Religion: 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

  • Agrippa II: The Last of the Herods book cover

    Agrippa II

    The Last of the Herods, 1st Edition

    By David Jacobson

    Agrippa II is the first comprehensive biography of the last descendant of Herod the Great to rule as a client king of Rome. Agrippa was the last king to assume responsibility for the management of the Temple in Jerusalem, and he ultimately saw its destruction in the Judaean-Roman War. This study…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • 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

  • 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 book explores the process that led several modern Jewish leaders to make radical changes to their ideology regarding Zionism, Socialism, and Orthodoxy. The research compares their ideological change to acts of conversion, and examines the philosophical, sociological, and psychological path of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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 – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion 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 – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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 – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Religious Boundaries for Sex, Gender, and Corporeality book cover

    Religious Boundaries for Sex, Gender, and Corporeality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Cuffel, Ana Echevarria, Georgios T. Halkias

    The ambiguity concerning the interpretation of the ‘physical body’ in religious thought is not peculiar to any given religion, but is discernible in the scriptures, practices, and disciplines in most of the world’s major religious traditions. This book seeks to address the nuances of difference…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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