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Third-Party Peacemakers in JudaismText, Theory, and Practice

Third-Party Peacemakers in Judaism: Text, Theory, and Practice

Daniel Roth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197566770
eISBN:
9780197566800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566770.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Third-PartyPeacemakers in Judaism presents thirty-six case studies featuring third-party peacemakers found within Jewish rabbinic literature. Each case study is explored through three layers of ... More

No Small MatterFeatures of Jewish Childhood

No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Anat Helman (ed.)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

For many centuries Jews were renowned for the efforts they put into their children's welfare and education. Eventually, prioritizing children became a modern Western norm, as reflected in an ... More

The Jewish ReformationBible Translation and Middle-Class German Judaism as Spiritual Enterprise

The Jewish Reformation: Bible Translation and Middle-Class German Judaism as Spiritual Enterprise

Michah Gottlieb

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199336388
eISBN:
9780197527269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336388.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Beginning in the late eighteenth century, Jews entered the German middle class with remarkable speed. This process has often been identified with Jews’ increasing alienation from religion and Jewish ... More

When Near Becomes FarOld Age in Rabbinic Literature

When Near Becomes Far: Old Age in Rabbinic Literature

Mira Balberg and Haim Weiss

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197501481
eISBN:
9780197501511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501481.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

When Near Becomes Far explores the representations and depictions of old age in the rabbinic Jewish literature of late antiquity. Through close literary readings and cultural analysis, the book ... More

A Frog Under the TongueJewish Folk Medicine in Eastern Europe

A Frog Under the Tongue: Jewish Folk Medicine in Eastern Europe

Marek Tuszewicki

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781906764982
eISBN:
9781800853027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764982.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jews have been active participants in shaping the healing practices of the communities of eastern Europe. Their approach largely combined the ideas of traditional Ashkenazi culture with the heritage ... More

The Secular RabbiPhilip Rahv and Partisan Review

The Secular Rabbi: Philip Rahv and Partisan Review

Doris Kadish

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800859661
eISBN:
9781800852280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859661.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Secular Rabbi is an intellectual biography of Philip Rahv, co-founder of Partisan Review. It focuses on the ambivalent ties that Rahv, a Russian immigrant, retained to his Jewish cultural ... More

Challenge and ConformityThe Religious Lives of Orthodox Jewish Women

Challenge and Conformity: The Religious Lives of Orthodox Jewish Women

Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781786941718
eISBN:
9781800852143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941718.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Orthodox Jewish women are increasingly seeking new ways to express themselves religiously, and important changes have occurred in consequence in their self-definition and the part they play in the ... More

Clergy Education in AmericaReligious Leadership and American Public Life

Clergy Education in America: Religious Leadership and American Public Life

Larry Abbott Golemon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780195314670
eISBN:
9780197552872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195314670.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Judaism

This book explores the first 150 years of how pastors, priests, rabbis were educated in the United States. These clerical and professions were educated to lead in both religious and public ... More

Hebraism in Religion, History, and PoliticsThe Third Culture

Hebraism in Religion, History, and Politics: The Third Culture

Steven Grosby

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780199640317
eISBN:
9780191827280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199640317.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This work is an investigation into Hebraism as a category of cultural analysis within the history of Christendom. Its aim is to determine what Hebraism means or should mean when it is used to refer ... More

Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 33Jewish Religious Life in Poland since 1750

Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 33: Jewish Religious Life in Poland since 1750

François Guesnet, Antony Polonsky, Ada Rapoport-Albert, and Marcin Wodzinski (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781906764753
eISBN:
9781800852044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764753.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Following tremendous advances in recent years in the study of religious belief, this volume adopts a fresh understanding of Jewish religious life in Poland. Approaches deriving from the anthropology, ... More

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