By Kristin Weingart
By Jeffrey Shandler
Engaging media has been an ongoing factor for American Jews, because it has been for different non secular groups within the usa, for a number of generations. Jews, God, and Videotape is a pioneering exam of the influence of latest communications applied sciences and media practices at the spiritual lifetime of American Jewry during the last century. Shandler’s examples variety from early recordings of cantorial tune to Hasidic outreach on the web. In among he explores mid-twentieth-century ecumenical radio and tv broadcasting, video documentation of lifestyles cycle rituals, museum screens and vacationer practices as potential for attractive the Holocaust as an ethical touchstone, and the function of heavily produced fabric tradition in Jews’ responses to the yank get together of Christmas.
Shandler argues that the influence of those and different media on American Judaism is different and vast: they've got challenged the position of clergy and remodeled the character of formality; facilitated strategies in non secular perform and scholarship, in addition to efforts to keep up conventional observance and teachings; created venues for outreach, either to reinforce relationships with non-Jewish associates and to advertise better religiosity between Jews; even redefined the inspiration of what may perhaps represent a Jewish spiritual group or religious adventure. As Jews, God, and Videotape demonstrates, American Jews’ stories are emblematic of ways spiritual groups’ engagements with new media became imperative to defining religiosity within the sleek age.
By Philip A. Harland
Private institutions geared up round a typical cult, career, ethnic id, neighbourhood or kin have been universal in the course of the Greco-Roman antiquity, providing possibilities for sociability, cultic actions, mutual aid and a context during which to show and realize virtuous success. This moment quantity collects a consultant collection of inscriptions from institutions in keeping with the North Coast of the Black Sea and in Asia Minor, released with English translations, short explanatory notes, commentaries and whole indices. This quantity is vital for a number of parts of analysis: historical styles of social association; the association of diasporic groups within the old Mediterranean; types for the constitution of early Christian teams; and types of sociability, status-displays, and the vocabularies of virtue.
By Hayyim Ben Joseph Vital,Isaac Judah Jehiel Safrin,Morris M. Faierstein
The booklet of secrets and techniques is split into elements. the 1st half, The e-book of Visions, modeled on Vital's paintings, comprises incidents in his existence and visionary reports. the second one half, the Deeds of the Lord, includes tales in regards to the Baal Shem Tov, the founding father of Hasidism.
By Emil Kerenji
By Emanuel Tov
By Bernard M. Levinson
By Simone Sinn,Michael Reid Trice
In dieser Publikation analysieren reflektieren jüdische, christliche und muslimische Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler die Bedeutung und Dynamiken religiöser Erneuerung und untersuchen die Bedeutung religiöser Erneuerung in den verschiedenen religiösen Traditionen.
[Religious id and Renewal within the Twenty-first Century. Jewish, Christian and Muslim Explorations]
Religions hold robust visions of renewal and thereby have the capability to set off dynamics of switch in all spheres of human existence. Religions have contributed to societal transformation and procedures of renewal spark extensive theological debates. The renewal of spiritual identification is proficient via how non secular groups interpret their traditions and prior, current, and destiny demanding situations to themselves, society and the realm at huge. How do non secular groups comprehend their very own assets and standards for renewal within the twenty-first century? during this booklet, Jewish, Christian and Muslim students study and examine the that means and dynamics of spiritual renewal and discover the which means of non secular renewal throughout non secular traditions.
By David I. Starling
After a survey of modern techniques to the examine of Paul’s use of Scripture, the 4 major chapters discover using Isa. 54:1 in Gal. 4:27, the catena of scriptural texts in 2 Cor. 6:16–18, Hos. 1:10 and 2:23 in Rom. 9:25–26 and Isa. 57:19 in Eph. 2:17.
In each one case, the ancienwriter seeks to put the letter in its old context and rhetorical scenario, determine the importance of any conflations or adjustments that experience taken position within the quotation procedure, examine the citation’s functionality inside of its fast context, examine its use through Paul with a number of the ways that the textual content is interpreted and appropriated by way of different moment Temple writers, and review the most proposals provided as causes for the riddle posed by way of the quotation. That performed, he deals his personal account of the hermeneutic at paintings, in response to an research of the categorical and implicit hermeneutical tips by which the letter publications its readers of their appropriation of Scripture.
This publication compares the hermeneutical methods of the 4 letters and attracts conclusionsconcerning the interaction of continuity and discontinuity among Scripture and gospel in Paul's letters and the connection among grace and Gentile inclusion in his theology.
By Michael Mack
Offering the 1st analytical account of the relationship among anti-Semitism and philosophy, Mack starts his exploration by means of displaying how the elemental thinkers within the German idealist tradition—Kant, Hegel, and, via them, Feuerbach and Wagner—argued that the human global should still practice and enact the guarantees held out by way of a perception of an otherworldly heaven. yet their respective philosophies all ran aground at the trust that the worldly proved incapable of reworking itself into this otherworldly perfect. To reconcile this incommensurability, Mack argues, philosophers created a development of Jews as symbolic of the "worldliness" that hindered the advance of a physique politic and that served as a foil to Kantian autonomy and rationality.
In the second one half, Mack examines how Moses Mendelssohn, Heinrich Heine, Franz Rosenzweig, and Freud, between others, grappled with being either German and Jewish. each one philosopher authorized the philosophies of Kant and Hegel, in various levels, whereas at the same time critiquing anti-Semitism on the way to strengthen the fashionable Jewish inspiration of what it intended to be enlightened—a idea that differed considerably from that of Kant, Hegel, Feuerbach, and Wagner. by way of conversing the unstated in German philosophy, this booklet profoundly reshapes our knowing of it.