Religion: Judaism

  • Domestic Abuse and the Jewish Community: Perspectives from the First International Conference book cover

    Domestic Abuse and the Jewish Community

    Perspectives from the First International Conference, 1st Edition

    By Diane Gardsbane

    Learn ways to address domestic and sexual abuse in your communityBreaking the cycle of domestic violence and abuse poses unique problems for the Jewish community, owing to the internal divisions of politics, religious practice, and culture. However, creating strategies to work together based upon…

    Paperback – 2005-09-20
    Routledge

  • Controversy and Dialogue in the Jewish Tradition: A Reader book cover

    Controversy and Dialogue in the Jewish Tradition

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanina Ben-Menahem, Neil Hecht, Shai Wosner

    Controversy is the main instrument by which Judaism develops and shapes its philosophy, theology and law. The rabbinical literature speaks with many voices, debating virtually every subject, and failing to reach a consensus on many. However, this willingness to condone controversy is accompanied by…

    Hardback – 2005-09-01
    Routledge

  • The Symbolic Jesus: Historical Scholarship, Judaism and the Construction of Contemporary Identity book cover

    The Symbolic Jesus

    Historical Scholarship, Judaism and the Construction of Contemporary Identity, 1st Edition

    By William E. Arnal

    It is widely accepted that Jesus was a Jew. However, both Christian and New Testament scholarship have a strong anti-Jewish history. 'The Symbolic Jesus' presents the controversies surrounding the Jewishness of Jesus. It examines the insistence among historical Jesus scholars that Jesus was a Jew…

    Paperback – 2005-03-01
    Routledge
    Religion in Culture

  • The Formation of Christianity in Antioch: A Social-Scientific Approach to the Separation between Judaism and Christianity book cover

    The Formation of Christianity in Antioch

    A Social-Scientific Approach to the Separation between Judaism and Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Magnus Zetterholm

    Magnus Zetterholm uses theoretical insights from the social sciences to deal with the complex issues raised by the parting of Judaism and Christianity, and the accompanying rise of Christian anti-Semitism in ancient Antioch. Unlike previous attempts to solve this problem have focused mainly on…

    Paperback – 2004-12-22
    Routledge

  • The Holocaust: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies book cover

    The Holocaust

    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Cesarani

    Since the end of the 1980s the field of Holocaust studies has burgeoned, diversified, and experienced a series of important controversies. Drawing on the best research of the past sixty years, this collection brings together the most significant secondary literature on the Nazi persecution and mass…

    Hardback – 2004-01-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

  • Judaica in the Slavic Realm, Slavica in the Judaic Realm: Repositories, Collections, Projects, Publications book cover

    Judaica in the Slavic Realm, Slavica in the Judaic Realm

    Repositories, Collections, Projects, Publications, 1st Edition

    By Zachary Baker

    Rediscover the history that the Soviets tried to erase! This important book addresses topics that may be unfamiliar even to specialists in Slavic or Jewish Studies. You’ll find essays, bibliographies, and research studies illustrating the state of Jewish-related publishing ventures in…

    Paperback – 2004-01-26
    Routledge

  • History of Jewish Philosophy book cover

    History of Jewish Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Frank, Oliver Leaman

    Jewish philosophy is often presented as an addendum to Jewish religion rather than as a rich and varied tradition in its own right, but the History of Jewish Philosophy explores the entire scope and variety of Jewish philosophy from philosophical interpretations of the Bible right up to…

    Paperback – 2003-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge History of World Philosophies

  • The Routledge Dictionary of Judaism book cover

    The Routledge Dictionary of Judaism

    1st Edition

    By Alan Avery-Peck, Jacob Neusner

    Compiled by two internationally renowned experts, and with over 600 wide-ranging and informative entries, The Routledge Dictionary of Judaism provides the reader with an invaluable reference aid to all areas of the religion. Topics covered include:*The religion's forms and history*Its institutions,…

    Paperback – 2003-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Dictionaries

  • Refractions of Violence book cover

    Refractions of Violence

    1st Edition

    By Martin Jay

    A new collection of essays by the internationally recognized cultural critic and intellectual historian Martin Jay that revolves around the themes of violence and visuality, with essays on the Holocaust and virtual reality, religious violence, the art world, and the Unicorn Killer, among a wide…

    Paperback – 2003-09-19
    Routledge

  • The Female Face of God in Auschwitz: A Jewish Feminist Theology of the Holocaust book cover

    The Female Face of God in Auschwitz

    A Jewish Feminist Theology of the Holocaust, 1st Edition

    By Melissa Raphael

    The dominant theme of post-Holocaust Jewish theology has been that of the temporary hiddenness of God, interpreted either as a divine mystery or, more commonly, as God's deferral to human freedom. But traditional Judaic obligations of female presence, together with the traditional image of the…

    Paperback – 2003-03-13
    Routledge
    Religion and Gender

  • Major World Religions: From Their Origins To The Present book cover

    Major World Religions

    From Their Origins To The Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    This work seeks to answer questions about the great religious traditions in the contemporary age. It focuses upon those religions that continue to demand the attention of the Western world. Following an introduction on the philosophy of religion, attention is focused on Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism,…

    Paperback – 2003-03-13
    Routledge

  • Martin Buber: The Life of Dialogue book cover

    Martin Buber

    The Life of Dialogue, 4th Edition

    By Maurice S. Friedman

    Martin Buber: The Life of Dialogue, the first study in any language to provide a complete overview of Buber's thought, remains the definitive guide to the full range of his work and the starting point for all modern Buber scholarship. Maurice S. Friedman reveals the implications of Buber's thought…

    Paperback – 2002-10-03
    Routledge
    Martin Buber

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