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This study demonstrates how Agnon combined traditional Hebrew lore, modern literary devices and, especially, highly crafted dream-sequences revealing subconscious motivations behind apparently fortuitous acts and decisions, thus creating a unique narrative form reflecting the "indeterminacy" of ...
Herausgegeben von Giuseppe Veltri und Annette Winkelmann
This volume presents the results of a conference on Jewish scholarship during the Renaissance organized in Wittenberg by the Leopold Zunz Centre for the Study of European Judaism. It includes papers on the Bible and its exegesis, the literature of biblical commentary, traditions of Kabbala in ...
This work analyzes the history of the Frankfurt Neo-Orthodoxy in the 19th century and explains its impact on Jewish religious parties in the 20th century. Focussing on Isaac Breuer and his philosophy, it describes the dilemmas of observant Jewry vis-à-vis the secularist Zionist movement.
Bat-Zion Eraqi Klorman
Discusses messianism in nineteenth-century Yemen as a social and cultural phenomenon and traces the early roots of both Jewish and Muslim messianism in Yemen from the twelfth to the nineteenth centuries with attention to messianic movements in the nineteenth century.
A complete and unabridged English translation of Abraham Cohen de Herrera's principal kabbalistic work, with an introduction to his life, works, and influence, and comprehensive notes on his kabbalistic and philosophical sources, by Kenneth Krabbenhoft.
A study of the Victorian Anglo-Jewish ruling elite, the 'Cousinhood', and of its economic, political, and Jewish interests. Daniel Gutwein challenges the current monolithic image of the Cousinhood.
Edited by Hartwig Wiedebach and Annette Winkelmann
The volume is dedicated to the work of Chajim H. Steinthal (1823–1899), who in the second half of the nineteenth century was a prominent philosophical linguist and also an eminent teacher of the “Science of Judaism”. Together with Moritz Lazarus he founded the discipline of Voelkerpsychologie ...
Theodore de Boer
Josef Albo, Spanish Rabbi and Jewish Philosopher, writes his Sefer ha-iqqarim in the interval between the Tortosa Disputation and the expulsion of the Jews from Spain. The book is based on the ideas of Maimonides. In Early Modem Times it becomes an important source in Christian theological ...
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