Jewish and Christian Messianism in the Ashkenazic World during the Reformation
Jewish and Christian messianic thought and activism in the Reformation era in the Ashkenazic world.
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Brothers from Afar
Rabbinic Approaches to Apostasy and Reversion in Medieval Europe
Revisionist approach to a status of apostates in medieval European rabbinic thought.
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John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age
John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age is the remarkable story of the spiritual search of one of Michigan’s most successful entrepreneurs, a search that culminated in the Fetzer Institute whose ambitious mission is nothing less than the spiritual transformation of the world.
Seasons of Grace
A History of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit
Seasons of Grace is a history of the catholic Church and community in southern lower Michigan from the 1830s through the 1950s.
Tradition and Politics
The Religious Parties of Israel
A comprehensive study of religious parties of Israel.
The Troubled Origins of the Italian Catholic Labor Movement, 1878–1914
Sándor Agócs presents an intellectual and social history of the nascent Italian labor movement, exploring the conflicts between the conservative Catholic hierarchy and Catholic activists.
The Life and Death of Rabbi Ya'aqov Wazana
Without Bounds illuminates the life of the mysterious Rabbi Ya'aqov Wazana.
An Early Modern Yiddish Defense of Judaism
An annotated translation of the Yudisher Theriak, along with a comprehensive introduction that places the original work in its historical context.
The Realignment of American Orthodox Judaism
Provides a new understanding of the evolution and contemporary dynamics of American Orthodox Judaism during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Race, Religion, and the Pulpit
Rev. Robert L. Bradby and the Making of Urban Detroit
Details Reverend Bradby’s work during the Great Migration and the interwar period, when his Second Baptist Church became an important hub for Detroit’s African American community.
Religious Diversity and Early Modern English Texts
Catholic, Judaic, Feminist, and Secular Dimensions
Investigates the religious diversity in early modern English literature and culture in relation to a dominant English Protestant national identity.
Anthonius Margaritha and the Jewish Faith
Jewish Life and Conversion in Sixteenth-Century Germany
A biography of Anthonius Margaritha, convert to Christianity and reporter on Jewish life and religious practices.
The En Yaaqov
Jacob ibn Habib’s Search for Faith in the Talmudic Corpus
Examines the origins of the En Yaaqov in the tumultuous medieval period and the motivations of its creator, exiled Spanish rabbi Jacob ibn Habib.
The Making of the American Rabbinate
Explores the life and thought of Rabbi Max Lilienthal, who created a new model for the American rabbinate.
Jewish and Christian Mystics in Eastern Europe
Brings together highly regarded scholars of Jewish and Christian mysticism in Eastern Europe to analyze the overlap of mysticism in the two religions.
Comparative Perspectives on Judaisms and Jewish Identities
Provides sociological analyses of religious developments and identities in both historical and contemporary Jewish communities.
Rabbinic Culture and Its Critics
Jewish Authority, Dissent, and Heresy in Medieval and Early Modern Times
Examines dissent from rabbinic Judaism in the Middle Ages and Early Modern period to consider it as a category within the history and culture of the Jewish people.
When the Church Becomes Your Party
Contemporary Gospel Music
A look at the innovations of contemporary performers of modern gospel music and their roots in the African American Christian church.
Women Remaking American Judaism
Considers the changes in American Judaism across the four major denominations that resulted from the Jewish feminist movement of the 1960s through today.
The Stains of Culture
An Ethno-Reading of Karaite Jewish Women
Portrays the experiences of Egyptian Karaites in the San Francisco Bay Area as it explores the relationship between text and everyday life, between literal reading and its translation into bodily practices—especially as related to the female body.