RelS 365: Bibliography for Research in Medieval Rabbinic Judaism

General:

  • S. W. Baron . A social and religious history of the Jews. New York: Columbia University. 1952-.

    Call #: DS 112 B37 1952

  • S. D. Goitein and Association for Jewish Studies . Religion in a religious age: proceedings of regional conferences held at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Brandeis University in April, 1973. Cambridge: Association for Jewish Studies. 1974.

    Library of Congress categories: Judaism - History - Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789 / Cairo Genizah / Philosophy, Jewish / Judaism - Relations - Islam / Islam - Relations - Judaism.

    Call #: BM 180 R44 1974

  • Y. A. (. R. M. Markus . The Jew in the medieval world: a source book, 315-1791. Cincinnati: Sinai Press. 1938.

    Library of Congress categories: Jews - History - Sources / Jews - Political and social conditions.

    Call #: DS 124 M34

  • I. Twersky . Studies in Jewish law and philosophy. 1982.

    Library of Congress categories: Jewish law - History / Judaism - History - Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789 / Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204. Mishneh Torah / Judaism - France - Provence - History.

    Call #: BM 520.5 T82 1982 / 296.1/8 19

  • I. Twersky . Studies in medieval Jewish history and literature. Harvard University. Center for Jewish Studies : Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University. Center for Jewish Studies. 1979-.

    Library of Congress categories: Judaism - History - Medieval and early modern period, 425-1789 / Philosophy, Jewish / Philosophy, Medieval.

    Call #: BM 180 S78 1979

      General: Periodicals:

    • Association for Jewish Studies . AJS review.

      Call #: HELD AT: MacKimmie LOCATION: 5LT / CURRENT AT 2LT CALL NO.: BM 1 A78 V.9,1984-

    • Dropsie University . Jewish Quarterly Review.

      Call #: HELD AT: MacKimmie LOCATION: 5LT / CURRENT AT 2LT CALL NO.: DS 101 J57 V.1-20,1889-1908. NEW SERIES: (V.42,1951/57); V.43-48,1952- 1958; (V.49,1958/59); V.50-58,1959-1968; (V.59,1968); V.60,1969; 1970-1974- INDEX: NEW SERIES: V.1-20,1909-1930. LOCATION: MICF CALL NO.: DS 101 J57

      Societe des etudes juives . Revue des etudes juives.

      Call #: DS 101 R48 V.145,1986-

      General: Biography:

    • H. Malter . Saadia Gaon, his life and works. 1978. Reprint of the Philadelphia edition, 1921.

      Library of Congress categories: Sa'adia ben Joseph, 882-942.

      Call #: BM 755 S2 M34 1921

    • I. Twersky . Rabbi Moses Nahmanides (Ramban): explorations in his religious and literary virtuosity. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. 1983.

      Library of Congress categories: Nahmanides, ca. 1195-ca. 1270.

      Call #: BM 755 N34 R32 1983

    Biblical study:

  • E. L. Greenstein . "Medieval Bible Commentaries." in: B. W. Holtz, ed., Back to the Sources. New York: Summit Books. 1984.

    Library of Congress categories: Judaism - History - Sources.

    Call #: BM 496.5 B33 1984

  • L. Jacobs . Jewish biblical exegesis. New York: Behrman House. 1973.

    Library of Congress categories: Bible. O.T. - Criticism, interpretation, etc., Jewish / Bible. O.T. - Commentaries.

    Call #: BS 1186 J32 1973

  • F. Talmage. "Apples of Gold: The Inner Meaning of Sacred Texts in Medieval Judaism." in: A. Green, ed., Jewish Spirituality--From the Bible through the Middle Ages [Vol. 1] London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1986.

    Library of Congress categories: Spiritual life - Judaism / Spiritual life - Biblical teaching / Rabbinical literature - History and criticism / Judaism - History / Judaism - 20th century.

    Call #: BM 723 J53 1986

    Homiletics:

  • M. Saperstein . Jewish preaching, 1200-1800: an anthology. New Haven: Yale University Press. 1989.

    Library of Congress categories: Jewish sermons, English - Translations from Hebrew / Jewish sermons, Hebrew - Translations into English / Jewish preaching - History.

    Call #: BM 735 J48 1989

    Talmud and Jewish law:

  • Aaron ha-Levi of Barcelona (13th cent) and C. Wengrov (transl.). The Hinukh. 1978.

    Library of Congress categories: Commandments, Six hundred and thirteen.

    Call #: M 520.8 S42 1978 V 1

  • M. Elon . The Principles of Jewish law. Jerusalem: Encyclopaedia Judaica. 1975.

    Library of Congress categories: Jewish law.

    Call #: X 381 P67 1975

  • M. A. Friedman . Jewish Marriage in Palestine: A Cairo Geniza Study. Tel-Aviv and New York: Tel Aviv University and the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. 1980.

    Library of Congress categories: Marriage (Jewish law) / Marriage - Palestine / Ketubah / Cairo Genizah / Jews - Palestine - Social life and customs / Jews - Marriage customs and rites. Call #: BM 713 F74 1980

  • H. L. Strack and G. Stemberger . Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash. Minneapolis: Fortress Press. 1992.

    Library of Congress categories: Talmud - Introductions. Midrash - History and criticism. Tannaim. Amoraim. Saboraim. Rabbinical literature - Bibliography.

