The Temple of Jerusalem [electronic resource] : from Moses to the Messiah : in honor of Professor Louis H. Feldman / edited by Steven Fine.

Leiden [The Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
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Inaugural Conference of the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies (11-12 May 2008)
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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. \'The articles are consistently of high quality. This book is highly recommended for any academic collection in Jewish studies.\' Jim Rosenbloom, Judaica Librarian, Brandeis University; President, Association of Jewish Libraries
Preliminary Material / S. Fine
1. Inauguration Of The Tabernacle Service At Sinai / Gary A. Anderson
2. God As Refuge And Temple As Refuge In The Psalms / Shalom E. Holtz
3. “See, I Have Called The Renowned Name Of Bezalel, Son Of Uri . . .”: Josephus’ Portrayal Of The Biblical “Architect” / Steven Fine
4. The Temple Scroll: A Utopian Temple Plan For Second Temple Times / Lawrence H. Schiffman
5. From Toleration To Destruction: Roman Policy And The Jewish Temple / Miriam 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 / Reinhard 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 V. 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. Some Trends In Temple Studies 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 E. Killebrew
20. Digging The Temple Mount: Archaeology And The Arab-Israeli Conflict From The British Mandate To The Present / Robert O. Freedman
Index / S. Fine.
"This volume is the product of the inaugural conference of the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies which took place on May 11-12, 2008"--Preface.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Fine, Steven.
Feldman, Louis H.
Center for Israel Studies (Yeshiva University)
Publisher Number:
10.1163/ej.9789004192539.i-405 DOI