Religion: Judaism

  • Holocaust Studies: Critical Reflections book cover

    Holocaust Studies

    Critical Reflections, 1st Edition

    By Steven T. Katz

    The great majority of Holocaust scholarship concentrates heavily, if not almost completely, on the Final Solution from the German side. The distinctive feature of this book, both individually and as a collection, is its concentration on the Holocaust from a Judeo-centric point of view. The present…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Edith Stein and Regina Jonas: Religious Visionaries in the Time of the Death Camps book cover

    Edith Stein and Regina Jonas

    Religious Visionaries in the Time of the Death Camps, 1st Edition

    By Emily Leah Silverman

    First published 2013. This ground-breaking book examines the lives of two extraordinary, religious women. Both Edith Stein and Regina Jonas were German Jewish women who demonstrated 'deviant' religious desires as they pursued their spiritual paths to serve their communities during the Holocaust.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29
    Routledge

  • Local Dimensions of the Second World War in Southeastern Europe book cover

    Local Dimensions of the Second World War in Southeastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xavier Bougarel, Hannes Grandits, Marija Vulesica

    This book deals with the Second World War in Southeastern Europe from the perspective of conditions on the ground during the conflict. The focus is on the reshaping of ethnic and religious groups in wartime, on the "top-down" and "bottom-up" dynamics of mass violence, and on the local dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Mass Violence in Modern History

  • Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism book cover

    Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Slomowitz, Alison Feit

    Homosexuality, Transsexuality, Psychoanalysis and Traditional Judaism explores the often incommensurable and irreconcilable beliefs and understandings of sexuality and gender in the Orthodox Jewish community from psychoanalytic, rabbinic, feminist, and queer perspectives. The book explores how…

    Paperback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge
    Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

  • Jewish Migration in Modern Times: The Case of Eastern Europe book cover

    Jewish Migration in Modern Times

    The Case of Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Semion Goldin, Mia Spiro, Scott Ury

    This collection examines various aspects of Jewish migration within, from and to eastern Europe between 1880 and the present. It focuses on not only the wide variety of factors that often influenced the fateful decision to immigrate, but also the personal experience of migration and the critical…

    Hardback – 2019-02-26
    Routledge

  • Revival: Aspects of Judaism (1928): Selected Essays book cover

    Revival: Aspects of Judaism (1928)

    Selected Essays, 1st Edition

    By Rabbi Salis Daiches

    Addressed to Jews and non-Jews alike, though aware that these two reader groups were likelyn to approach the book with very different presuppositions, Daiches sets out to define Judaism in relation to philosophy, to explain Kant’s philosophy through the superiority of halakhah, defend a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors: Strangers at the Gate book cover

    Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors

    Strangers at the Gate, 1st Edition

    By Adriane Leveen

    Throughout the Hebrew Bible, strangers are indispensable to the formation of a collective Israelite identity. Encounters between the Israelites and their neighbors are among the most urgent matters explored in biblical narratives, yet relatively little scholarly attention has been paid to them.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Role of Contradictions in Spinoza's Philosophy: The God-intoxicated heretic book cover

    The Role of Contradictions in Spinoza's Philosophy

    The God-intoxicated heretic, 1st Edition

    By Yuval Jobani

    Spinoza is commonly perceived as the great metaphysician of coherence. The Euclidean manner in which he presented his philosophy in the Ethics has led readers to assume they are facing a strict and consistent philosophical system that necessarily follows from itself. As opposed to the prevailing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible: A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey book cover

    Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible

    A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey, 1st Edition

    By Brian Rainey

    Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible looks at some of the Bible’s most hostile and violent anti-foreigner texts and raises critical questions about how students of the Bible and ancient Near East should grapple with "ethnicity" and "foreignness" conceptually, hermeneutically and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Biblical World

  • Muslim and Jew: Origins, Growth, Resentment book cover

    Muslim and Jew

    Origins, Growth, Resentment, 1st Edition

    By Aaron W Hughes

    Muslim and Jew: Origins, Growth, Resentment seeks to show how and why Islam and Judaism have been involved in political and theological self-definitions using the other since the seventh century. This short volume provides a historical and comparative survey of how each religion has thought about…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Religion

  • Greek Myth and the Bible book cover

    Greek Myth and the Bible

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Louden

    Since the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Gilgamesh epic, we have known that the Bible imports narratives from outside of Israelite culture, refiguring them for its own audience. Only more recently, however, has come the realization that Greek culture is also a prominent source of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse: From Religious Enemies to Allies and Friends book cover

    Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse

    From Religious Enemies to Allies and Friends, 1st Edition

    By Gary K. Waite

    Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse explores for the first time the extent to which the unusual religious diversity and tolerance of the Dutch Republic affected how its residents regarded Jews and Muslims. Analyzing an array of vernacular publications, this book reveals how Dutch…

    Paperback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge

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