Religion: Judaism

  • Liberal Religion: Progressive versions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam book cover

    Liberal Religion

    Progressive versions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, 1st Edition

    By Emanuel de Kadt

    In recent years, there has been an upsurge of interest in religion and religious issues. Some have linked this to a neo-liberal form of individualism, while others noted that secularism has left people bereft of a humanly necessary link with the transcendent. The importance of identity issues has…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Signs of Change: Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915 book cover

    Signs of Change

    Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915, 1st Edition

    By Ron Robin

    Originally published in 1990, Signs of Change assess the people of San Francisco according to their own demonstrative standards through the visual symbols. Special attention is devoted to the visual perceptions of immigrants, those whose senses were not smothered by over-familiarity or protracted…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • A Social-Political History of Monotheism: From Judah to the Byzantines book cover

    A Social-Political History of Monotheism

    From Judah to the Byzantines, 1st Edition

    By Jeremiah W. Cataldo

    In A Social-Political History of Monotheism, Cataldo shows how political concerns were fundamental to the development of Judeo-Christian monotheism. Beginning with the disruptive and devastating historical events that shook early Israelite culture and ending with the seemingly victorious emergence…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15
    Routledge

  • Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire: Violence in Judaea at the Time of Nero book cover

    Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire

    Violence in Judaea at the Time of Nero, 1st Edition

    By Vasily Rudich

    Religious Dissent in the Roman Empire is the third installment in Vasily Rudich’s trilogy on the psychology of discontent in the Roman Empire at the time of Nero. Unlike his earlier books, it deals not with political dissidence, but with religious dissent, especially in its violent form. Against…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Ethical Monotheism: A Philosophy of Judaism book cover

    Ethical Monotheism

    A Philosophy of Judaism, 1st Edition

    By Ehud Benor

    The term Ethical Monotheism is an important marker in Judaism’s tumultuous transition into the modern era. The term emerged in the context of culture-wars concerning the question of whether or not Jews could or should become emancipated citizens of modern European states. It appeared in arguments…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Reading Challenging Texts: Layering Literacies Through the Arts book cover

    Reading Challenging Texts

    Layering Literacies Through the Arts, 1st Edition

    By James S. Chisholm, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    CO-PUBLISHED BY ROUTLEDGE AND THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH Bringing together arts-integrated approaches, literacy learning, and classroom-based research, this book explores ways upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers can engage their students physically, cognitively, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Prophets, Prophecy, and Oracles in the Roman Empire: Jewish, Christian, and Greco-Roman Cultures book cover

    Prophets, Prophecy, and Oracles in the Roman Empire

    Jewish, Christian, and Greco-Roman Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Kelly

    This book surveys the uses and function of prophecy, prophets, and oracles among Jews, Christians, and pagans in the first three centuries of the Roman Empire and explores how prophecy and prophetic texts functioned as a common language that enabled religious discourse to develop between these…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Classical Studies

  • Jewish Glass and Christian Stone: A Materialist Mapping of the

    Jewish Glass and Christian Stone

    A Materialist Mapping of the "Parting of the Ways", 1st Edition

    By Eric C. Smith

    In recent years scholars have re-evaluated the "parting of the ways" between Judaism and Christianity, reaching new understandings of the ways shared origins gave way to two distinct and sometimes inimical religious traditions. But this has been a profoundly textual task, relying on the writings of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Religious Studies and Rabbinics: A Conversation book cover

    Religious Studies and Rabbinics

    A Conversation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Shanks Alexander, Beth A. Berkowitz

    Religious Studies and Rabbinics have overlapping yet distinct interests, subject matter, and methods. Religious Studies is committed to the study of religion writ large. It develops theories and methods intended to apply across religious traditions. Rabbinics, by contrast, is dedicated to a defined…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826 book cover

    Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hoberman, Laura Leibman, Hilit Surowitz-Israel

    The period between 1776-1826 signalled a major change in how Jewish identity was understood both by Jews and non-Jews throughout the Americas. Jews in the Americas, 1776-1826 brings this world of change to life by uniting important out-of-print primary sources on early American Jewish life with…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge

  • Modern Gnosis and Zionism: The Crisis of Culture, Life Philosophy and Jewish National Thought book cover

    Modern Gnosis and Zionism

    The Crisis of Culture, Life Philosophy and Jewish National Thought, 1st Edition

    By Yotam Hotam

    In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the German intellectual world was challenged by a growing distrust in the rational ideals of the enlightenment, and consequently by a belief in the existence of a radical ‘cultural crisis’. One response to this crisis was the emergence of ‘Life…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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

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