By Robert Chazan
Read or Download AJS Review (The Journal of the Association for Jewish Studies), Vol 18, No. 2 1993 PDF
Similar jewish books
The amount is a observation on 1 Enoch chapters 91-108 that starts with the Ethiopic textual content culture but in addition takes the Greek and Aramaic (Dead Sea Scrolls) proof into consideration. This element of 1 Enoch, which includes fabric from not less than 5 assorted files composed your time through the second century BCE, presents a window into the early phases of the reception of the earliest Enoch culture, because it was once being negotiated in terms of elitist non secular competitors, at the one hand, and relating to different Jewish traditions that have been flourishing on the time.
The essays during this assortment, written by means of a pioneering interdisciplinary student, care for the jobs of pictures within the development of stereotypes and the types of distinction as represented in texts—in excessive literature, in clinical literature, in art—from the final fin-de-si? cle to our personal. Intensely engaged within the cultural politics of daily life and aware of how texts mirror and form our social practices, they deal essentially with representations and self-representations of “Jews” some time past 100 years and concentrate on the query of the buildings of the Jew’s physique in paintings and literature.
Via shut readings of texts similar to Ezra-Nehemiah. Philo of Alexandria, and 4Ezra, Hindy Najman develops the belief of a discourse tied to a founder, illuminating the nexus among revelation, interpretive authority, and the hunt for perfection in anci
Moses Mendelssohn (17291786) used to be the ultimate Jewish philosopher of his day and one of many best-known figures of the German Enlightenment, incomes the sobriquet the Socrates of Berlin’. He used to be completely all for the relevant factor of Enlightenment spiritual pondering: the inevitable clash among cause and revelation in an age contending with person rights and spiritual toleration.
- Caledonian Jews: A Study of Seven Small Communities in Scotland
- Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature. Yearbook 2007: The Concept of Celestial Beings - Origins, Development and Reception
- AJS Review (The Journal of the Association for Jewish Studies), Vol 19, No. 1 1994
- The Independent Orders of B’nai B’rith and True Sisters: Pioneers of a New Jewish Identity, 1843-1914
- Genizat Germania' - Hebrew and Aramaic Binding Fragments from Germany in Context (Studies in Jewish History and Culture)
Additional info for AJS Review (The Journal of the Association for Jewish Studies), Vol 18, No. 2 1993
DAVIS The restatementof the ThirteenPrinciplesin SeferHadratQodeshmakes certainadditionsto the Maimonideantext. "37 In the commentary,Simeon b. For example, suggestsa more sophisticatedunderstanding he explainshow the principleof divine unity(the secondprinciple)does not rule out divine attributesof action. He quotes Maimonides'parablefor the from the same period are the anonymousSefer 'AlilotDevarimand VidalBenveniste'sSefer Eferve-Dinah. 33. B. also his gematriyoton the numberthirteen:pp. 33b, 34a.
I mustthanktheMemorialFoundationforJewishCulture, whichgenerouslysupportedmy researchin 1987-1989. 1. After 1550,therewas a certainamountof philosophicalwritingamongAshkenazicJews; see Davis, "R. Yom Tov LipmanHeller,"pp. 121-127. Beforethattherewas none at all; but cf. n. 12 below. AJSReview18/2(1993):195-222 195 196 JOSEPHM. DAVIS Jewish cultureand its philosophyin medieval Spanishand Mediterranean near-totalabsencefrommedievalAshkenazicculture. This has been the subjectof two majorstudies,whichhave come, however,to opposedconclusions.
Shohet,"Beirurimbe-farashatha-pulmusha-rishon 'al sifrei ha-Rambam,"Zion 36 (1971): 27-60; and esp. BernardSeptimus,Hispano-Jewish Societyin Transition:The Careerand Controversiesof R. , 1980), pp. 49-51, 57-59, 76-79, 82. Forthe primaryliterature,see (1) the letterof R. Samsonof Sens in R. , Jerusalem,1967),pp. 136-137;(2) theletterof twoNorthern Frenchrabbis,R. Samuelb. Solomonof Falaiseandhis brotherIsaacb. Solomon,publishedby Shatzmillerin "Li-Temunat p. 139;(3) the letterof Samuelb. AbrahamSaporta ha-mahloqet," to theNorthernFrenchrabbis,printedin S.