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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Seductiveness of Jewish myth.
Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1997
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
S Daniel Breslauer
|ISBN:||058504354X 9780585043548 9780791436011 0791436012 9780791436028 0791436020|
|Notes:||Revised versions of papers delivered on March 6 and 7, 1994 during "Myth in the Biblical and Jewish Traditions: An Interdisciplinary Conference."|
|Description:||1 online resource (vi, 317 pages).|
|Contents:||pt. 1. What is Jewish myth?: The mythology of Judaism / Howard Schwartz. Poetry, allegory, and myth in Saul Tchernichowsky / S. Daniel Breslauer. Can the teaching of Jewish history be anything but the teaching of myth? / Joel Gereboff --
pt. 2. Modern uses of myth in Judaism: The invention of a secular ritual: Western Jewry and nationalized tourism in Palestine, 1922-1933 / Michael Berkowitz. A rustling in the woods: the turn to myth in Weimar Jewish thought / Steven M. Wasserstrom. Judeophobia, myth, and critique / David Norman Smith --
pt. 3. Case histories on myth in Judaism: The poetics of myth in Genesis / Ronald S. Hendel. Strange bedfellows: politics and narrative in Philo / Deborah Sills. The myth of Jesus in rabbinic literature / Richard A. Freund. Melchizedek: king, priest, and god / James R. Davila. The face of Jacob in the moon: mystical transformations of an aggadic myth / Elliot R. Wolfson. Sabbatai Zevi, Metatron, and Mehmed: myth and history in seventeenth-century Judaism / David J. Halperin.
|Series Title:||SUNY series in Judaica.|
|Responsibility:||edited by S. Daniel Breslauer.|