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Common Knowledge (1 April 2004) 10 (2): 362.
Published: 01 April 2004
... and Judaism. Although not Jewish, Barlach was perceived as insensitive to the exigent demands of National Socialism and its insistence that Germany achieve a culture engrained with the themes of muscular heroism and belligerence. But Barlach’s sculptures...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2003) 9 (2): 347–348.
Published: 01 April 2003
... Veidlinger, The Moscow State Yiddish Theater: Jewish Culture on the Soviet Stage (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000), 432 pp. Soviets used to love watching the foreign news. Obedient to government dictate, the correspondents pointed...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2008) 14 (3): 497–498.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Robert E. Lerner Zachary Karabell, Peace Be upon You: The Story of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Coexistence (New York: Knopf, 2007), 343 pp. Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Thomas Laird, The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama (New...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 326–327.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Zsuzsanna Ozsváth Gluck Mary , T he Invisible Jewish Budapest: Metropolitan Culture at the Fin de Siècl e ( Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 2016 ), 240 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 513–515.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Jack Miles deSilva David A. , The Jewish Teachers of Jesus, James, and Jude: What Earliest Christianity Learned from the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha . ( Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2012 ), 343 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2002) 8 (2): 421–422.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Ochs, David Fox Sandmel, and Michael A. Signer, eds., Christianity in Jewish Terms (Boulder, CO: Westview, 2000), 438 pp. The Catholic Church has taken significant steps, in recent years, to make room for modern Judaism in contemporary Christian theology. Christianity in Jewish Te r m s is a...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 156–157.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Joseph Frank Yuri Slezkine, The Jewish Century (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004), 438 pp. © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 LITTLE REVIEWS Gabriel Piterberg, An Ottoman Tragedy: History and...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2002) 8 (1): 10–19.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Edward Idris Cardinal Cassidy Duke University Press 2002 THE FUTURE OF JEWISH-CHRISTIAN RELATIONS In Light of the Visit of Pope John Paul II to the Holy Land Edward Idris Cardinal Cassidy The celebration of the Jubilee Year...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2012) 18 (2): 292–311.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Avinoam Rosenak For some years now, an opposition has been drawn, not only among Israeli academics but among politicians and journalists as well, between Jewish nationalist or Zionist thought and the kind of thinking that is called “postmodern.” The argument is that a Zionist cannot be a...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2013) 19 (2): 390.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Shira Wolosky The Jewish Annotated New Testament , ed. Levine Amy-Jill and Brettler Marc Zvi ( New York : Oxford University Press , 2011 ), 700 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Amy Knight Powell, Depositions: Scenes from the Late...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 218.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Michael Fagenblat Hilary Putnam, Jewish Philosophy as a Guide to Life: Rosenzweig, Buber, Levinas, Wittgenstein (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2008), 121 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Aviad Kleinberg, Flesh Made Word: Saints’ Stories and the...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 224–228.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Gábor Németh Duke University Press 2009 not for sale Translated by Tim Wilkinson poetry and fiction FROM JEWISH ARE YOU? Gábor Németh Translated by Tim Wilkinson I went out to Margaret Island with my father’s father...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2009) 15 (2): 229–268.
Published: 01 April 2009
... tentative and hence peaceful. Duke University Press 2009 articles THE HUMILITY of hypocrisy On the Irenic Illiberalism of Jewish Law Alick Isaacs The summer of 2006 — my summer in Lebanon — was not my first taste of...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2006) 12 (1): 16–33.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Israel J. Yuval 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 COLUMNS THE MYTH OF THE JEWISH EXILE FROM THE LAND OF ISRAEL A Demonstration of Irenic Scholarship Israel J. Yuval More than that of any other nation, Jewish identity is...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 256–279.
Published: 01 April 2018
... as a brilliant reformer who had learned his monotheism from Talmudic scholars and subsequently adapted it to his Arab audience. Geiger’s Muhammad was in essence a Jewish reformer: not strictly a Jew, to be sure, but nonetheless a better Jew than Geiger’s Orthodox Jewish critics. Other Jewish scholars...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2018) 24 (1): 26–34.
Published: 01 January 2018
... toward and regress from mutual understanding of Jewish and Muslim undergraduates in a course on Christianity that he teaches at an Israeli university. He offers, in addition, documentary, anecdotal, and personal evidence of Jewish and Christian Islamophilia, Muslim and Christian philo-Semitism, and...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2017) 23 (3): 440–467.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of the worldwide Jewish Diaspora. Members of these communities may number in the hundreds of thousands and have been striving for Jewish recognition. These developments comprise one facet of the burgeoning phenomenon of African philo-Semitism. This essay, which is in equal measure chronological and...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 239–255.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Paul Fenton Five illustrations of exceptional instances of Muslim philo-Semitism are presented in this contribution to the Common Knowledge symposium on xenophilia. The first appears in a responsum of the fourteenth-century Spanish rabbi Isaac Ben Sheshet dealing with the Muslim admission of Jewish...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2012) 18 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2012
... organized library, a center for doctoral and postdoctoral research, and a teaching faculty, the Institute was first envisioned by Aby Warburg, a pioneering historian of art and culture from a wealthy Jewish family in Hamburg. Warburg rejected the traditional view that the classical tradition was a simple...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2014) 20 (3): 391–403.
Published: 01 August 2014
... inspired him, from Kant and Hegel to Heidegger and Walter Benjamin. A personal fear of being pinned down, coupled with his tragic Jewish witness to a philosophical quest for certainty gone astray, led the “Sad Rider,” one of many possible Derridas, to want to “erase” as much as he wanted to write — despite...