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Edited by Resianne Fontaine, Ruth Glasner, Reimund Leicht, and Giuseppe Veltri
An hommage to Gad Freudenthal, this volume offers studies on the history of science and on the role of science in medieval and early-modern Jewish cultures, investigating various aspects of processes of knowledge transfer and scientific cross-cultural contacts,
Edited by Jonathan Israel and Reinier Salverda
This volume, consisting of seventeen studies by leading experts in the field, constitutes an important new survey of Dutch jewish history.
The essays in this book depict the social and intellectual ferment of the former Marranos from Spain and Portugal who returned to the fold of Judaism in Western Europe during the seventeenth century and established new Jewish communities in Amsterdam, Hamburg and London.
Edited by Benjamin H. Hary, John L. Hayes and Fred Astren
This volume, which is a tribute to Professor William Brinner, is a collection of essays that deal with the interaction of Judaism and Islam over generations from different perspectives: historical, religious, philosophical, linguistic and literary.
Medieval Jewish literature from the 10th century onwards drew heavily on Arabic literary models. This important new study discusses the impact of Arabic literature on Jewish literature and medieval Jewish culture.
Edited by Chaya Brasz and Yosef Kaplan
The 25 essays in this volume revolve around the self-perception of Dutch Jews and the way they were viewed by others from the beginning of the Jewish presence in the Netherlands through the Shoah and its aftermath.
The tension between nationalism and humanism on one hand and between Zionism and Judaism on the other, is vividly illustrated by this work. This is done through a comprehensive description of a variety of sources and ideas that inspired the Brith Shalom Society's radical circle in early ...
An exploration of the phenomenon of angelic vice regency in Late Antiquity. It comparatively examines figures from Judaism, Mandaeism, and Gnosticism, shedding new light, in particular, on the Jewish angel Metatron and the Mandaean light-being Abathur.
Marvin J. Heller
The first study on the subject, this is a bibliographical work on individual tractates published in the first half of the eighteenth-century, and the circumstances of their publication. Included are numerous reproductions of title and representative pages.
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