Religion: Judaism

  • Contemporary Jewish Writing: Austria After Waldheim book cover

    Contemporary Jewish Writing

    Austria After Waldheim, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Reiter

    This book examines Jewish writers and intellectuals in Austria, analyzing filmic and electronic media alongside more traditional publication formats over the last 25 years. Beginning with the Waldheim affair and the rhetorical response by the three most prominent members of the survivor generation…

    Hardback – 2013-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Prophets and the Rise of Judaism book cover

    The Prophets and the Rise of Judaism

    1st Edition

    By Adolphe Lods

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge

  • Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in Al-Andalus book cover

    Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in Al-Andalus

    1st Edition

    By Shari Lowin

    Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems in al-Andalus investigates a largely overlooked subset of Muslim and Jewish love poetry in medieval Spain: hetero- and homo-erotic love poems written by Muslim and Jewish religious scholars, in which the lover and his sensual experience of the beloved are compared to…

    Hardback – 2013-10-09
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 20 book cover

    Jewish Law Annual Volume 20

    1st Edition

    Edited by Berachyahu Lifshitz

    Volume 20 of The Jewish Law Annual features six detailed studies. The first three articles consider questions which fall under the rubric of halakhic methodology. The final three articles address substantive questions regarding privacy, cohabitation and medical triage. All three ‘methodological’…

    Hardback – 2013-09-20
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Jews and Judaism in Modern China book cover

    Jews and Judaism in Modern China

    1st Edition

    By M. Avrum Ehrlich

    Jews and Judaism in Modern China explores and compares the dynamics at work in two of the oldest, intact and starkly contrasting civilizations on earth; Jewish and Chinese. The book studies how they interact in modernity and how each civilization views the other, and analyses areas of cooperation…

    Paperback – 2013-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Contemporary Psychoanalysis and the Legacy of the Third Reich: History, Memory, Tradition book cover

    Contemporary Psychoanalysis and the Legacy of the Third Reich

    History, Memory, Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Emily A. Kuriloff

    For most of the twentieth century, Jewish and/or politically leftist European psychoanalysts rarely linked their personal trauma history to their professional lives, for they hoped their theory—their Truth—would transcend subjectivity and achieve a universality not unlike the advances in the "hard"…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • The Zionist Bible: Biblical Precedent, Colonialism and the Erasure of Memory book cover

    The Zionist Bible

    Biblical Precedent, Colonialism and the Erasure of Memory, 1st Edition

    By Nur Masalha

    Throughout the history of European imperialism the grand narratives of the Bible have been used to justify settler-colonialism. "The Zionist Bible" explores the ways in which modern political Zionism and Israeli militarism have used the Bible - notably the Book of Joshua and its description of…

    Hardback – 2013-05-01
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • Jewish Blood: Reality and metaphor in history, religion and culture book cover

    Jewish Blood

    Reality and metaphor in history, religion and culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mitchell Hart

    This book deals with the Jewish engagement with blood: animal and human, real and metaphorical. Concentrating on the meaning or significance of blood in Judaism, the book moves this highly controversial subject away from its traditional focus, exploring how Jews themselves engage with blood and its…

    Paperback – 2013-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Folklore and Traditions book cover

    Encyclopedia of Jewish Folklore and Traditions

    1st Edition

    By Raphael Patai

    This multicultural reference work on Jewish folklore, legends, customs, and other elements of folklife is the first of its kind.…

    Hardback – 2012-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Holocaust: The Third Reich and the Jews book cover

    The Holocaust

    The Third Reich and the Jews, 2nd Edition

    By David Engel

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition includes: ·   A much expanded selection of original documents, many never before anthologised in English ·   Added treatment of the role of non-Germans in the Holocaust and the geographical variations in Jewish response ·   Additional…

    Paperback – 2012-10-02
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Judaic Religion in the Second Temple Period: Belief and Practice from the Exile to Yavneh book cover

    Judaic Religion in the Second Temple Period

    Belief and Practice from the Exile to Yavneh, 1st Edition

    By Lester L. Grabbe

    The developments in Judaism which occurred during the Second Temple period (c. 550 BC to 100 AD) were of great importance for the nature of Jewish religion in later centuries, yet few studies have examined the era in full. Now Lester L. Grabbe's lucid and accessible volume provides a much-needed…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26
    Routledge

  • Land and Economy in Ancient Palestine book cover

    Land and Economy in Ancient Palestine

    1st Edition

    By Jack Pastor

    Land and Economy in Ancient Palestine is a study of the economic crises throughout the Second Temple Period. It establishes that the single factor of the economy which united all aspects of life in ancient society was land.Through study of a wide variety of sources, including the New Testament and…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26
    Routledge

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