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  • "From a Sacred Source"by Ben Outhwaite; Siam Bhayro

    BRILL 2010; US$ 216.00

    In August 2007, leading scholars from the world of Genizah Studies assembled in Cambridge for a conference marking the retirement of Stefan Reif, Professor of Medieval Hebrew at the University of Cambridge and founder of the Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit. This collection of papers demonstrates the breadth and vitality of Genizah Studies today,... more...

  • "Genizat Germania" - Hebrew and Aramaic Binding Fragments from Germany in Contextby Andreas Lehnardt

    BRILL 2010; US$ 185.00

    This volume presents the discovery of several hundred new Hebrew and Aramaic manuscript fragments in Germany. It is a collection of conference papers that discuss the historical, paleographical, and cultural significance of these fragments. It is the first in a series of studies of similar findings in Europe. more...

  • "Geschenke an Aufmerksame"by Irene Fu▀l

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00

    This book provides access to the Jewish mystic side of selected poems by Paul Celan. The reader is led to a crossing point in the poem with the poet's consciously or unconsciously instilled cultural knowledge. Here an interpretation is proposed which correlates with the poet?s cultural knowledge and reading experience. Thus many of Celan?s... more...

  • "It is the Spirit that Gives Life"by Gitte Buch-Hansen

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 252.00

    Since Origen and Chrysostom, John?s Gospel has been valued as the most spiritual among the New Testament writings. Although Origen recognizes the Stoic character of John?s statement that ?God is pneuma? (4:24), an examination of the gospel in light of Stoic physics has not yet been carried out. Instead the Johannine spirit has been absorbed... more...

  • "Odd" Fellows in the Politics of Religionby Gary Lease

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 196.00

    "Odd Fellows" in the Politics of Religion: Modernism, National Socialism, and German Judaism (Religion and Society) more...

  • 'The Jew' in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Cultureby Eitan Bar-Yosef; Nadia Valman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 100.00

    The turbulent period from the Boer War to the introduction of the Aliens Act was marked by contradictory imaginings of 'the Jew' - pauper/capitalist, separatist/imposter, ideal colonizer/undesirable immigrant, familiar/alien. This new collection considers the wider colonial context in whicháthese ambivalent attitudes to Jews were produced. more...

  • "The Right Chorale": Studies in Biblical Law and Interpretationby Bernard M. Levinson

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 104.02

    This book presents twelve selected investigations of textual composition, interpretation, revision, and transmission. With these studies, Bernard Levinson draws upon the literary forebears of biblical law in cuneiform literature and its reinterpretation in the Second Temple period to provide the horizon of ancient Israelite legal exegesis. The volume... more...

  • "The Space of Words"by Jennifer M. Hoyer

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 85.00

    A new evaluation of one of the most significant Holocaust poets, Nelly Sachs (1891-1970), offering the first sustained critical analysis of Sachs's largely unanalyzed pre-war poetry and prose. more...

  • "Why Ask My Name?"by Adele Reinhartz

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 114.99

    Unnamed characters--such as Lot's wife, Jephthah's daughter, Pharaoh's baker, and the witch of Endor--are ubiquitous in the Hebrew Bible and appear in a wide variety of roles. Adele Reinhartz here seeks to answer two principal questions: first, is there a "poetics of anonymity," and if so, what are its contours? Second, how does anonymity affect the... more...

  • 'You Should See Yourself'by

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    á Bringing together fourteen new essays by leading scholars, You Should See Yourself examines the fluctuating representations of Jewishness in a variety of areas of popular culture and high art, including literature, the media, film, theater, music, dance, painting, photography, and comedy. Contributors explore the evolution that has taken place... more...