Religion: Judaism

  • The Origin and Evolution of Religion (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Origin and Evolution of Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Albert Churchward

    Churchward’s The Origin and Evolution of Religion, first published in 1924, explores the history and development of different religions worldwide, from the religious cults of magic and fetishism to contemporary religions such as Christianity and Islam. This text is ideal for students of theology.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Ethiopian Jewish Exodus: Narratives of the Journey book cover

    The Ethiopian Jewish Exodus

    Narratives of the Journey, 1st Edition

    By Gadi BenEzer

    Between 1977 and 1985, some 20,000 Ethiopian Jews left their homes in Ethiopia and - motivated by an ancient dream of returning to the land of their ancestors, 'Yerussalem' - embarked on a secret and highly traumatic exodus to Israel. Due to various political circumstances they had to leave their…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Religions in the Modern World: Traditions and Transformations book cover

    Religions in the Modern World

    Traditions and Transformations, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Linda Woodhead, Christopher Partridge, Hiroko Kawanami

    Religions in the Modern World: Traditions and Transformations, Third Edition is the ideal textbook for those coming to the study of religion for the first time, as well as for those who wish to keep up-to-date with the latest perspectives in the field. This third edition contains new and upgraded…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

  • Studies in Religious Philosophy and Mysticism book cover

    Studies in Religious Philosophy and Mysticism

    1st Edition

    By Alexander Altmann

    The twelve studies here are arranged in three distinct groups – Arabic and Judaeo-Arabic philosophy, Jewish mysticism, and modern philosophy. One theme that appears in various forms and from different angles in the first two sections is that of ‘Images of the Divine’. It figures not only in the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 21 book cover

    Jewish Law Annual Volume 21

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Porat

    Volume 21 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 20 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Rabbis of our Time: Authorities of Judaism in the Religious and Political Ferment of Modern Times book cover

    Rabbis of our Time

    Authorities of Judaism in the Religious and Political Ferment of Modern Times, 1st Edition

    By Marek Čejka, Roman Kořan

    The term ‘rabbi’ predominantly denotes Jewish men qualified to interpret the Torah and apply halacha, or those entrusted with the religious leadership of a Jewish community. However, the role of the rabbi has been understood differently across the Jewish world. While in Israel they control legally…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Name of God in Jewish Thought: A Philosophical Analysis of Mystical Traditions from Apocalyptic to Kabbalah book cover

    The Name of God in Jewish Thought

    A Philosophical Analysis of Mystical Traditions from Apocalyptic to Kabbalah, 1st Edition

    By Michael T Miller

    One of the most powerful traditions of the Jewish fascination with language is that of the Name. Indeed, the Jewish mystical tradition would seem a two millennia long meditation on the nature of name in relation to object, and how name mediates between subject and object. Even within the tide of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rabbinic Judaism: Space and Place book cover

    Rabbinic Judaism

    Space and Place, 1st Edition

    By David Kraemer

    In the aftermath of the conquest of the Holy Land by the Romans and their destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 CE, Jews were faced with a world in existential chaos—both they and their God were rendered homeless. In a religious tradition that had equated Divine approval with peaceful dwelling…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003) book cover

    Engaging with a Legacy: Nehemia Levtzion (1935-2003)

    1st Edition

    Edited by E. Ann McDougall

    Engaging with a Legacy shows how Nehemia Levtzion shaped our understanding of Islam in Africa and influenced successive scholarly generations in their approach to Islamization, conversion and fundamentalism. The book illuminates his work, career and family life – including his own ‘life vision’ on…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Jewish Women's Torah Study: Orthodox Religious Education and Modernity book cover

    Jewish Women's Torah Study

    Orthodox Religious Education and Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Ilan Fuchs

    One of the cornerstones of the religious Jewish experience in all its variations is Torah study, and this learning is considered a central criterion for leadership. Jewish Women’s Torah Study addresses the question of women's integration in the halachic-religious system at this pivotal intersection…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Origin of Heresy: A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity book cover

    The Origin of Heresy

    A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Robert M. Royalty

    Heresy is a central concept in the formation of Orthodox Christianity. Where does this notion come from? This book traces the construction of the idea of ‘heresy’ in the rhetoric of ideological disagreements in Second Temple Jewish and early Christian texts and in the development of the polemical…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Judaism and Collective Life: Self and Community in the Religious Kibbutz book cover

    Judaism and Collective Life

    Self and Community in the Religious Kibbutz, 1st Edition

    By Aryei Fishman

    Examining the relationship between Judaism as a religious culture and kibbutz life, this is a ground-breaking work in the research of Judaism.The book takes as its point of departure the historical fact that it was Orthodox pioneers of German origin, in contrast to their Eastern European…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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