Perceptions of Jewish History

Author: Amos Funkenstein

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520912199

Category: Religion

Page: 408

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"Perceptions of Jewish History scintillates with original ideas and insights. It will appeal to a broad audience."--Michael A. Signer, University of Notre Dame "Students of the Jewish past will welcome this volume; it will also attract readers with the widest possible range of interests."--Robert Chazan, New York University

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Eschatologie in den monotheistischen Weltreligionen

Author: Wolfram Brandes,Felicitas Schmieder

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110209705

Category: History

Page: 451

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In this volume, leading scholars examine the ideas of the last days of the world held in Islam, Christianity and Judaism in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age. They discuss the mutual influence of these ideas together with their intended and actual political effect at the time. They open up a significant source for political and intellectual history, because apocalyptic writings are always to be found among the powerful. Key Features: overview of the latest research findings, presented in the form of a handbook successful interdisciplinary dialogue particular focus on the political history and intellectual history of this epoch