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  • Das Jüdische Eherechtby Walter Homolka

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 98.00

    This book gives a concise introduction into Jewish Law as a whole and its development within the different denominations of Judaism. It offers an overview of betrothal, engagement and marriage, gives details of the wedding ceremony, marriage restrictions and marital contracts as well as rules for divorce and re-marriage. Since the State of Israel does... more...

  • Rabbi - Pastor - Priestby Walter Homolka; Heinz-Günther Schöttler

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    Both Judaism and Christianity have authorized clergy, charged with fulfilling a multitude of tasks in their respective communities. They teach, provide pastoral care, and preach. They lead worship, hold services and offer counseling regarding all aspects of life. They perform religious rites at the beginning and end of life as well as in-between. They... more...

  • Theologie(n) an der Universitätby Walter Homolka; Hans-Gert Pöttering

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00

    Recently, the German Science Council has affirmed the centrality of the public university system as a place to study and teach about Christian and non-Christian theologies. At this time, there is an active process under way to integrate Jewish and Islamic theologies into the German university system. This volume examines the tensions that can arise... more...

  • Preaching in Judaism and Christianityby Alexander Deeg; Walter Homolka; Heinz-Günther Schöttler

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 126.00

    It is a widespread idea that the roots of the Christian sermon can be found in the Jewish Derasha. But the story of the interrelation of the two homiletical traditions, Jewish and Christian, from New Testament times to the present day is still untold. This book offers the papers of the first international conference (Bamberg, Germany, 6th to 8th March... more...

  • Von Hiob zu Horkheimerby Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich; Walter Homolka; Tobias Barniske

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 112.00

    The well-known Judaic scholar and historian, Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich (1921-2007), started his academic career in 1940 at the Berlin College for Judaic Studies. In 1943 he successfully fled from Nazi Germany to Switzerland. He held academic posts at the Universities of Zurich, Basle, Frankfurt/Main and Berlin. From an early stage in his career, Ehrlich... more...

  • Jüdische Existenz in der Moderneby Christian Wiese; Walter Homolka; Thomas Brechenmacher

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    In this book, internationally renowned historians reconstruct the biography and intellectual development of the rabbi and historian Abraham Geiger (1810?1874). The focus is on Geiger?s intellectual defense of Judaism?s right to exist, his efforts for a modernizing reform of the Jewish communities as well as his interpretation of the relationship of... more...

  • Religion und Homosexualitätby Thomas Bauer; Bertold Höcker; Walter Homolka; Klaus Mertes; Jan Feddersen

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 9.32

    Hauptbeschreibung In den monotheistischen Hauptreligionen der Welt ist die sexuelle Lust am eigenen Geschlecht mindestens umstritten, meistens wird sie abgelehnt und unter Strafe gestellt. Bis auf ausdrücklich liberale Lesarten wird dabei Sexualität immer auf einen einzigen Aspekt beschränkt: die Fortpflanzung. In den verschiedenen Theologien, den... more...

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