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  1. The Holocaust’s Jewish Calendars
    Calendars map time, shaping and delineating our experience of it. While the challenges to tracking Jewish conceptions of time during the Holocaust were substantial, Alan Rosen reveals that many took great risks to mark time within... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2019
    Hardback | £61.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  2. Desert in the Promised Land
    Published: 25th December 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
  3. Crucified Wisdom
    Christ and the bodhisattva are often compared superficially in Buddhist-Christian discussion. With the increasing participation of Christians in Buddhist practice, larger numbers of people are seeking a deeper understanding... Learn More
    Published: 4th December 2018
    Hardback | £81.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  4. The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Theater
    Alyssa Quint focuses on the early years of the modern Yiddish theater, from roughly 1876 to 1883, through the works of one of its best-known and most colorful figures, Avrom Goldfaden. Goldfaden (né Goldenfaden, 1840-1908) was... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2018
    Hardback | £46.00
  5. Jews in Arab Countries
    In this new history, French author Georges Bensoussan retells the story of what life was like for Jews in the Arab world since 1850. During the early years of this time, it was widely believed that Jewish life in Arab lands was... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2018
    Hardback | £65.00
  6. An Intimate Rebuke
    In this ethnography of female empowerment, Laura S. Grillo offers new perspectives on how elder West African women deploy an ancient ritual in which they dance naked and slap their genitals and bare breasts to protest abuses of... Learn More
    Published: 9th November 2018
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Passing Fancies in Jewish AmericanLiterature and Culture
    In Passing Fancies Judith Ruderman takes on the fraught question of who passes for Jewish in American literature and culture. In today’s contemporary political climate, religious and racial identities are being reconceived as... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £31.00
  8. On the Word of a Jew
    What, if anything, does religion have to do with how reliable we perceive one another to be? When and how did religious difference matter in the past when it came to trusting the word of another? In today’s world, we take for... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
  9. Arabs and Jews in Ottoman Palestine
    When did the Arab-Israeli conflict begin? Some discussions focus on the 1967 war, some go back to the creation of the state of Israel in 1948, and others look to the beginning of the British Mandate in 1929. Alan Dowty, however,... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2018
    Hardback | £50.00
  10. Veils, Turbans, and Islamic Reform in Northern Nigeria
    Veils, Turbans, and Islamic Reform in Northern Nigeria tells the story of Islamic reform from the perspective of dress, textile production and trade, and pilgrimage, over the past 200 years. As Islamic reformers have sought various... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  11. The Praiseworthy One
    In the wake of controversies over printing or displaying images of the Prophet Muhammad, Christiane Gruber’s aim is to bring back into scholarly and public discussion the ‘lost’ history of imagining the Prophet in Islamic... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £46.00
  12. The First Book of Jewish Jokes
    No matter where they are located in the world, communities living in mountain regions have shared experiences defined in large part by contradictions. These communities often face social and economic marginalization despite providing... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  13. Jezebel Unhinged
    Published: 28th September 2018
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  14. Christian Flesh

    Christian Flesh

    By Paul J. Griffiths

    Series Encountering Traditions

    Stanford University Press

    Published: 25th September 2018
    Hardback | £61.00
  15. The Obligated Self
    Mara H. Benjamin contends that the physical and psychological work of caring for and rearing children, for centuries the province of women, is theologically fruitful but a largely unexplored terrain for feminists. Attending to... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2018
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £22.99
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