Item Number: 111908
Title: The Temple of Jerusalem : from Moses to the Messiah : in honor of Professor Louis H. Feldman
Author: Fine, Steven (ed)
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Description: Leiden: Brill, 2011. 25cm., hardcover, 405pp. illus. Summary: The Temple of Jerusalem: From Moses to the Messiah brings together an interdisciplinary and broad-ranging international community of scholars to discuss aspects of the history and continued life of the Jerusalem Temple in Western culture, from biblical times to the present. This volume is the fruit of the inaugural conference of the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies, which convened in New York City on May 11-12, 2008 and honors Professor Louis H. Feldman, Abraham Wouk Family Professor of Classics and Literature at Yeshiva University. Feldman is the doyen of modern scholarship on Judaism in the Greco-Roman period, focusing on the writings of Flavius Josephus. A beloved mentor to generations of Yeshiva University students and of scholars across the globe, Professor Feldman has taught at YU since 1955. Contents: 1. The Inauguration of the Tabernacle Service at Sinai, Gary A. Anderson ; 2. God as Refuge and Temple as Refuge in the Psalms, Shalom Holtz ; 3. "See, I Have Called by the Renowned Name of Bezalel, Son of Uri…": Josephus on the Biblical "Architect."Steven Fine ; 4. The Temple Scroll: A Utopian Temple Plan from Second Temple Times, Lawrence H. Schiffman ; 5. From Toleration to Destruction: Roman Policy and the Jewish Temple, Miriam Pucci Ben Zeev ; 6. Notes on the Virtual Reconstruction of the Herodian Period Temple and Courtyards, Joshua Schwartz and Yehoshua Peleg ; 7. Envisioning the Sanctuaries of Israel -The Academic and Creative Process of Archaeological Model Making, Leen Ritmeyer ; 8. Construction, Destruction and Reconstruction: The Temple in Pesiqta Rabbati, Rivka Ulmer ; 9. The Mosaic Tabernacle as the Only Legitimate Sanctuary: The Biblical Tabernacle in Samaritanism, Reinhardt Pummer ; 10. Why Is There No Zoroastrian Central Temple?: A Thought Experiment, Yaakov Elman ; 11. Rival Claims: Christians, Muslims and the Jerusalem Holy Places, Frank E. Peters ; 12. Imagining the Temple in Late Medieval Spanish Altarpieces, Vivian B. Mann ; 13. Images of the Temple in Sefer ha-Bahir, Jonathan Dauber ;14. Interpreting "the Resting of the Shekhinah": Exegetical Implications of the Theological Debate among Maimonides, Nahmanides and Sefer ha-Hinnukh, Mordechai Z. Cohen ; 15. Remembering the Temple: Commemoration and Catastrophe in Ashkenazi Culture, Jacob J. Schacter ; 16. The Temple of Jerusalem from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, Matt Goldish ; 17. "Jerusalem Rebuilt": The Temple in the Fin-de-siècle Zionist Imagination, Jess Olson ; 18. Avi Yonah's Model of Second Temple Jerusalem and the Development of Israeli Visual Culture, Maya Balakirsky Katz ; 19. Jerusalem during the First and Second Temple Periods: Recent Excavations and Discoveries On and Near the Temple Mount, Ann Killebrew ; 20. Digging the Temple Mount: Archaeology and the Arab-Israeli Conflict from the British Mandate to the Present, Robert O. Freedman. (The Brill reference library of Judaism, 29)
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