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The Politics of Assimilation

Nicholas Cook

in The Schenker Project: Culture, Race, and Music Theory in Fin-de-siècle Vienna

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195170566
eISBN:
9780199871216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170566.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

A Galician Jew who came to Vienna on a government scholarship, Schenker arrived just as a fully racial anti-semitism was developing; the binary pattern of thought discussed in Chapter 3 became most ... More


‘Virgil in the Basket’: narrative as hermeneutics in Hebrew literature of the Middle Ages

Eli Yassif

in Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination: Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199206575
eISBN:
9780191709678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206575.003.00015
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter emphasizes the continuity of central ideas over many centuries. Despite tremendous innovation and change within the literature, it persuasively connects folkloric motifs from a medieval ... More


Spirituality, Suffering, and Prayerful Presence within Jewish Tradition

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter examines spirituality, suffering, and prayerful presence in relation to end-of-life care in the Jewish tradition, describing the Jewish mourning practices and the stand of Judaism ... More


Prayer in the Vernacular

Jean Baumgarten

Jerold C. Frakes (ed.)

in Introduction to Old Yiddish Literature

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199276332
eISBN:
9780191699894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276332.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Literature

Beginning in the sixteenth century, the problem of translating prayers into the vernacular was one of the important questions confronting Jewish society. The rabbinical authorities adopted an ... More


The Aftermath of Emigration

Tina Frühauf

in The Organ and its Music in German-Jewish Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195337068
eISBN:
9780199852260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337068.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The mass emigration of German Jews during National Socialism in 1933 had a profound impact on the identities of Jewish musicians. Because of their need for social and professional integration, they ... More


The Hebrew Bible

Keith Ward

in Religion and Creation

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263937
eISBN:
9780191682681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263937.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, World Religions

This part of the book explores the four scriptural traditions: the Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, and Christian, and the way in which they are interpreted by theologians. The chapter attempts to articulate ... More


The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195373707
eISBN:
9780190226589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373707.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

A myth exists that Jews can embrace the cultural components of Judaism without appreciating the legal aspects of the Jewish tradition. This myth suggests that law and culture are independent of one ... More


Sharing the Console: The Synagogue Organist

Tina Frühauf

in The Organ and its Music in German-Jewish Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195337068
eISBN:
9780199852260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337068.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

While the issue concerning the introduction of organs into Jewish worship services eventually faded, debates over whether organs could be played during Sabbath and holy days and whether Jewish or ... More


Culture, Law, and the Development of Jewish Tradition

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

in The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195373707
eISBN:
9780190226589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373707.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

Chapter 1 furnishes an overview of cultural analysis and the study of halakhah and the Jewish tradition through a cultural analysis framework. It opens with a discussion of the emerging focus on law ... More


Foundational Conflicts: “Who Is a Jew” and Sabbath Laws

Roberta Rosenthal Kwall

in The Myth of the Cultural Jew: Culture and Law in Jewish Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195373707
eISBN:
9780190226589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373707.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Comparative Law

Cultural analysis seeks to preserve a tradition’s integrity and authenticity while simultaneously justifying the development of the tradition in response to cultural change. Chapter 5 explores these ... More


Biblical Anima-Spirit

C. U. M. Smith, Eugenio Frixione, Stanley Finger, and William Clower

in The Animal Spirit Doctrine and the Origins of Neurophysiology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199766499
eISBN:
9780199950263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766499.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, History of Neuroscience

This chapter shows how the Jewish-Christian tradition, along with Greek philosophy, led to the creation of “Western thought.” It first studies the Jewish belief that the essence of each individual ... More


Intervening Themes

Bruce Zuckerman

in Job the Silent: A Study in Historical Counterpoint

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195058963
eISBN:
9780199853342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058963.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

As time continues, the book of Job has been under many editorial hands and some have gone beyond changing the text itself, thus these are referred to as editorial interventions. It is necessary to ... More


Law and Religion: Current Legal Issues 2001 Volume 4

Richard O'Dair and Andrew Lewis (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246601
eISBN:
9780191697616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246601.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This fourth volume in the Current Legal Issues series is a comprehensive treatment of an area that will stimulate and enlighten anyone interested in law and religion. Both common and civil law ... More


Supernatural Israel: Obstacles to Theological Humility in Jewish Tradition

Shira L. Lander

in Learned Ignorance: Intellectual Humility among Jews, Christians and Muslims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199769308
eISBN:
9780190258283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769308.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how certain vectors of interpretation and thought in Jewish tradition have led to a kind of pious arrogance deeply imbedded in the Jewish self-concept. Jewish theological ... More


Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit

Anthony Briggman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641536
eISBN:
9780191738302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641536.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Irenaeus' theology of the Holy Spirit is often regarded highly, but that regard is not universal, nor has an adequate volume of literature supported it. This study provides a detailed examination of ... More


A Jewish Theory of Human Rights

David Novak

in Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733453
eISBN:
9780190258269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733453.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the role played by human rights in “Judaism,” the religion of the Jews rooted in divine revelation before being transmitted and developed by the existing Jewish tradition. It ... More


Opening Israel's Scriptures

Ellen F. Davis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190260545
eISBN:
9780190260583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190260545.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In thirty-six essays, Davis moves book by book through the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, from Genesis to Chronicles, offering practical exegesis for a broad audience. This is a selective yet ... More


Trinitarian Convictions, Trinitarian Logic

Anthony Briggman

in Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641536
eISBN:
9780191738302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641536.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

Chapter 7 challenges two errant readings of Irenaeus. The first is the notion that, on occasion, Irenaeus incorporates a Spirit-Christology that identifies the pre-existent Christ as the Holy Spirit. ... More


The Wandering Jewess: Feminism Seeks the Shekhinah

Alicia Ostriker

in The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses the author’s development as a feminist poet who began wrestling with the Hebrew Bible and Jewish tradition in the mid-1980s, focusing primarily on two of her books. The ... More


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