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Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Tania Oldenhage

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Over the centuries, New Testament texts have often been read in ways that reflect and encourage anti‐Judaism. Since the Holocaust, Christian scholars have increasingly recognized this inheritance. ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey S. Sposato

in The Price of Assimilation: Felix Mendelssohn and the Nineteenth-Century Anti-Semitic Tradition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195149746
eISBN:
9780199870783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149746.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the so-called “Mendelssohn Jewish Question”. Many commentators have assumed that since Felix Mendelssohn was born Jewish and set many Old Testament ... More


After the Evil: Christianity and Judaism in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Richard Harries

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199263134
eISBN:
9780191600616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263132.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The evil of the holocaust demands a radical rethink of the traditional Christian understanding of Judaism. This is because the anti‐Judaism of the Christian Church prepared the way for the holocaust. ... More


Toward a Post‐Holocaust Biblical Hermeneutics

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter concludes by addressing the implications of this book for future work in New Testament scholarship. Oldenhage demonstrates what a post‐Holocaust reading of the parables of Jesus might ... More


Joachim Jeremias and the Historical‐Critical Approach

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Introduces Joachim Jeremias's book The Parables of Jesus, which was first published in 1947 and strongly shaped the postwar scholarly discourse on New Testament parables. Oldenhage clarifies how the ... More


“In View of Catastrophe”

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Historicizes Joachim Jeremias's work on the parables of Jesus and its anti‐Jewish rhetoric by attending to the time and place of the book's first publication, Germany in 1947. Oldenhage shows that ... More


Historical Criticism and the Return into History

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Discusses the implications of understanding Joachim Jeremias's anti‐Jewish rhetoric as a post‐Holocaust phenomenon. With a special focus on interpretations of the parable of the wicked husbandmen, ... More


Comedy, Play, and “The Horrors of This Century”

Tania Oldenhage

in Parables for Our Time: Rereading New Testament Scholarship after the Holocaust

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150520
eISBN:
9780199834549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515052X.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Develops a post‐Holocaust reading of John Dominic Crossan's book Raid on the Articule, published in 1976. Oldenhage attends to the ways in which allusive references to the Holocaust continue to ... More


The Jew in the Haitian Imagination: A Popular History of Anti-Judaism and Proto-Racism

Elizabeth McAlister

in Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195149180
eISBN:
9780199835386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149181.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay explores the contemporary legacies of colonial religious discourses, by examining how participants in Haiti’s annual Rara festival—a Lenten carnival and public performance of Haitian ... More


The Unspeakable Evil

Richard Harries

in After the Evil: Christianity and Judaism in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199263134
eISBN:
9780191600616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263132.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The holocaust is an unspeakable evil. How is it possible to speak of it at all? Yet ‘How is one not to speak of it?’ (Elie Wiesel). Traditional Christian anti‐Judaism is a very sorry story and this ... More


The Unfinished Agenda

Richard Harries

in After the Evil: Christianity and Judaism in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199263134
eISBN:
9780191600616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263132.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Anti‐Semitism is a very light sleeper and there is still work for the Council of Christians and Jews, founded in 1942, to perform. A particular issue for Christians at the moment is balancing concern ... More


Tainted Glory in Handel's Messiah: The Unsettling History of the World's Most Beloved Choral Work

Michael Marissen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300194586
eISBN:
9780300206999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194586.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Across North America, “Messiah Sing-Ins”—performances of Handel's oratorio with the audience joining in the choruses—are a musical and social highlight of the winter holiday season. Christians, Jews, ... More


The Spectacle of Exorcism

Dayna S. Kalleres

in City of Demons

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520276475
eISBN:
9780520956841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276475.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In the case of John Chrysostom, I provide a reading of the Adversus Judaeos homilies, in which I argue that Chrysostom instructs “stronger” (most likely, baptized) members how to find Judaizers, ... More


Bach & God

Michael Marissen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190606954
eISBN:
9780190606985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190606954.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book explores the religious character of the vocal and instrumental music of Johann Sebastian Bach, offering many and various interpretive insights that were gained from careful scrutiny of his ... More


The Clash of Civilizations

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyses the clash-of-civilization concept as a possible tool of US foreign policy after the fall of the USSR.


The Holy Alliance

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the way the Catholic Church approached Judaism and Islam with the purpose of bringing back religions to the forefront of national and international politics.


The Siege of Jerusalem and recuperative readings

Elisa Narin van Court

in Pulp Fictions of Medieval England: Essays in Popular Romance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063183
eISBN:
9781781700563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063183.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

The fourteenth-century alliterative narrative The Siege of Jerusalemhas recently begun to generate the kind of interest associated with more canonical Middle English works. Scholarly studies have ... More


Chopin and Jews

Jeffrey Kallberg

in Chopin and His World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691177755
eISBN:
9781400889006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691177755.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter illustrates Chopin's invocation of the word Jew, in contexts that often go beyond the purely descriptive and instead verge into invective and abuse. In a correspondence that otherwise ... More


Thomas and his Outsiders

David Decosimo

in Ethics as a Work of Charity: Thomas Aquinas and Pagan Virtue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804790635
eISBN:
9780804791700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804790635.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter sets the context for the book in the most fundamental sense, placing Thomas in his socio-historical milieu in terms of Christian-Jewish and Christian-Muslim relations. After a ... More


Rejoicing against Judaism in Handel's Messiah

Michael Marissen

in Tainted Glory in Handel's Messiah: The Unsettling History of the World's Most Beloved Choral Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300194586
eISBN:
9780300206999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194586.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores the general approach and concerns of Charles Jennens in compiling and adapting his biblical texts for the libretto of Handel's Messiah. Biblical typology and ... More


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