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Author: Ilia Rodov
The volume explores the stone carved shrines for the scrolls of the Mosaic Law from the mid-sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth century synagogues in the former Polish Kingdom. Created on the margin of mainstream art and at a crossroad of diverse cultures, artistic traditions, aesthetic attitudes and languages, these indoor architectural structures have hitherto not been the subject of a monographic study. Revisiting and integrating multiple sources, the author re-evaluates the relationship of the Jewish culture in Renaissance Poland with the medieval Jewish heritage, sepulchral art of the Polish court and nobles, and earlier adaptations of the Christian revival of classical antiquity by Italian Jews. The book uncovers the evolution of artistic patronage, aesthetics, expressions of identities, and emerging visions among a religious minority on the cusp of the modern age.
Author: Joseph L. Angel

‬‎), in Matt 11:23–24, Jesus declares that Capernaum is destined to suffer a fate worse than Sodom’s, which, according to Gen 19:25, was overturned (‮ויהפך את הערים האל‬‎). 30 The translation follows, with several adaptations, that of Carol Newsom in Eileen M. Schuller and Carol A. Newsom, The

In: From Scrolls to Traditions

that fit the same configuration.” 4 To meaningfully describe the late antique epistemology of the human body, one has to read it as a range of adaptations developed by Christians and Jews alike. The earliest references to Jacob’s image being engraved on the Throne of Glory appear in fifth- and

In: From Scrolls to Traditions
Author: Simeon Chavel

dislocation which the exilic crisis of the sixth century B.C.E . brought, a dislocation which was not only physical but psychological and theological too” (“Dislocation and Adaptation in the Exilic Age and After,” in After the Exile: Essays in Honour of Rex Mason , ed. John Barton and David J. Reimer [Macon

In: Contextualizing Jewish Temples
Author: Paul M. Joyce

Shem and Kabod Theologies , ConBOT 18 (Lund: C.W.K. Gleerup, 1982). 15 John F. Kutsko, Between Heaven and Earth: Divine Presence and Absence in the Book of Ezekiel , BJSUCSD 7 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2000), 99. 16 Paul M. Joyce, “Dislocation and Adaptation in the Exilic Age and After,” in

In: Contextualizing Jewish Temples

in the ideal of the rota—in the system as it was intended to work, harmoniously and unaffected by the passage of time. The Babylonian evidence, by contrast, shows us how the rotas worked in practice—with all the adaptations and contestations that occurred along the way. Because we are dealing mostly

In: Contextualizing Jewish Temples