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The Second Wave: Emergence of a Bible Industry

Abigail Gillman

in A History of German Jewish Bible Translation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226477695
eISBN:
9780226477862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477862.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Bible translations of the second wave appeared in rapid succession in 1831, 1837, 1838, and 1841. They shared an underlying purpose: to provide an alternative to Mendelssohn’s Be’ur, and to be at ... More


Bible translation and the centrality of the synagogue

Michah Gottlieb

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

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199336388
eISBN:
9780197527269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336388.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes Zunz’s Bible translation, situating it within the context of Zunz’s critique of the traditional Ashkenazic system of Jewish education that he experienced personally. Zunz’s ... More


Translation versus Midrash

Michah Gottlieb

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

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199336388
eISBN:
9780197527269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336388.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter covers Leopold Zunz’s account of the relationship between the Bible and rabbinic literature in his pioneering 1832 work The Sermons of the Jews. The book is situated in several contexts. ... More


History as Liberation

David N. Myers

in The Stakes of History: On the Use and Abuse of Jewish History for Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300228939
eISBN:
9780300231403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228939.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on a recurrent tendency of modern Jewish historians to use their research as a tool of liberation. The first circles of scholars discussed in this chapter employed history to ... More


The Future of Ancient Piyyut

WOUT JAC VAN BEKKUM

in Rabbinic Texts and the History of Late-Roman Palestine

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264744
eISBN:
9780191734663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264744.003.0013
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the developments in the study of ancient piyyut. It explains that piyyut is a Jewish liturgical poetry composed to replace or serve as an alternative to prayers in the ... More


Liberal Supernaturalism

Louis Jacobs

in Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774587
eISBN:
9781800340305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774587.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes “liberal supernaturalism,” which affirms both belief in God and a rejection of fundamentalism. It focuses on Nahman Krochmal, a pioneer of the Wissen schaft des Judentums ... More


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


Introduction: The Jewish Reformation

Michah Gottlieb

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

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199336388
eISBN:
9780197527269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336388.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Introduction lays out the subject matter, problem, and plan of the book. A central theme is the emergence of middle-class German Judaism and the fraught dynamics of German Jews’ quest for legal ... More


Conclusion: The Jewish Counter-Reformation

Michah Gottlieb

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

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780199336388
eISBN:
9780197527269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336388.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses the achievement of the Jewish Reformation by exploring Martin Buber’s and Franz Rosenzweig’s Jewish Counter-Reformation critique of it. Buber’s and Rosenzweig’s claim that the ... More


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