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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 47 related to Orientalism and the Hebrew Imagination.   

Tamerlane and the Jews

Michael Shterenshis - History - 2002 - 166 pages
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The Sage in Jewish Society of Late Antiquity

Richard Lee Kalmin - History - 1999 - 180 pages
He argues that these interpretations were motivated not only by a desire to explicate the Biblical text but also by social, cultural, religious, polemical and apologetic concerns.
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The Great Roman-Jewish War

Flavius Josephus, William Whiston, David Samuel Margoliouth - History - 2004 - 485 pages
An eyewitness account of a turning point in Judaism, Christianity, and all of Western civilization, this work chronicles the Jewish revolt against the Roman Empire from AD 66 ...
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Gentile Tales: The Narrative Assault on Late Medieval Jews

Miri Rubin - History - 2004 - 280 pages
Beginning in Paris in the year 1290, Jews were accused of abusing Christ by desecrating the eucharist—the manifestation of Christ's body in the communion service. Over the ...
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An Introduction to Early Judaism

James C. Vanderkam - History - 2001 - 234 pages
VanderKam, one of today's most respected scholars of biblical history, offers a superb new introduction to early Judaism. Based on the best, most recent archaeological research ...
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Strange Haven: A Jewish Childhood in Wartime Shanghai

Sigmund Tobias - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 162 pages
The author, part of the Jewish refugee community in Shanghai, tells of his experiences growing up in the ghetto under Japanese occupation.
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Torn at the Roots: The Crisis of Jewish Liberalism in Postwar America

Michael E. Staub - History - 2002 - 386 pages
Divided into two volumes, The Teachings of Modern Christianity on Law, Politics, and Human Nature offers a landmark collection of writings from twenty Christian thinkers of the ...
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Jewish Frontiers: Essays on Bodies, Histories, and Identities

S. Gilman - History - 2003 - 243 pages
A series of connected essays invites readers to consider the Jewish experience as one of creative self-definition rather than displacement, drawing on the representations of ...
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