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Ancient Jewish NovelsAn Anthology

Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology

Lawrence M. Wills (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151428
eISBN:
9780199870516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151429.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The present collection makes available in fresh translations all of the ancient examples of the Jewish novels, and introduces them for the student and general reader. The texts are divided into three ... More

Are You Not a Man of God?Devotion, Betrayal, and Social Criticism in Jewish Tradition

Are You Not a Man of God?: Devotion, Betrayal, and Social Criticism in Jewish Tradition

Tova Hartman and Charlie Buckholtz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199337439
eISBN:
9780199362370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Literature

This volume offers a rereading of several canonical stories in Jewish texts and Greek tragedy using devoted resistance as the interpretative lens. These include the stories of Isaac and Iphigenia who ... More

Becoming HebrewThe Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Arieh B. Saposnik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Becoming Hebrew is a study of the ways in which a Zionist national culture was generated in the Jewish Yishuv (prestate community) of Palestine between 1900 and 1914. The book addresses ... More

Beyond AuschwitzPost-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Beyond Auschwitz: Post-Holocaust Jewish Thought in America

Michael L. Morgan

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148626
eISBN:
9780199870011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148622.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Auschwitz is the center of the twentieth century, its dark core, yet, in the postwar years in America few intellectuals dared to come to grips with the horror and the suffering. Jewish theologians ... More

Beyond the WallsAbraham Joshua Heschel and Edith Stein on the Significance of Empathy for Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Beyond the Walls: Abraham Joshua Heschel and Edith Stein on the Significance of Empathy for Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Joseph Palmisano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925025
eISBN:
9780199980451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925025.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Empathy is a way of re-membering oneself with the religious other that buttresses an interreligious unity-in-diversity. This book therefore proposes a way of strengthening the bonds of friendship and ... More

Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Michael Fishbane

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266990
eISBN:
9780191600593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266995.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The interpretation of authoritative texts is a characteristic feature of the classical religions. In this regard, the Hebrew Bible is a fundamental source for religious exegesis in Judaism, ... More

The Black Jews of AfricaHistory, Religion, Identity

The Black Jews of Africa: History, Religion, Identity

Edith Bruder

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195333565
eISBN:
9780199868889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Over the last several decades, an astonishing phenomenon has developed: a Jewish rebirth of sorts occurring throughout Africa. Different ethnic groups proclaim that they are returning to long ... More

The Book Called IsaiahDeutero-Isaiah's Role in Composition and Redaction

The Book Called Isaiah: Deutero-Isaiah's Role in Composition and Redaction

H. G. M. Williamson

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263609
eISBN:
9780191600821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263600.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The book analyses and assesses the various methods and approaches used by nineteenth‐ and twentieth‐century scholars researching into the theme of the unity and diversity of the compositional ... More

The Book of Job in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

The Book of Job in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Robert Eisen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171532
eISBN:
9780199785162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171532.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book analyzes the history of the interpretation of the book of Job by medieval Jewish exegetes. The scholarship on medieval Jewish thought has focused largely on the systematic philosophical ... More

The Burden of SilenceSabbatai Sevi and the Evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish Donmes

The Burden of Silence: Sabbatai Sevi and the Evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish Donmes

Cengiz Sisman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190244057
eISBN:
9780190244071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244057.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Judaism

This book presents a social and religious history of the Sabbatean movement from its birth in the Ottoman Empire in the seventeenth century to the Republic of Turkey in the first half of the ... More

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