❴Reading❵ ➹ Jewish Historiography Between Past and Future Author Paul Mendes-Flohr – Heartforum.co.uk From its modest beginnings in 1818 Berlin Wissenschaft des Judentums has burgeoned into a scholarly discipline pursued by a vast cadre of scholars Now constituting a global community these scholars co From its modest beginnings Between Past PDF È in Berlin Wissenschaft des Judentums has burgeoned into a scholarly discipline pursued Jewish Historiography PDF or by a vast cadre of scholars Now constituting a global community these scholars continue to draw their inspiration Historiography Between Past MOBI ☆ from the determined pioneers of Wissenschaft des Judentums in nineteenth and twentieth Germany Beyond setting the highest standards of philological and historiographical research German Wissenschaft des Judentums had a seminal role in creating modern Jewish discourse in which cultural memory supplemented traditional Jewish learning The secular character of modern Jewish Studies initially pursued largely in German and subseuently in other vernacular languages eg French Dutch Italian modern Hebrew Russian greatly facilitated an exchange with non Jewish scholars and thereby encouraging mutual understanding and respectThe present volume is based on papers delivered at a conference sponsored by the Leo Baeck Institute in Jerusalem by scholars from North American Europe and Israel The papers and attendant deliberations explored ramified historical and methodological issues Taken as a whole the volume represents a tribute to the two hundred year legacy of Wissenschaft des Judentums and its singular contribution to not only modern Jewish self understand but also to the unfolding of humanistic cultural discourse.
- 221 pages
- Jewish Historiography Between Past and Future
- Paul Mendes-Flohr
- 14 March 2016 Paul Mendes-Flohr