Category Archives: History of Religion

Between Judaism and Christianity (Medieval Mediterranean)

The nineteen essays assembled in this Festschrift represent the multiplicity of interests evident in Elisabeth (Elisheva) Revel-Neher’s work. They cover a variety of subjects dealing with pictorial messages encrypted in various artistic media, and address a broad array of topics: … Continue reading

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American Religious Responses to Kristallnacht

Based on work conducted by scholars as part of a Summer Research Workshop organized by the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies/United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. in 2007, this book takes a fresh look at how American Protestants, … Continue reading

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Legal Revision and Religious Renewal in Ancient Israel

This book examines the doctrine of transgenerational punishment found in the Decalogue-that is, the idea that God punishes sinners vicariously and extends the punishment due them to three or four generations of their progeny. Though it was “God-given” law, the … Continue reading

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Secret Judaism and the Spanish Inquisition

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The Chosen: The History of an Idea, and the Anatomy of an Obsession

The Chosen explores Judaism’s key defining concept and inquires why it remains the central unspoken and explosive psychological, historical, and theological problem at the heart of Jewish-Gentile relations. Crisscrossing the twin cultural and theological divides between Judaism, Christendom, and Islam, … Continue reading

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Jewish Eating and Identity Through the Ages (Routledge Advances in Sociology)

This book explores the history of Jewish eating and Jewish identity, from the Bible to the present. The lessons of this book rest squarely on the much-quoted insight: ‘you are what you eat.’ But this book goes beyond that simple … Continue reading

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Judaism in the Roman World (Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity)

These collected studies, previously published in diverse places between 199 and 26, discuss important and controversial issues in the study of the development of Judaism in the Roman world from the first century C.E. to the fifth.

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Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

In Kabbalah: A Very Short Introduction, Joseph Dan, one of the world’s leading authorities on Jewish mysticism, offers a concise and highly accurate look at the history and character of the various systems developed by the adherents of the Kabbalah. … Continue reading

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The International Jew

From the Publisher: The International Jew is a book written by Henry Ford, who authored books and articles which make claims about Jews. Readers will be able to make their own judgements of this work, as some find it to … Continue reading

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Psalms and Prayers (Oudtestamentische Studien)

Psalms are to be seen as prayers, it is as testimonies of faith and despair. By applying a multi-dimensional matrix of methods the authors of these essays open perspectives on new insights in these ancient hymns.

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