Religion: Judaism

  • Jews in the Hellenistic and Roman Cities book cover

    Jews in the Hellenistic and Roman Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Bartlett

    Articles examine the city of Jerusalem and other Jewish communities of the Mediterranean diaspora, as reflected in the writings of Luke, Josephus and Philo. Topics covered include social identity, everyday life and religious practice.This will be of interest to students of Roman history, biblical…

    Paperback – 2012-05-29
    Routledge

  • Jews, Christians and Polytheists in the Ancient Synagogue book cover

    Jews, Christians and Polytheists in the Ancient Synagogue

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Fine

    Jews, Christians and Polytheists in the Ancient Synagogue explores the ways in which divergent ethnic, national and religious communities interacted with one another within the synagogue in the Greco-Roman period. It presents new perspectives regarding the development of the synagogue and its…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge

  • Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 1: Fourteen Exploratory Essays book cover

    Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 1

    Fourteen Exploratory Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Arye Edrei, Neil S. Hecht

    This book opens windows onto Jewish legal culture, by offering fourteen exploratory essays, each of which focuses on an aspect of Jewish law, broadly understood. Each chapter is a self-contained journey, as it were, into a feature of the Jewish legal landscape. In other words, rather than taking a…

    Hardback – 2012-03-19
    Routledge

  • Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 2: Fourteen Exploratory Essays book cover

    Windows onto Jewish Legal Culture Volume 2

    Fourteen Exploratory Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Arye Edrei, Neil S. Hecht

    This book opens windows onto Jewish legal culture, by offering fourteen exploratory essays, each of which focuses on an aspect of Jewish law, broadly understood. Each chapter is a self-contained journey, as it were, into a feature of the Jewish legal landscape. In other words, rather than taking a…

    Hardback – 2012-03-19
    Routledge

  • The Septuagint and Homeric Scholarship in Alexandria: A Study in the Narrative of the 'Letter of Aristeas' book cover

    The Septuagint and Homeric Scholarship in Alexandria

    A Study in the Narrative of the 'Letter of Aristeas', 1st Edition

    By Sylvie Honigman

    The Letter of Aristeas tells the story of how Ptolemy Philadelphus of Egypt commissioned seventy scholars to translate the Hebrew Bible into Greek. Long accepted as a straightforward historical account of a cultural enterprise in Ptolemaic Alexandria, the Letter nevertheless poses serious…

    Paperback – 2012-01-31
    Routledge

  • War and Peace in Jewish Tradition: From the Biblical World to the Present book cover

    War and Peace in Jewish Tradition

    From the Biblical World to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yigal Levin, Amnon Shapira

    The transition between the reality of war and a hope for peace has accompanied the Jewish people since biblical times. However, the ways in which both concepts are understood have changed many times over the ages, and both have different implications for an independent nation in its own land than…

    Hardback – 2011-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Spirituality in the Modern World: Within Religious Tradition and Beyond book cover

    Spirituality in the Modern World

    Within Religious Tradition and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Heelas

    It would not be an exaggeration to say that during the last century, most especially during and since the 1960s, the language of spirituality has become one of the most significant ways in which the sacred has come to be understood and judged in the West, and, increasingly, elsewhere. Whether it is…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Religion, Law and Tradition: Comparative Studies in Religious Law book cover

    Religion, Law and Tradition

    Comparative Studies in Religious Law, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Huxley

    This book brings together two scholarly traditions: experts in Roman, Jewish and Islamic law, an area where scholars tend to be familiar with work in each area, and experts in the legal traditions of South and East Asia, which have tended to be less interdisciplinary. The resulting mix produces new…

    Paperback – 2011-12-02
    Routledge

  • The Jewish Law Annual Volume 19 book cover

    The Jewish Law Annual Volume 19

    1st Edition

    By Berachyahu Lifshitz, Hanina Ben-Menahem

    Volume 19 of The Jewish Law Annual is a festschrift in honor of Professor Neil S. Hecht. It contains thirteen articles, ten in English and three in Hebrew. Several articles are jurisprudential in nature, focusing on analysis of halakhic institutions and concepts. Elisha Ancselovits discusses the…

    Hardback – 2011-11-30
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy: 750-500 BCE book cover

    Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy

    750-500 BCE, 1st Edition

    By David Aberbach

    Imperialism and Biblical Prophecy is a radically new interpretation of prophetic poetry. Using more than thirty new translations from the Hebrew Bible, it shows that this poetry is inseparable from imperialism, that each of the three major waves of biblical prophecy which have survived in the Old…

    Paperback – 2011-11-11
    Routledge

  • Fundamentalism and Charismatic Movements book cover

    Fundamentalism and Charismatic Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Lehmann, Humeira Iqtidar

    The term ‘fundamentalism’ carries a wide range of meanings, some of them pejorative. Here it is used to refer to what the French call ‘integrism’, meaning a religious code which encompasses and governs with its prescriptions the entire private and public life of individuals and the collectivity.…

    Hardback – 2011-10-28
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • 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

Product Search