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- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
Hidden lives, hidden history, and hidden manuscripts. In The Virgin of Guadalupe and the Conversos, Marie-Theresa Hernández unmasks the secret lives of conversos and judaizantes and their likely influence on the Catholic Church in the New World. The terms converso and judaizante are often used for descendants of Spanish Jews (the Sephardi,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 52.79
Eine zentrale Bedeutung für die Formierung des Judentums in Westdeutschland nach 1945 nahmen ursprünglich aus Osteuropa stammende Juden ein. Die Geschichte der Anfänge, der Gründung und der Institutionalisierung dieser osteuropäisch geprägten jüdischen Gemeinschaft sowie deren Repräsentanz in der Bunderepublik beleuchtet Andrea Sinn für den Zeitraum... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 135.77
Hauptbeschreibung Susan Haber (1957-2006) was a graduate of York University (B.A.) and McMaster University (M.A.). At the time of her death, she was working on a doctorate from McMaster University, having already published articles on the Hebrew Bible, early Judaism, and early Christianity. The present volume consists of contributions in fields central... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 26.30
Dieses Buch hat viele Facetten: Es zeigt die Geschichte der Judaistik und die Vielfalt der Jüdischen Studien, die das Judentum als Religion und Kultur aus historischer, soziologischer, literaturwissenschaftlicher oder philologischer Sicht beleuchten. In interdisziplinärer Offenheit widmet sich die Judaistik dem Studium der jüdischen Lebenswelten in... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 98.93
Hauptbeschreibung In this book Christoph Ochs presents for the first time an extensive study of the use of the Gospel of Matthew in Jewish polemics. These often overlooked texts advance numerous exegetical arguments against Jesus' divinity, the incarnation, and the Trinity. Seven Jewish polemical key texts comprise the main sources for this inquiry:... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
Soldiering, which for almost two millennia was almost entirely foreign to Jewish thought and practice, has by virtue of universal conscription become a rite of passage to citizenship in the Jewish state. For practicing orthodox Jews in Israel that change generates dilemmas that are intellectual as well as behavioural, and has necessitated both doctrinal... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 21.99
Are there parallels between the "moment of insight" in science and the emergence of the "unknowable" in religious faith? Where does scientific insight come from? Award-winning biologist Robert Pollack argues that an alliance between religious faith and science is not necessarily an argument in favor of irrationality: the two can inform each other's... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
The twelfth century was a period of rapid change in Europe. The intellectual landscape was being transformed by new access to classical works through non-Christian sources. The Christian church was consequently trying to strengthen its control over the priesthood and laity and within the church a dramatic spiritual renewal was taking place. Christians... more...