edition

    By Federico Dal Bo

    This monograph uses deconstruction—a philosophical movement originated by Jacques Derrida—to read the most authoritative book in Judaism: the Talmud. Examining deconstruction in comparison with Kant’s and Hegel’s philosophies, the volume argues that the movement opens an innovative debate on Jewish…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Positive Freedom and the Law book cover

    Positive Freedom and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

    This book explains why we should stop thinking of freedom as limited to a right to be left alone. It explores how Kantian philosophy and Jewish thought instead give rise to a concept of positive freedom. At heart, freedom is inextricably linked to the obligation to respect the autonomy and dignity…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • The Baghdadi Jews in India: Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities and Creating Super-Diversity book cover

    The Baghdadi Jews in India

    Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities and Creating Super-Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shalva Weil

    This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained…

    Hardback – 2019-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Judaism and Modernity: The Religious Philosophy of David Hartman book cover

    Judaism and Modernity

    The Religious Philosophy of David Hartman, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan W. Malino

    In the past quarter-century, David Hartman has established himself as one of the pre-eminent religious and Jewish thinkers of our age. Refusing to be limited by the traditional focus on metaphysics and theology, Hartman has developed a religious philosophy through sustained reflection on the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • The White Terror: Antisemitic and Political Violence in Hungary, 1919-1921 book cover

    The White Terror

    Antisemitic and Political Violence in Hungary, 1919-1921, 1st Edition

    By Béla Bodó

    The White Terror was a movement of right-wing militias that for two years actively tracked down, tortured, and murdered members of the Jewish community, as well as former supporters of the short-lived Council Republic in the years following World War I. It can be argued that this example of a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Mass Violence in Modern History

  • The Making of Modern Jewish Identity: Ideological Change and Religious Conversion book cover

    The Making of Modern Jewish Identity

    Ideological Change and Religious Conversion, 1st Edition

    By Motti Inbari

    This volume explores the processes that led several modern Jewish leaders – rabbis, politicians, and intellectuals – to make radical changes to their ideology regarding Zionism, Socialism, and Orthodoxy. Comparing their ideological change to acts of conversion, the study examines the philosophical,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Holocaust Studies: Critical Reflections book cover

    Holocaust Studies

    Critical Reflections, 1st Edition

    By Steven T. Katz

    The great majority of Holocaust scholarship concentrates heavily, if not almost completely, on the Final Solution from the German side. The distinctive feature of this book, both individually and as a collection, is its concentration on the Holocaust from a Judeo-centric point of view. The present…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Classic Essays in Biblical History book cover

    Classic Essays in Biblical History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frederick E. Greenspahn, Peter Machinist

    This volume brings together essays by leading scholars from North America, Europe, and Israel who have drawn on literary analysis of the biblical text as well as archaeology, anthropology, and sociology to make significant contributions to our understanding of the history and religion of ancient…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Classic Essays in Jewish History

  • Local Dimensions of the Second World War in Southeastern Europe book cover

    Local Dimensions of the Second World War in Southeastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xavier Bougarel, Hannes Grandits, Marija Vulesica

    This book deals with the Second World War in Southeastern Europe from the perspective of conditions on the ground during the conflict. The focus is on the reshaping of ethnic and religious groups in wartime, on the "top-down" and "bottom-up" dynamics of mass violence, and on the local dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Mass Violence in Modern History

  • The Origins of Democratic Zionism book cover

    The Origins of Democratic Zionism

    1st Edition

    By Gregory B. Kaplan

    This book is the first to link the modern appreciation for democratic freedom directly to Jewish political thought in seventeenth-century Amsterdam. The modern appreciation for democratic values is often assumed to have its roots in Classical thought. However, democracy has taken various forms in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

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