Religion: Judaism

  • Saints and Sanctity in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam: Striving for remembrance book cover

    Saints and Sanctity in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

    Striving for remembrance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandre Coello de la Rosa, Linda G. Jones

    A common objective of saint veneration in all three Abrahamic religions is the recovery and perpetuation of the collective memory of the saint. Christianity, Judaism, and Islam all yield intriguing similarities and differences in their respective conceptions of sanctity. This edited collection…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • 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 – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Geneses: A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam book cover

    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 – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Mass Violence in Modern History

  • Jewish Migration in Modern Times: The Case of Eastern Europe book cover

    Jewish Migration in Modern Times

    The Case of Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Semion Goldin, Mia Spiro, Scott Ury

    This collection examines various aspects of Jewish migration within, from and to eastern Europe between 1880 and the present. It focuses on not only the wide variety of factors that often influenced the fateful decision to immigrate, but also the personal experience of migration and the critical…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism book cover

    Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Slomowitz, Alison Feit

    Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis, and Traditional Judaism explores the often incommensurable and irreconcilable beliefs and understandings of sexuality and gender in the Orthodox Jewish community from psychoanalytic, rabbinic, feminist, and queer perspectives. The book explores how…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion: Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives book cover

    Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion

    Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John J. Fitzgerald, Ashley John Moyse

    Modern medicine has produced many wonderful technological breakthroughs that have extended the limits of the frail human body. However, much of the focus of this medical research has been on the physical, often reducing the human being to a biological machine to be examined, understood, and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Revival: Aspects of Judaism (1928): Selected Essays book cover

    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 – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors: Strangers at the Gate book cover

    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 – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • The Role of Contradictions in Spinoza's Philosophy: The God-intoxicated heretic book cover

    The Role of Contradictions in Spinoza's Philosophy

    The God-intoxicated heretic, 1st Edition

    By Yuval Jobani

    Spinoza is commonly perceived as the great metaphysician of coherence. The Euclidean manner in which he presented his philosophy in the Ethics has led readers to assume they are facing a strict and consistent philosophical system that necessarily follows from itself. As opposed to the prevailing…

    Paperback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible: A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey book cover

    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 book cover

    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

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