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Rachel A. Anisfeld
Through close textual analysis as well as a study of historical and literary context, this book shows how the amoraic midrashic collection Pesikta deRav Kahana developed a new homiletical language in an age of religious outreach and persuasion.
Benjamin H. Hary
This volume is a study of translation of sacred texts, known as the sharḥ, into Judeo-Arabic in Egypt in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The book provides a linguistic model of the translation, which traces the literal/interpretive linguistic tension with which the translators struggled.
edited by Alan Avery-Peck and Jacob Neusner
Top scholars in Judaic and Christian studies treat the interrelationship between Judaism and Christianity, reflecting on how the two faiths have related to and been shaped by each other as they evolved in shared historical and cultural contexts, even as each has maintained its own distinctive ...
by Andrei A. Orlov
This volume is a study of two of the most important Slavonic apocalypses, the Apocalypse of Abraham and 2 Enoch, as the crucial conceptual links between the symbolic universes of Second Temple apocalypticism and early Jewish mysticism.
Edited by E. Grypeou & H. Spurling
This collection of essays examines exegetical encounters between Christians and Jews on the book of Genesis. Eminent scholars present outstanding studies on the subject of ‘Exegetical Encounter’ to illuminate the history of relations between Jews and Christians in Late Antiquity.
This book offers new perspectives on Israel’s evolving Mediterranean identity, which centers around the longing to find a "natural" place in the region. It explores Mediterraneanism as reflected in popular music, literature, architecture, and daily life, and analyzes ways in which the notion ...
Edited by James T. Robinson
Drawing on the tools of social, cultural and intellectual history, and using Maimonideanism as the interpretative lens, this volume offers a fresh approach to the history of Jewish thought.
Edited by Edna Nahshon
Edited by Carlos Fraenkel
This volume sheds new light on Maimonides’ work in medicine, Jewish law, and liturgy, and on how his philosophy was read, misread, and creatively reinvented in a wide range of contexts from the 13th century to the present.
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