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Routledge Jewish Studies Series

Series Editor: Oliver Leaman

Studies, which are interpreted to cover the disciplines of history, sociology, anthropology, culture, politics, philosophy, theology, religion, as they relate to Jewish affairs. The remit includes texts which have as their primary focus issues, ideas, personalities and events of relevance to Jews, Jewish life and the concepts which have characterised Jewish culture both in the past and today. The series is interested in receiving appropriate scripts or proposals.

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21-30 of 49 results in Routledge Jewish Studies Series
  1. On Liberty

    Jewish Philosophical Perspectives

    By Daniel H. Frank

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The communitarian critic of liberalism argues that the socio-political context is fundamental to any understanding of the individual as such. This debate is advanced by particularising it to the experience of Jews in the modern world. Essays focus on the variety of views of the relationships...

    Published September 30th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Global Impact of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

    A Century-Old Myth

    Edited by Esther Webman

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The Protocols of the Elders of Zion has attracted the interest of politicians and academicians, and generated extensive research, since the tract first appeared in the early twentieth century. Despite having repeatedly been discredited as a historical document, and in spite of the fact that it...

    Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Facing the Other

    The Ethics of Emmanuel Levinas

    By Sean Hand

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Study of one of the key philosophers in the post-Heideggerian field and an increasingly central presence in contemporary debates about identity and responsibility....

    Published April 7th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Referring to God

    Jewish and Christian Perspectives

    By Paul Helm

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    There is a long tradition of discussion in the philosophy of religion about the problems and possibilities involved in talking about God. This book presents accounts of the problem within Jewish and Christian philosophy....

    Published April 7th 2011 by Routledge

  5. From Falashas to Ethiopian Jews

    The External Influences for Change, c. 1860-1960

    By Daniel Summerfield

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    In the light of the Israeli government's plan to halt Ethiopian immigration, this book provides original research into the transformation of the Falashas to Ethiopian Jews during the twentieth century which made them eligible for immigration into Israel, adding a new dimension to the question...

    Published April 7th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture

    Jewish Interpretation and Controversy in Medieval Languedoc

    By Gregg Stern

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture is a study of the great, and curiously underappreciated, engagement of a Medieval European Jewish community with the philosophic tradition. This lucid description of the Languedocian Jewish community's multigenerational cultivation of - and acculturation to -...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Judaism, Philosophy, Culture

    Selected Studies by E. I. J. Rosenthal

    By Erwin Rosenthal

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    One of the outstanding interpreters of Jewish culture in the twentieth century has been Erwin Rosenthal. This book contains some of his most influential work, ranging from the nature of Jewish political thought, both classical and medieval, to Christian reactions to Judaism and to varying...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  8. A User's Guide to Franz Rosenzweig's Star of Redemption

    By Norbert M. Samuelson

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This user-friendly guide will help students of the 'Star' to be able to discuss at a basic level what, at least conceptually, Rosenzweig intended to say and how all that he says is interrelated....

    Published August 1st 2010 by Routledge

  9. Philosophy of the Talmud

    By Hyam Maccoby

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This is a new presentation of the philosophy of the Talmud. The Talmud is not a work of formal philosophy, but much of what it says is relevant to philosophical enquiry, including issues explored in contemporary debates. In particular, the Talmud has original ideas about the relation between...

    Published August 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. From Synagogue to Church: The Traditional Design

    Its Beginning, its Definition, its End

    By John Wilkinson

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The designs of synagogues and churches are acknowledged to be very alike. But the designers' procedure was confidential, and so far standard explanations have been unsatisfactory. A synagogue should express heavenly values with earthly materials. This combination was in fact expressed in numbers,...

    Published August 1st 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn: Aesthetics, Religion & Morality in the Eighteenth Century
    By Leah Hochman
    To Be Published October 21st 2014
  2. A History of Czechs and Jews: A Slavic Jerusalem
    By Martin Wein
    To Be Published February 10th 2015
  3. Rabbis of our Time: Spiritual Authorities of Judaism
    By Marek Cejka, Roman Koran
    To Be Published April 30th 2015

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