Frontiers of Jewish scholarship: expanding origins, transcending borders

Anne O Albert (Editor), Noah S Gerber (Editor), Michael A Meyer (Editor)

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"The birth of modern Jewish studies can be traced to the nineteenth-century emergence of the Wissenschaft des Judentums, a movement to promote a scholarly approach to the study of Judaism and Jewish culture. Frontiers of Jewish Scholarship offers a collection of essays examining how Wissenschaft extended beyond its original German intellectual contexts and was transformed into a diverse, global field. From the early expansion of the new scholarly approaches into Jewish publications across Europe to their translation and reinterpretation in the twentieth century, the studies included here collectively trace a path through largely neglected subject matter, newly recognized as deserving attention"--
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationPhiladelphia
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
Number of pages263
ISBN (Electronic)9780812298253
ISBN (Print)0812253647, 9780812253641
StatePublished - 2022

Publication series

NameJewish culture and contexts
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania Press

ULI Keywords

  • uli
  • Jewish learning and scholarship -- History -- 19th century
  • Jewish learning and scholarship -- History -- 20th century
  • Judaism -- Study and teaching -- History
  • Wissenschaft des Judentums (Movement)
  • יהדות -- לימוד והוראה -- היסטוריה
  • اليهودية -- الدراسة والتدريس -- التاريخ
  • Ḥokhmat Yiśraʼel (Movement)
  • Science of Judaism (Movement)


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