Religion: Judaism

  • Religious Interactions in Europe and the Mediterranean World: Coexistence and Dialogue from the 12th to the 20th Centuries book cover

    Religious Interactions in Europe and the Mediterranean World

    Coexistence and Dialogue from the 12th to the 20th Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katsumi Fukasawa, Benjamin J. Kaplan, Pierre-Yves Beaurepaire

    The religious histories of Christian and Muslim countries in Europe and Western Asia are often treated in isolation from one another. This can lead to a limited and simplistic understanding of the international and interreligious interactions currently taking place. This edited collection brings…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22

  • The Kabbalah Unveiled book cover

    The Kabbalah Unveiled

    1st Edition

    The Kabbalah is an esoteric Jewish doctrine adapted by author S.L. MacGregor Mathers to form the Hermetic order of the Golden Dawn, an occult organisation. This volume includes three of the critical books from the Zohar, the fundamental work in Kabbalah, as well as Mathers' introduction explaining…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rabbinic Theology and Jewish Intellectual History: The Great Rabbi Loew of Prague book cover

    Rabbinic Theology and Jewish Intellectual History

    The Great Rabbi Loew of Prague, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meir Seidler

    Rabbi Loew (the Maharal) of Prague remains one of the most influential and prolific Jewish thinkers of his time. Widely considered one of the fathers of Hassidic thought and a harbinger of Modern Jewish philosophy, his life and work have retained their influence and remain prevalent today. Adopting…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Jewish Cultures book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Jewish Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Roth, Nadia Valman

    The Routledge Handbook to Contemporary Jewish Cultures explores the diversity of Jewish cultures and ways of investigating them, presenting the different methodologies, arguments and challenges within the discipline. Divided into themed sections, this book considers in turn: How the individual…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge Literature Handbooks

  • Modern Orthodoxies: Judaic Imaginative Journeys of the Twentieth Century book cover

    Modern Orthodoxies

    Judaic Imaginative Journeys of the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Mulman

    This study introduces a genuine, provocative religious vocabulary into the discourse on Modernist art and literature. Mulman looks at key texts and figures of the Modern period, including Henry Roth, Amedeo Modigliani, James Joyce, and Art Spiegelman, revealing a significant engagement with the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Rise of Modern Jewish Politics: Extraordinary Movement book cover

    The Rise of Modern Jewish Politics

    Extraordinary Movement, 1st Edition

    By C.S. Monaco

    The path toward modern Jewish politics, a process that required a dramatic reconstruction of Jewish life, may have emerged during a far earlier time frame and in a different geographic and cultural context than has previously been thought. Drawing upon current sociological understanding of social…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • A Commentary on Numbers: Narrative, Ritual, and Colonialism book cover

    A Commentary on Numbers

    Narrative, Ritual, and Colonialism, 1st Edition

    By Pekka Pitkänen

    This book provides a new reading of the biblical book of Numbers in a commentary form. Mainstream readings have tended to see the book as a haphazard junkyard of material that connects Genesis–Leviticus with Deuteronomy (and Joshua), composed at a late stage in the history of ancient Israel.&…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge Studies in the Biblical World

  • Judaism: History, Belief and Practice book cover


    History, Belief and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    This newly revised all-encompassing textbook is a guide to the history, beliefs and practice of Judaism. Beginning with the ancient Near Eastern background, it covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the rise of medieval Judaism in Islamic and Christian…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31

  • Digital Judaism: Jewish Negotiations with Digital Media and Culture book cover

    Digital Judaism

    Jewish Negotiations with Digital Media and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi A. Campbell

    In this volume, contributors consider the ways that Jewish communities and users of new media negotiate their uses of digital technologies in light of issues related to religious identity, community and authority. Digital Judaism presents a broad analysis of how and why various Jewish groups…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture

  • Stealth Altruism: Forbidden Care as Jewish Resistance in the Holocaust book cover

    Stealth Altruism

    Forbidden Care as Jewish Resistance in the Holocaust, 1st Edition

    By Arthur B. Shostak

    Though it has been nearly seventy years since the Holocaust, the human capacity for evil displayed by its perpetrators is still shocking and haunting. But the story of the Nazi attempt to annihilate European Jewry is not all we should remember. Stealth Altruism tells of secret, non-militant,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24

  • 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 Focus on Biblical Studies

  • Rome and Judaea: International Law Relations, 162-100 BCE book cover

    Rome and Judaea

    International Law Relations, 162-100 BCE, 1st Edition

    By Linda Zollschan

    Rome and Judaea explores the nature of Judaea’s first diplomatic mission to Rome during the Maccabean revolt: did it result in a sanctioned treaty or was it founded instead on amity? This book breaks new ground in this debate by bringing to light the "Roman-Jewish Friendship tablet," a newly…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

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