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  • Studies in Modern Jewish and Hindu Thoughtby Margaret Chatterjee

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 106.00

    The book compares modern Jewish and Hindu thought through discussing selected writers with reference to common issues treated by them, issues which are still relevant today. The writers are Mahatma Gandhi, Max Nordau, A.D. Gordon, Martin Buber, Sri Aurobindo, Rav Kook and Rabindranath Tagore. The issues include the following: the critique of civilisation,... more...

  • The Jewish Jesusby Peter Schäfer

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    In late antiquity, as Christianity emerged from Judaism, it was not only the new religion that was being influenced by the old. The rise and revolutionary challenge of Christianity also had a profound influence on rabbinic Judaism, which was itself just emerging and, like Christianity, trying to shape its own identity. In The Jewish Jesus , Peter... more...

  • The Unconverted Selfby Jonathan Boyarin

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00

    Europe’s formative encounter with its “others” is still widely assumed to have come with its discovery of the peoples of the New World. But, as Jonathan Boyarin argues, long before 1492 Christian Europe imagined itself in distinction to the Jewish difference within. The presence and image of Jews in Europe afforded the Christian... more...

  • Religious Competition in the Third Century CE: Jews, Christians, and the Greco-Roman Worldby Jordan D. Rosenblum; Lily Vuong; Nathaniel DesRosiers

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 67.84

    The essays in this work examine issues related to authority, identity, or change in religious and philosophical traditions of the third century CE. This century is of particular interest because of the political and cultural developments and conflicts that occurred during this period, which in turn drastically changed the social and religious landscape... more...

  • Judaism Despite Christianityby Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy; Paul Mendes-Flohr; Harold Stahmer; Michael Gormann-Thelen

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 22.50

    Before they were both internationally renowned philosophers, Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy and Franz Rosenzweig were young German soldiers fighting in World War I corresponding by letter and forming the foundation of their deep intellectual friendship. Collected here, this correspondence provides an intimate portrait of their views on history, philosophy,... more...

  • Reconstructing Ashkenazby David Malkiel

    Stanford University Press 2008; US$ 67.50

    Reconstructing Ashkenaz shows that, contrary to traditional historical accounts, the Jews of western Europe in the High Middle Ages were not a society of saints and martyrs. more...

  • Jewish and Christian Doctrinesby Bruce Chilton; Jacob Neusner

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Jewish and Christian Doctrines presents a concise and lucid introduction to the foundations of Judaism and Christianity. The authors explore key documents ofJudaism and Christianity to elucidate and illuminate the doctrinal issues which the documents raise and to examine the similarities and differences between the two faiths. more...

  • The Roman Inquisition, the Index and the Jewsby Stephan Wendehorst

    BRILL 2004; US$ 123.00

    Drawing on ongoing research in the archive of the former Roman Inquisition, this volume presents new perspectives for research on the relations between the Catholic Church, Jews and Judaism and places them within the context of the extant scholarship on papal policy, censorship and the Marrano milieu. more...

  • Holy Hatredby Robert Michael

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 34.00

    Although Christianity's precise influence on the Holocaust cannot be determined and the Christian churches did not themselves perpetrate the Final Solution, Michael argues that two millennia of Christian ideas and prejudices and their impact on Christians' behaviour appear to be the major basis of antisemitism and it's apex, the Holocaust. more...

  • After the Evilby Richard Harries

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 45.99

    The evil of the holocaust demands a radical rethink of the traditional Christian understanding of Judaism. This does not mean jettisoning Christianity's deepest convictions in order to make it conform to Judaism. Rather, Richard Harries develops the work of recent Jewish scholarship to discern resonances between central Christian and Jewish beliefs.This... more...