Volume 22, Number 2, Winter 2004

Table of Contents

From: Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies

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Special Issue: Two Special Sections

Contributors to This Issue

pp. vii-ix
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The Catholic Church and the Jews
Special Editor: Samuel M. Edelman, California State University at Chico

Articles

The Catholic Church and the Jews: Introduction To This Special Section of Shofar

pp. 1-3
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Supersessionism Rears Its Ugly Head in the Church's Dominus Iesus : A Contextual Analysis

pp. 4-11
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Dominus Iesus : Why This? Why Now?

pp. 12-17
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Church Faith and Religious Belief: A Reading of Dominus Iesus

pp. 18-23
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Protestant Impressions of Catholic Statements

pp. 24-32
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What Does Dominus Iesus Say about Judaism? Actually, Nothing

pp. 33-43
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Faith from the Ashes: An Interview with Sibylle Sarah Niemoeller von Sell

pp. 44-55
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Judaism, Christianity, and Modernity:
Papers from the Conference on Violence and Religion, 2002
Special Editor: Sandor Goodhart, Purdue University

Articles

Excluding Judaism: Introduction to This Special Section

pp. 56-63
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Giving Voice to Isaac: The Sacrificial Victim in Kafka's Trial

pp. 64-84
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Leo Strauss on Jerusalem and Athens: A Girardian Analysis

pp. 85-104
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Zion's Mimetic Angel: George Eliot's Daniel Deronda

pp. 105-115
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Saintly Mimesis, Contagion, and Empathy in the Thought of Rene Girard, Edith Stein, and Simone Weil

pp. 116-131
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Topical Book Reviews

Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust (review)

pp. 132-133
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Pius XII and the Holocaust: Understanding the Controversy (review)

pp. 134-135
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The Life and Thought of St. Edith Stein (review)

pp. 135-137
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Review Essay

The Art of Unmasking Cryptic Secrets: Reading in Amos Oz's The Same Sea

pp. 138-142
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Book Reviews

The Holocaust and World War II Almanac (review)

pp. 143-144
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Opfer und Tater zugleich? Moraldilemmata judischer Funktionshaftlinge in der Shoa (review)

pp. 144-146
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Post-Holocaust Politics: Britain, the United States and Jewish Refugees (review)

pp. 146-149
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Reclaiming Heimat : Trauma and Mourning in Memoirs by Jewish Austrian Reemigres (review)

pp. 149-151
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"Bystanders" to the Holocaust: A Re-evaluation, and: "A Problem from Hell": America and the Age of Genocide (review)

pp. 151-154
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Holocaust Theology: A Reader (review)

pp. 154-156
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Rashbam's Commentary on Leviticus and Numbers: An Annotated Translation (review)

pp. 156-158
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"Ausserdem waren sie ja auch Menschen": Goethes Begegnung mit Juden und Judentum (review)

pp. 158-160
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The Jews of Britain 1656 to 2000 (review)

pp. 160-162
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The Jews and the Expansion of Europe to the West, 1450-1800 (review)

pp. 162-164
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Sacred Communities: Jewish and Christian Identities in Fifteenth-Century Germany (review)

pp. 164-166
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Edge of the Diaspora: Two Centuries of Jewish Settlement in Australia (review)

pp. 166-168
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Women Pioneers of Jewish Learning: Ruth Liebrecht and Her Companions at the "Hochschule fur Wissenschaft des Judentums" in Berlin 1930-1934 (review)

pp. 169-171
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Baruch Spinoza: Seine Aufnahme durch die judischen Denker in Deutschland (review)

pp. 171-173
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The Inveterate Dreamer: Essays and Conversations on Jewish Culture (review)

pp. 173-174
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Creating A Judaism Without Religion: A Postmodern Jewish Possibility (review)

pp. 174-176
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The Complete Works of Isaac Babel (review)

pp. 176-178
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Modern Hebrew Literature Made into Films (review)

pp. 178-179
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Being Israeli, The Dynamics of Multiple Citizenship (review)

pp. 179-182
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Elvis in Jerusalem: Post-Zionism and the Americanization of Israel (review)

pp. 182-183
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Cultures in Conflict: The Arab-Israeli Conflict (review)

pp. 183-185
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The Occupation of Justice: The Supreme Court of Israel and the Occupied Territories (review)

pp. 186-188
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Peacemaking in a Divided Society: Israel After Rabin (review)

pp. 188-189
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Christian Attitudes Towards the State of Israel (review)

pp. 189-192
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Green Crescent over Nazareth: The Displacement of Christians by Muslims in the Holy Land (review)

pp. 192-194
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The Triangle Fire (review)

pp. 194-197
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Book Notes

Book Notes

pp. 198-213
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Books Received