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Word and Image in Russian History
''Word and Image'' invokes and honors the scholarly contributions of Gary Marker. Twenty scholars from Russia, the United Kingdom, Italy, Ukraine and the United States examine some of the main themes of Marker’s scholarship ...
Vladimir Soloviev and the Spiritualization of Matter
While he is widely acknowledged as the most important Russian thinker of the nineteenth century, Vladimir Soloviev’s place in the landscape of world philosophy nevertheless remains uncertain. Approaching him through a ...
Crafting the 613 Commandments
Rabbinic tradition has it that 613 commandments were given to Moses on Mount Sinai, but it does not specify those included in the enumeration. Maimonides methodically and artfully crafts a list of 613 commandments in a ...
Learning to Read Talmud
Finalist, 2017 National Jewish Book Award for Education and Jewish Identity "Learning to Read Talmud" is the first book-length study of how teachers teach and how students learn to read Talmud. Through a series of studies ...
Language and Culture in Eighteenth Century Russia
Victor Zhivov's Language and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Russia is one of the most important studies ever published on eighteenth-century Russia. Historians and students of Russian culture agree that the creation of a ...