JewBus, Jewish Hindus & other Jewish Encounters with East Asian Religions (= PaRDeS: Zeitschrift der Vereinigung für Jüdische Studien, Vol. 23, 2017)

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Asian History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

We are pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of PaRDeS, which focuses on the topic titled “JewBus, Jewish Hindus & other Jewish Encounters with East Asian Religions”.


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The issue contains articles with:

Richard G. Marks: David d’Beth Hillel and Jacob Sapir: Their Encounters with Temple Hinduism in 19th Century India

Sebastian Musch: Linking the Jewish People to India: Friedrich Korn (1803–1850) and His Theory of Universal Revelation through Astrotheology

Hans-Michael Haußig: Indische Religionen als Gegenstand religionsphilosophischer Entwürfe. Salomon Formstecher und Samuel Hirsch über indisches „Heidentum“

Aleš Weiss: Buddhism as a Tool of Polemic and Self-Definition among German Rabbis in the 19th and early 20th Century

Rachel Albeck-Gidron: At Opposite Ends of Asia – Contact between East Asian Culture and Modern Hebrew Literature from the Late Nineteenth Century until Today. A Historiographical and Linguistic Study

Emily Sigalow: From Jewish Prominence to Buddhist Prominence: Julius Goldwater and the Jewish-Buddhist Encounter from 1924–1958

Yaakov Ariel: A New Kind of Jew: Allen Ginsberg and Asian Spirituality

Mira Niculescu: JewBus Are Not What They Used to Be. A Call for a Diachronic Study of the Phenomenon of the “Jewish Buddhists”

David Landau and Nina Rageth: Indian Sufism in Israel: A Musically Orchestrated Interaction

Hiroshi Ichikawa: Prospects of Japanese Translation of the Babylonian Talmud

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