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Rupture and ReconstructionThe Transformation of Modern Orthodoxy

Rupture and Reconstruction: The Transformation of Modern Orthodoxy

Haym Soloveitchik

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781906764388
eISBN:
9781800853041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764388.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The essay that forms the core of this book is an attempt to understand the developments that have occurred in Orthodox Jewry in America in the last seventy years, and to analyse their implications. ... More

Conscious HistoryPolish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust

Conscious History: Polish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust

Natalia Aleksiun

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781906764890
eISBN:
9781800853034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764890.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book highlights the historical scholarship that is one of the lasting legacies of interwar Polish Jewry and analyses its political and social context. As Jewish citizens struggled to assert ... More

Chalcedon in ContextChurch Councils 400-700

Chalcedon in Context: Church Councils 400-700

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311772
eISBN:
9781846316753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316753
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This collection of essays has its origin in a conference held at Oxford in 2006 to mark the publication of the first English edition of the Acts of Chalcedon. Its aim is to place Chalcedon in a ... More

Gruesome Deaths and Celibate LivesChristian Martyrs and Ascetics

Gruesome Deaths and Celibate Lives: Christian Martyrs and Ascetics

Aideen M. Hartney

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675426
eISBN:
9781781380567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675426.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

From the ranks of the early Christian faithful emerged colourful personalities who seized the imagination and held the attention of the rest of their community. This they achieved either by their ... More

Catholicism, Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century France

Catholicism, Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century France

Kay Chadwick (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239741
eISBN:
9781846312779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312779
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Catholicism, once the protean monster, still functions as a complex component of French identity. No consideration of modern France would be complete without reference to the enduring impact and ... More

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