restricted access   Volume 17, Number 3, Spring 1999

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue
Judaism and Asian Religions

Special Guest Editor: Harold Kasimow


pp. vii-viii

Editor's Introduction

Judaism and Asian Religions: Editor's Introduction

pp. 1-6


From Legend to History: India and Israel in the Ancient World

pp. 7-22

What Have Brahmins to Do with Rabbis?: Embodied Communities and Paradigms of Religious Tradition

pp. 23-50

Swami Vivekananda and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

pp. 51-57

Advice to Job from a Buddhist Friend

pp. 58-68

Judaism and Chinese Religion: A Prolegomenon to Any Future Dialogue

pp. 69-84

Maurice Friedman and Zalman Schachter-Shalomi: Pilgrims to the East

pp. 85-92

Review Essays

Jewish-Buddhist Meetings: Review Essay

pp. 93-98

Two Buddhist-Jewish-Christian Conversations: Review Essay

pp. 99-106

Book Reviews

Torah and Dharma: Jewish Seekers in Eastern Religions (review)

pp. 107-109

Veda and Torah: Transcending the Textuality of Scripture (review)

pp. 109-111

Om Shalom: Judaism and Krishna Consciousness (review)

pp. 111-113

The Last Jews of Cochin: Jewish Identity in Hindu India (review)

pp. 113-115

Intercultural Dialogue and the Human Image: Maurice Friedman at Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (review)

pp. 115-118

Encountering God: A Spiritual Journey from Bozeman to Benaras (review)

pp. 118-120

Zen Buddhism and Hasidism: A Comparative Study (review)

pp. 121-123

Buddhism and Interfaith Dialogue (review)

pp. 124-126

Healing Breath: Zen Spirituality for a Wounded Earth (review)

pp. 126-128

The Meaning of Christ: A Mahayana Theology (review)

pp. 128-131

Tolerance and Transformation: Jewish Approaches to Religious Pluralism (review)

pp. 131-133

I and Tao: Martin Buber's Encounter with Chuang Tzu (review)

pp. 133-135

Jews in Old China: Studies by Chinese Scholars, and: Legends of the Chinese Jews of Kaifeng (review)

pp. 135-138

Judaism and World Religion (review)

p. 139

One Earth Many Religions: Multifaith Dialogue and Global Responsibility (review)

pp. 140-142

The Community of Religions: Voices and Images of the Parliament of World's Religions (review)

pp. 142-144

General Review Essays

A Marriage of Woolf and Proust Performed by Albert Cohen: Review Essay

pp. 145-149

"Bread and Circus"—Thoughts on Reading Michael Kater's Twisted Muse: Review Essay

pp. 150-156

General Book Reviews

Judeophobia: Attitudes toward the Jews in the Ancient World (review)

pp. 157-159

Psychiatrie im Nationalsozialismus: Das Philippshospital in Riedstadt (Hessen) (review)

pp. 159-161

Education for Shalom: Religion Textbooks and the Enhancement of the Catholic and Jewish Relationship (review)

pp. 161-163

Jewish Philosophers and Jewish Philosophy (review)

pp. 163-164

The Torah: Theology and Social History of Old Testament Law (review)

pp. 165-167

Reading Marginally: Feminism, Deconstruction, and the Bible (review)

pp. 167-168

Crisis and Creativity in the Sephardic World 1391-1648 (review)

pp. 168-170

Religion and State in the American Jewish Experience (review)

pp. 171-172

Book Notes

pp. 173-200

News and Information

pp. 196-200