    Call #: BM503.5.S8713 1992

  • I. Twersky . Rabad of Posquieres: a twelfth-century Talmudist. 1962.

    Library of Congress categories: Abraham ben David, of Posquieres, 1125(ca)-1198.

    Call #: BM 755 N226 T84 1962

      Talmud and Jewish law: Codes:

    • I. Twersky . Introduction to the Code of Maimonides (Mishneh Torah). New Haven: Yale University Press. 1980.

      Library of Congress categories: Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204. Mishneh Torah / Jewish law / Philosophy, Jewish.

      Call #: BM 520.84 T83 1980 / BM 520.84 T83

      Talmud and Jewish law: Periodicals:

    • International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists . The Jewish law annual.

      Library of Congress categories: Call #: HELD AT: MacKimmie LOCATION: 5LT CALL NO.: BM 520 J46 V.1-4,1978-1981; V.5,1985.

      Talmud and Jewish law: Responsa:

    • I. A. Agus . Rabbi Meir of Rothenburg: his life and his works as sources for the religious, legal, and social history of the Jews of Germany in the thirteenth century. 1970.

      Library of Congress categories: Responsa / Meir ben Baruch, of Rothenburg, d. 1293 / Jews - Germany.

      Call #: BM 522.62 B35 A39 1970

    • I. Epstein . The Responsa of Rabbi Solomon ben Adreth of Barcelona, 1235-1310 as a source of the history of Spain ; studies in the communal life of the Jews in Spain as reflected in the Responsa ; and, The Responsa of Rabbi Simon b. Zemal Durban as a source of the history of the Jews in North Africa. Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society. 1971.

      Library of Congress categories: dret, Solomon ben Abraham. Teshuvot she'elot / Jews - Spain /

      Duran, Simon ben Zemah. Sefer hatashbats / Jews - Africa, North.

      Call #:

    • L. Jacobs . Theology in the Responsa. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1975.

      Library of Congress categories: Responsa - History and criticism / Jewish theology.

      Call #: BM 523 J32 1975

    Prayer and liturgy:

  • J. J. Petuchowski . Theology and poetry: studies in the medieval piyyut. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1978.

    Library of Congress categories: Piyutim.

    Call #: BM 670 P5 P47 1978

  • Petuchowski Joseph and J. Heinemann. Literature of the Synagogue. New York: Behrman House. 1975.

    Library of Congress categories: Jews. Liturgy and ritual. English. Selections. Jewish prayers / Midrash - Translations into English / Sermons, Hebrew - Translations into English / Piyutim - Translations into English / Sermons, English - Translations from Hebrew.

    Call #: BM 665 H43 1975

    Religious polemics and disputations:

  • D. Berger . Sefer nitsahon yashan. English & Hebrew / The Jewish-Christian debate in the high Middle Ages. 1979.

    Library of Congress categories: Christianity - Controversial literature - Early works to 1800 / Judaism - Apologetic works - Early works to 1800 / Bible - Criticism, interpretation, etc. - Early works to 1800.

    Call #: BM 590 S43 1979

  • F. Talmage . Disputation and dialogue : readings in the Jewish-Christian encounter. 1975.

    Library of Congress categories: Judaism - Relations - Christianity / Christianity and other religions - Judaism.

    Call #: BM 535 D56 1975

    Art:

  • C. Roth and B. Narkiss . Jewish art: an illustrated history. Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society. 1971.

    Call #: N 7415 R66 1971

    Communal structures:

  • L. Finkelstein . Jewish Self-Government in the Middle Ages. New York: Feldheim. 1964. 2nd edition.

    Library of Congress categories: Jews - Politics and government / Jews - History - 70-1789

    Call #:DS 124 F54 1964

    Daily life and folklore:

  • I. Abrahams . Jewish life in the Middle Ages. New York: Atheneum. 1969.

    Call #: DS 112 A35 1958

  • S. D. Goitein, G. E. v. G. C. f. Near and Eastern Studies . A Mediterranean society: the Jewish communities of the Arab world as portrayed in the documents of the Cairo Genizah. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press. 1967-.

    Library of Congress categories: Jews - History - 70-1789 / Jews - Commerce / Islamic Empire - Civilization / Cairo. Genizah.

    Call #: BM 180 G63 1967

  • J. Trachtenberg . Jewish magic and superstition: a study in folk religion. New York: Atheneum. (reprint) 1977.

    Library of Congress categories: Folklore - Jews.

    Call #: GR 98 T72 1939

    Historiography:

  • L. Kochan . The Jew and his history. London: Macmillan. 1977.

    Library of Congress categories: Jews - Historiography.

    Call #: DS 115.5 K62 1977

    Karaites:

  • Z. Ankori . Karaites in Byzantium: the formative years, 970-1100. reprinted 1968, 1957.

    Library of Congress categories: Karaites.

    Call #: BM 185 K3 A58 1957

  • P. Birnbaum . Karaite studies. 1971.

    Library of Congress categories: Karaites.

    Call #: BM 185 K3 B56 1971

  • L. Nemoy . Karaite anthology: excerpts from the early literature. Translated from Arabic, Aramaic, and Hebrew sources, with notes. 1952.

    Library of Congress categories: Karaites / Jewish literature - Translations into English.

    Call #: BM 175 K3 N44 1952


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