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Poetry and Apocalypse: Theological Disclosures of Poetic Language

William Franke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759106
eISBN:
9780804779739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759106.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book seeks to find the premises for dialogue between cultures, especially religious fundamentalisms—including Islamic fundamentalism—and modern Western secularism. It argues that in order to be ... More


Introduction: Christian Hebraism and the Study of Yiddish in Early Modern Europe

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

During the Renaissance and until the Reformation, Christian scholars became increasingly preoccupied with the interrelationship between language and religion on one hand, and philology and theology ... More


Beyond Expulsion: Jews, Christians, and Reformation Strasbourg

Debra Kaplan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774420
eISBN:
9780804779050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774420.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book is a history of Jewish–Christian interactions in early modern Strasbourg, a city from which the Jews had been expelled and banned from residence in the late fourteenth century. It shows ... More


Introduction: Between Hebrew and German: The Depictions of Yiddish in Christian Writings

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The body of philological knowledge produced by Christian scholars on the Yiddish language and Yiddish literature was conceived as an effective medium for exercising control over the Jews, for ... More


Conclusion: The Study of Yiddish and Christian-Jewish Relations in Early Modern Germany

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Yiddish studies occupied a central place in the theological work of Christian, especially Protestant, scholars in early modern Germany. The preoccupation with Yiddish was intended more for ... More


Conclusion: Yiddish As Antilanguage

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The alleged criminal tendencies of the Jews in early modern Germany was often linked to their wish to hurt Christians and Christian institutions, implying that Jews posed a threat to both religious ... More


On the Possibility of a Poetics of Revelation Today: From Apocalyptic Theology to Postmodern Negative Theology

in Poetry and Apocalypse: Theological Disclosures of Poetic Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759106
eISBN:
9780804779739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759106.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter addresses the question of poetry as theological revelation by examining the overall theology, and specifically the Joycean interpretations, of Thomas J. J. Altizer, who offers an ... More


Conclusion

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book has explored Christian literature on Yiddish in early modern Germany by focusing on two interrelated themes: Christian–Jewish polemics and intra-Christian debates. Perceptions of the ... More


A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Aya Elyada

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book explores the unique phenomenon of Christian engagement with Yiddish language and literature from the beginning of the sixteenth century to the late eighteenth century. By analyzing the ... More


Minority Accommodation, Cultural Mobilization, and Legal Practice: The Experiences of Muslim Law and Christian Law

Narendra Subramanian

in Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the laws governing India's two largest religious minorities, Muslims and Christians. Policy makers retained distinct minority laws to accommodate minorities, but their limited ... More


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