Publication year: 2009
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 ...
Through the theme of metempsychosis as discussed by scholars in Renaissance Italy, this book addresses the problematic question of the roles of Jews who lived in Italy in the development of Renaissance culture in its Jewish and its Christian dimensions.
Roni Weinstein. Translated by Batya Stein
This detailed introduction to the text Tiferet Bachurim (The Glory of Youth), written in the mid-seventeenth century in Ferrara, Italy, discusses the profound changes in Jewish Italian communities regarding sexuality, control of the juvenile body, and the role of Kabbalah in The Jewish Counter ...
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 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.
Roman A. Ohrenstein and Barry Gordon
This book discusses the economics of the Talmud in the light of modern economics. Its focus is on the intricate debates, statements and principles that were forged by the great minds of the Talmudic Rabbis. This ancient storehouse of learning includes a wealth of economic knowledge of modern ...
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