Search for dissertations about: "Modern Jewish history"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Modern Jewish history.

  1. 1. "I wanted to know how this deed was done" : Raul Hilberg, the Holocaust and History

    Author : Olof Bortz; Pär Frohnert; Lars M Andersson; Tim Cole; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Raul Hilberg; Holocaust historiography; political science; American intellectual history; Jewish history; historia; History;

    Abstract : Raul Hilberg was a pioneer of Holocaust studies and for many decades the Holocaust scholar par excellence. He embarked upon the study of the Nazi genocide after the war, and established the understanding of the Holocaust as a bureaucratically administered “destruction process,” carried out by men who were not different from the German population in general. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Swedish Jews and the victims of Nazi terror, 1933–1945

    Author : Pontus Rudberg; Lars M. Andersson; Margaret Hunt; Torkel Jansson; Bernard Wasserstein; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Modern Jewish history; Holocaust studies; Sweden; the Jewish community of Stockholm; refugees; humanitarian aid; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to provide new knowledge about Jewish responses to the Nazi persecutions and the Holocaust. This has been done through a study of the actions of the Jewish minority in Sweden during the Nazi era. READ MORE

  3. 3. Creating a new heart : Marcus Ehrenpreis on jewry and judaism

    Author : Stephen Fruitman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Jewish culture; modernity; literature; history; universalism versus particularism; nationalism; intellectual history;

    Abstract : This dissertation represents the first attempt to take account of the entire Swedish œuvre of Marcus Ehrenpreis and view it as a single, coherent statement, recognizing the very fundamental confrontation taking place between tradi­tional and modern ways of viewing reality and its possible resolution. A reading of his work reveals that the one constant in his life in letters was the struggle to reconcile the apparent logical antithesis of universalism and particu­larism, which this dissertation sees as one with resonance for all ethnic minorities. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Origins of the Synagogue : A Socio-Historical Study

    Author : Anders Runesson; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ritual; archaeology; city gate; secondary state; Nehemiah; Ezra; Deuteronomy; ideology; Babylonia; Egypt; Palestine; cult centralisation; Artaxerxes I; Darius; Cyrus; administration; Persian imperial politics; origin; church; temple; Synagogue; proseuche; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : In the first century CE, synagogues existed not only in the land of Israel but in all parts of the Roman Empire where Jews lived. Although incorporating a number of activities, the most characteristic features of this institution were the public reading and teaching of torah, making the synagogue an unparalleled institution in the ancient world. READ MORE

  5. 5. Jesus and Purity Halakhah : Was Jesus Indifferent to Impurity?

    Author : Thomas Kazen; James D. G. Dunn; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Bible; New Testament; Jesus; Judaism; Second Temple; purity; impurity; purification; ritual; halakhah; historical reconstruction; quest; authenticity; criteria; gospels; narrative traditions; redaction; law; Torah; conflict stories; Pharisees; expansionist current; miqveh; immersion; stone vessels; food; leper; leprosy; discharge; corpse; rabbinic texts; Tannaim; Dead Sea Scrolls; moral trajectory; John the Baptizer; diversity; am ha-arets; great tradition; little tradition; Galilee; demonology; exorcism; eschatology; kingdom.; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; New Testament Exegesis; nya testamentets exegetik; Nya testamentets exegetik;

    Abstract : At the end of the Second Temple period, ritual purity came to play an increasing role in Jewish society. Purity laws were interpreted and expanded, and sources of impurity were generally avoided by many. READ MORE