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Anatomy of a Hasidic Conquest

Glenn Dynner

in Men of Silk: The Hasidic Conquest of Polish Jewish Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195175226
eISBN:
9780199785148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175226.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter concerns the mechanics of Polish Hasidism's political ascendancy by reconstructing conquests of local institutions at various levels. In the nine case studies, the stages of Hasidic ... More


Jesus of Nazareth

Adele Reinhartz

in Jesus of Hollywood

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195146967
eISBN:
9780199785469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146967.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the identity of the historical Jesus, that is, Jesus of Nazareth, with special emphasis on his Jewishness and on the social and political context in which he lived. In both ... More


EAST AND WEST

Philip V. Bohlman

in Jewish Music and Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195178326
eISBN:
9780199869992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178326.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The cultural and historical tensions between East and West are among the most complex forces in Jewish history. Jewish music has historically embodied this tension, and it is one of the ways in which ... More


INVENTING JEWISH MUSIC

Philip V. Bohlman

in Jewish Music and Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195178326
eISBN:
9780199869992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178326.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

As the first of three chapters on the “ontologies” of Jewish music — music’s aesthetic, cultural, and musical identities and capacity to exist in the world of modern Jewish society — this chapter ... More


The People of the Book, 200 BCE–200 CE

Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein

in The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144870
eISBN:
9781400842483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144870.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the well-documented shift of the religious norm that transformed the Jews into the People of the Book. During the first century BCE, some Jewish scholars and religious leaders ... More


Liturgical Texts

Eyal Ben-Eliyahu, Yehudah Cohn, and Fergus Millar

in Handbook of Jewish Literature from Late Antiquity, 135–700 CE

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265222
eISBN:
9780191771873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265222.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter describes the following liturgical texts: prayers (the Shema liturgy, the Amidah prayer); Piyyutim by the following authors Yose ben Yose, Yannai, Elazar BeRabbi Qallir, Hadutahu and ... More


 Nusach and Identity: The Contemporary Meaning of Traditional Jewish Prayer Modes

Jeffrey A. Summit

in Music in American Religious Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173048
eISBN:
9780199872091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173048.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Drawing upon fieldwork in five different Jewish communities or synagogues in the Boston area, this chapter examines nusach as an adaptive strategy. It uses an emic, or insider's, perspective to ... More


The Organ and its Music in German-Jewish Culture

Tina Fruhauf

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195337068
eISBN:
9780199852260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337068.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the powerful but often overlooked presence of the organ in synagogue music and the musical life of German-speaking Jewish communities. The author chronicles the history of the ... More


Introduction to Roman Christianity

Runar M. Thorsteinsson

in Roman Christianity and Roman Stoicism: A Comparative Study of Ancient Morality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199578641
eISBN:
9780191722868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578641.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Corresponding to chapter one, this chapter provides a general introduction to Roman Christianity. It begins with the difficult question of the origin of the Christ-movement in Rome. It is suggested ... More


The Actors: People and Parties Behind the Book of Revelation

Paul B. Duff

in Who Rides the Beast?: Prophetic Rivalry and the Rhetoric of Crisis in the Churches of the Apocalypse

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138351
eISBN:
9780199834150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513835X.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The different individuals and groups mentioned in Chs. 2 and 3 of the Apocalypse are the subject of this chapter. It first describes John's followers and then focuses on the Jews mentioned in Chs. 2 ... More


Religious and Communal Life

Robert Liberles

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows that during the 17th and 18th centuries, a number of changes influenced the religious lives of Jews and Christians alike. The Reformation enhanced the sense of individuality, and ... More


Conclusion

Jason P. Rosenblatt

in Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286133
eISBN:
9780191713859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286133.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The history of the religious toleration of Jews in England is incomplete without acknowledgment of the direct impact of Selden’s uncommonly generous Hebrew scholarship. It is not the least of ... More


The Jewish Diaspora in Graeco‐Roman Antiquity

Tessa Rajak

in Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible of the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558674
eISBN:
9780191720895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558674.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter portrays the Jewish diaspora communities of the Graeco-Roman age. They were the milieu which the Greek Bible served and where it was developed, revised, and completed. Once again, ... More


Paul: The Pagans' Apostle

Paula Fredriksen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300225884
eISBN:
9780300231366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225884.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history's closing hours. His letters propel his readers into two ancient worlds, ... More


Religion and Healing in America

Linda L. Barnes and Susan S. Sered (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Throughout much of the modern era, faith healing received attention only when it came into conflict with biomedical practice. During the 1990s, however, American culture changed dramatically and ... More


Resistance and Reprisals

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

On the morning of 21 August 1941, French Communist Party activists launched a wave of symbolic assassinations by shooting Alfons Moser, a young German naval cadet. Although preoccupied by events on ... More


Schooling and Healing: The Institutional Basis of Jewish Welfare

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the Jewish schools and hospitals which exist in both communities and then examines the institutions for orphans, the aged, and the chronically sick, which only Hamburg Jewry ... More


Religious practice in the Islamic world

Marcus Milwright

in An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623105
eISBN:
9780748671298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623105.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

The archaeology of religious monuments and of religious practice forms the subject of this chapter. The first section is devoted to the archaeology of the mosque, and uses three case studies to ... More


Halakhah through the Lens of Sharī῾ah: The Case of the Kuḥlānī Synagogue in Ṣan῾ā’, 1933–1944

Mark S. Wagner

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

As in nineteenth-century Morocco, Jews in other Muslim lands were either victimized by certain stringent aspects of Islamic jurisprudence or sought to benefit from its contents that proved ... More


Week One

Jonathan Boyarin

in Mornings at the Stanton Street Shul: A Summer on the Lower East Side

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823239009
eISBN:
9780823239047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239009.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter begins the journal of the author's summer of 2008 on the Lower East Side, concentrating on synagogue observances related to the initial period of mourning for a parent. The Community ... More


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