Table of contents for Modern Judaism and historical consciousness : identities, encounters, perspectives / edited by Andreas Gotzmann and Christian Wiese.

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Moses Mendelssohn and the Polemics of History
Jonathan M. Hess . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Outside and Inside the Nations: Changing Borders in the Study
of the Jewish Past during the Nineteenth Century
Nils Roemer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Glaube und Geschichte: A Vexed Relationship in
German-Jewish Culture
David N. Myers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Two Persistent Tensions within Wissenschaft des Judentums
Michael A. Meyer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Rabbinic Literature, Rabbinic History, and Scholarly Thinking:
Wissenschaft and Beyond
Richard S. Sarason . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Religionswissenschaft and Early Reform Jewish Thought:
Samuel Hirsch and David Einhorn
Gershon Greenberg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
"The best Antidote to Anti-Semitism"? Wissenschaft des
Judentums, Protestant Biblical Scholarship, and Anti-Semitism
in Germany before 1933
Christian Wiese . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
Fashioning a Neutral Zone: Jewish and Protestant Socialists
Challenge Religionswissenschaft in Weimar Germany
Marc A. Krell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188
The Absence of an Encounter: Sociology and Jewish Studies
Pierre Birnbaum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 219
Jewish Thought, Philosophy, and the Holocaust
Michael L. Morgan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 269
"Jewish Literature" and "World Literature": Wissenschaft des
Judentums and its Concept of Literature
Andreas B. Kilcher. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296
Historicizing Emancipation: Jewish Historical Culture and
"Wissenschaft" in Germany, 1912-1938
Christhard Hoffmann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321
Historiography in a Cultural Ghetto: Jewish Historians in Nazi
Germany
Michael Brenner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 348
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Postzionism and Postmodern Theory: The Challenge to Jewish
Studies
Laurence J. Silberstein . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 360
From Text to Edition: Processes of Scholarly Thinking in
German-Jewish Literature in the Early Nineteenth Century
Gabriele von Glasenapp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 387
Dimensions and Varieties of Orthodox Judaism
Aviezer Ravitzky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 408
Which Wissenschaft? Reconstructionism's Theological
Appropriation of Sociology and Religious Naturalism
Robert M. Seltzer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 434
Responsive Thinking: Cultural Studies and Jewish
Historiography
Jonathan Boyarin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 462
Historiography as Cultural Identity: Towards a Jewish history
beyond National History
Andreas Gotzmann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 481
The Impact of Feminist Theory on Jewish Studies
Susannah Heschel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 516
What Power for Which Jews? (Post)Modern Reflections on the
Idea of Power in Jewish Historiography
Anthony Daniel Kauders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 536

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Jews -- Historiography.
Judaism -- Historiography.
Jewish learning and scholarship.
Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.
Reform Judaism.
Antisemitism -- History.
Jewish literature -- History and criticism.
Jews -- Emancipation.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography.
Zionism -- Historiography.
Orthodox Judaism.
Jewish women -- Historiography.