Religion: Scriptures of Judaism

  • Jeremiah in History and Tradition book cover

    Jeremiah in History and Tradition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jim West, Niels Peter Lemche

    Jeremiah in History and Tradition examines aspects of the Book of Jeremiah from a variety of perspectives including historical, textual, redaction and feminist criticism as well as the history of its reception. The book looks afresh at the Book of Jeremiah through the lens of intertextuality and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Charity in Rabbinic Judaism: Atonement, Rewards, and Righteousness book cover

    Charity in Rabbinic Judaism

    Atonement, Rewards, and Righteousness, 1st Edition

    By Alyssa M. Gray

    Studying the many ideas about how giving charity atones for sin and other rewards in late antique rabbinic literature, this volume contains many, varied, and even conflicting ideas, as the multiplicity must be recognized and allowed expression. Topics include the significance of the rabbis’ use of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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 – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Greek Myth and the Bible book cover

    Greek Myth and the Bible

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Louden

    Since the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Gilgamesh epic, we have known that the Bible imports narratives from outside of Israelite culture, refiguring them for its own audience. Only more recently, however, has come the realization that Greek culture is also a prominent source of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Reading the Sacred Scriptures: From Oral Tradition to Written Documents and their Reception book cover

    Reading the Sacred Scriptures

    From Oral Tradition to Written Documents and their Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiachra Long, Siobhán Dowling Long

    Reading the Sacred Scriptures: From Oral Tradition to Written Documents and their Reception examines how the scriptures came to be written and how their authority has been constructed and reinforced over time. Highlighting the measures taken to safeguard the stability of oral accounts, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • The Family Romance of Martyrdom in Second Maccabees book cover

    The Family Romance of Martyrdom in Second Maccabees

    1st Edition

    By Naomi Janowitz

    Centering on the first extant martyr story (2 Maccabees 7), this study explores the "autonomous value" of martyrdom. The story of a mother and her seven sons who die under the torture of the Greek king Antiochus displaces the long-problematic Temple sacrificial cult with new cultic practices, and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Biblical Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Josef Meri

    The Routledge Handbook of Muslim-Jewish Relations invites readers to deepen their understanding of the historical, social, cultural, and political themes that impact modern-day perceptions of interfaith dialogue. The volume is designed to illuminate positive encounters between Muslims and Jews, as…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Religion

  • Jewish Women's Torah Study: Orthodox Religious Education and Modernity book cover

    Jewish Women's Torah Study

    Orthodox Religious Education and Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Ilan Fuchs

    One of the cornerstones of the religious Jewish experience in all its variations is Torah study, and this learning is considered a central criterion for leadership. Jewish Women’s Torah Study addresses the question of women's integration in the halachic-religious system at this pivotal intersection…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Origin of Heresy: A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity book cover

    The Origin of Heresy

    A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Robert M. Royalty

    Heresy is a central concept in the formation of Orthodox Christianity. Where does this notion come from? This book traces the construction of the idea of ‘heresy’ in the rhetoric of ideological disagreements in Second Temple Jewish and early Christian texts and in the development of the polemical…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Representing Zion: Judgement and Salvation in the Old Testament book cover

    Representing Zion

    Judgement and Salvation in the Old Testament, 1st Edition

    By Frederik Poulsen

    The prophetic books of the Old Testament offer a fascinating collection of oracles, poetic images, and theological ideas. Among the most prominent themes are those of judgment and salvation, especially concerning the fate of Zion. This place, where the people of God dwell, is alternately presented…

    Hardback – 2014-09-30
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • The Rebellion of Absalom book cover

    The Rebellion of Absalom

    1st Edition

    By Keith Bodner

    With extraordinary range and literary energy, the story of Absalom’s rebellion in 2 Samuel ranks as the most elaborate and extensively narrated internal political event in the Hebrew Bible, complete with a host of scandalous and sordid events: illicit sex, murder, cover-up, petty crime, to name a…

    Paperback – 2013-12-18
    Routledge

  • Reading Jewish Religious Texts book cover

    Reading Jewish Religious Texts

    1st Edition

    By Eliezer Segal

    Reading Jewish Religious Texts introduces students to a range of significant post-biblical Jewish writing. It covers diverse genres such as prayer and liturgical poetry, biblical interpretation, religious law, philosophy, mysticism and works of ethical instruction. Each text is newly translated…

    Paperback – 2011-08-30
    Routledge
    Reading Religious Texts

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