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by Nils Roemer

eBook Jewish Scholarship and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Germany: Between History and Faith (Studies in German Jewish Cultural History and Literature) epub
  • ISBN: 0299211703
  • Author: Nils Roemer
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Subcategory: History & Criticism
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press; 1 edition (August 30, 2005)
  • Pages: 254 pages
  • ePUB size: 1585 kb
  • FB2 size 1255 kb
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History as Faith? Jewish History and German Jews in the 19th Century .

History as Faith? Jewish History and German Jews in the 19th Century. Roemer's main objective in this book is to analyze the popularization of Jewish history in the course of the nineteenth century, as well as to assess its impact on the "formation of a distinct diaspora culture" (p. 3). Although heavily indebted to the work of Ismar Schorsch and Michael A. Meyer, whose work has traced how Jewish history has evolved from religious.

German Jews were fully assimilated and secularized in the nineteenth century-or so it is commonly assumed. In Jewish Scholarship and Culture in the Nineteenth Century, Nils Roemer challenges this assumption, finding that religious sentiments, concepts, and rhetoric found expression through a newly emerging theological historicism at the center of modern German Jewish culture. Modern German Jewish identity developed during the struggle for emancipation, debates about religious and cultural renewal, and battles against anti-Semitism.

nineteenth-century German Jewish life. lachrymose conception of Jewish history and the relationship between this. His central argument, contrasted most. directly with Gershom Scholem’s view, is that it is mistaken to equate the introduc-. tion of secular tools of the trade with secularization or assimilation. impressive command of both the primary and secondary literature related to. German Jewish historiography and individual Jewish historians, as well as. works of general modern German historiography. The first two chapters dealing. theme and the great popularity of Graetz’s monumental Geschichte der Juden.

This newly re-theologized Jewish history, Roemer argues, helped German Jews fend off .

This newly re-theologized Jewish history, Roemer argues, helped German Jews fend off anti-Semitic attacks by strengthening their own sense of their culture and tradition. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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1 Between Theology and History (page 15). Read. 6 Finding Common Ground in the Creation of a German Jewish Reading Public (page 71). Part 3: challenges and responses. 2 Returning Judaism to History (page 26). 3 Recovering Jewish History in the Age of Emancipation and Reform (page 35). Part 2: fissures and unity. 4 Jewish Historiography at the Center of Debate (page 49). 8 History as a Shield of Judaism (page 92).

Jewish Literature in Central and Eastern Europe. The programme builds upon a tradition of interdisciplinary humanist scholarship and learning in philology, history, and cultural studies. Legacies of Humanism in East and West. Standard track and free track. It has been shaped by the Faculty Artes Liberales and its predecessor institutions over several decades. The tradition is marked by a clear focus on primary sources and the understanding of historical, linguistic, and cultural contexts.

of German Jewish cultural and literary history.

Original Series Description Examines the culture of modernity through the prism of German Jewish cultural and literary history. Jewish Scholarship and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Germany Between History and Faith Nils Roemer Spring 2005. Spinoza’s Modernity Mendelssohn, Lessing, and Heine Willi Goetschel Fall 2003.

Electronic books History. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Roemer, Nils H. Jewish scholarship and culture in nineteenth-century Germany. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. Contents: 1. Historicizing Judaism - 2. Fissures and unity - 3. Challenges and responses - 4. Reading Jewish history in the fin de siècle. Series Title: Studies in German Jewish cultural history and literature. Responsibility: Nils H. Roemer.

This newly re-theologized Jewish history, Roemer argues, helped German . Brand New Book with Free Worldwide Delivery. German Jews were fully assimilated and secularized in the nineteenth century-or so it is commonly assumed. brand new, Jewish Scholarship and Culture in Nineteenth-century Germany: Between History and Faith, Nils Roemer, Paul Mendes-Flohr, German Jews were fully assimilated and secularized in the nineteenth century - or so it is commonly assumed.

    German Jews were fully assimilated and secularized in the nineteenth century—or so it is commonly assumed. In Jewish Scholarship and Culture in the Nineteenth Century, Nils Roemer challenges this assumption, finding that religious sentiments, concepts, and rhetoric found expression through a newly emerging theological historicism at the center of modern German Jewish culture.    Modern German Jewish identity developed during the struggle for emancipation, debates about religious and cultural renewal, and battles against anti-Semitism. A key component of this identity was historical memory, which Jewish scholars had begun to infuse with theological perspectives beginning in the 1850s. After German reunification in the early 1870s, Jewish intellectuals reevaluated their enthusiastic embrace of liberalism and secularism. Without abandoning the ideal of tolerance, they asserted a right to cultural religious difference for themselves--an ideal they held to even more tightly in the face of growing anti-Semitism. This newly re-theologized Jewish history, Roemer argues, helped German Jews fend off anti-Semitic attacks by strengthening their own sense of their culture and tradition.

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