Judaism and Crisis: Crisis as a Catalyst in Jewish Cultural History (Google eBook)

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Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2011 - History - 340 pages
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The political, social, cultural, and religious crises Jews encountered in their long history influenced the development of Jewish culture, thought, and religion. The authors describe how Jews coped with these threatening events, especially how they consequently had to rethink and shape their Jewish identity anew.
  

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Contents

Part I Crisis in the History of Preexilic Exilic and Second Temple Judaism
23
Die assyrische Krise in IsraelJuda
25
Reaktionen auf die soziale Krise des 8 Jahrhunderts
49
Demographics and the Emergence of the Canon of Scripture
61
Aetiological and Eschatological Aspects
75
Changes and Developments within the Dead Sea Scrolls Movement
89
AntiJudaism in Greek and Roman Alexandria
109
Géza G Xeravits Conflicting Ideas about the Temple in 2 Baruch 4 and 6
153
Other Crisis in Jewish History
235
Did New Technology of the Roman Period Cause a Crisis for Jewish Women?
237
The Opposite Cases of Isaac Luria and Shabbatai Zvi
259
Shylock and Others
273
Klaus Davidowicz Moses Mendelssohn und die jüdische Tradition
289
Imagination und Ambivalenz von Erinnern und Vergessen im deutschsprachigen Film
305
From Crushed Hasidism to NeoHasidic Revival and Outreach
317
Index
337

Katell Berthelot Is God Unfair? The Fourth Book of Ezra as a Response to the Crisis of 70 C E
165
William Horbury The Uprisings under Trajan and RomanJewish Relations
183
Roland Deines How Long? Gods Revealed Schedule for Salvation and the Outbreak of the Bar Kokhba Revolt
201
Back Cover
341
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