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  1. Jacob Neusner (2004). The Idea of History in Rabbinic Judaism. Brill.score: 90.0
    Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Religion and Theology at Bard College, Member of the Institute of Advanced Study, and Life Member of Clare Hall, ...
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  2. David Novak (2011). The Image of the Non-Jew in Judaism: The Idea of Noahide Law. The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.score: 90.0
     
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  3. Moshe Lavee (2010). 18 Rabbinic Literature and the History of Judaism in Late Antiquity: Challenges, Methodologies and New Approaches. Proceedings of the British Academy 165:319.score: 87.0
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  4. Marcel Poorthuis, Joshua J. Schwartz & Joseph Turner (eds.) (2008). Interaction Between Judaism and Christianity in History, Religion, Art and Literature. Brill.score: 84.0
    This volume contains essays dealing with complex relationships between Judaism and Christianity, taking a bold step, assuming that no historical period can be excluded from the interactive process between Judaism and Christianity, conscious ...
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  5. Laura Inez Deavenport Barge (2009). Exploring Worldviews in Literature: From William Wordsworth to Edward Albee. Abilene Christian University Press.score: 84.0
    Numinous spaces in British literature from William Wordsworth to Samuel Beckett -- Jesus figures in American literature from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Edward Albee -- Using Bakhtin's definitions to discover ethical voices in Solzhenitsyn and Tolstoy -- René Girard's categories of scapegoats in literature of the American South -- Hopkins's metaphysics of nature as sacred disclosure -- The book of job as mirrored in Hopkins's metaphysics -- Beckett's mythos of the absence of God.
     
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  6. Honora Howell Chapman (2010). Josephus (M.A.) Brighton The Sicarii in Josephus's Judean War. Rhetorical Analysis and Historical Observations. (Early Judaism and its Literature 27.) Pp. Xiv + 184. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009. Paper, US$26.95. ISBN: 978-1-58983-406-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 60 (02):385-387.score: 81.0
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  7. Martha Himmelfarb (1997). “A Kingdom of Priests”: The Democratization of the Priesthood in the Literature of Second Temple Judaism. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 6 (1):89-104.score: 81.0
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  8. Görge K. Hasselhoff (2013). Holger Michael Zellentin: Rabbinic Parodies of Jewish and Christian Literature (= Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 139), Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2011, S. Ix + 275. [REVIEW] Zeitschrift für Religions- Und Geistesgeschichte 65 (1):102-103.score: 81.0
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  9. Wolfgang Reister (1974). Samuel Sandmel: Philos Place in Judaism: A Study of Conceptions of Abraham in Jewish Literature. Augmented Edition, Ktav Publishing House New York, 1971, XXIX, 232 Pp. (Erstveröffentlichung in Hebrew Union College Annual 25, 1954, 209-237; 26, 1955, 151-332; Monographisch Cincinnati 1956). [REVIEW] Zeitschrift für Religions- Und Geistesgeschichte 26 (2):176-176.score: 81.0
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  10. Hans Bayer (1988). Lepra Universalis: Neoplatonism (Catharism) and Judaism as Reflected in Twelfth and Thirteenth Century Literature. History of European Ideas 9 (3):281-303.score: 81.0
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  11. Samuel Sandmel (1956). Philo's Place in Judaism: A Study of Conceptions of Abraham in Jewish Literature. Cincinnati, Hebrew Union College Press.score: 81.0
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  12. Mary Sanders Pollock & Catherine Rainwater (eds.) (2005). Figuring Animals: Essays on Animal Images in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and Popular Culture. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 78.0
    Figuring Animals is a collection of fifteen essays concerning the representation of animals in literature, the visual arts, philosophy, and cultural practice. At the turn of the new century, it is helpful to reconsider our inherited understandings of the species, some of which are still useful to us. It is also important to look ahead to new understandings and new dialogue, which may contribute to the survival of us all. The contributors to this volume participate in this dialogue in (...)
     
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  13. Catherine Osborne (2007/2009). Dumb Beasts and Dead Philosophers: Humanity and the Humane in Ancient Philosophy and Literature. Oxford University Press.score: 76.0
    The book is about three things. First, how Ancient thinkers perceived humans as like or unlike other animals; second about the justification for taking a humane attitude towards natural things; and third about how moral claims count as true, and how they can be discovered or acquired. Was Aristotle was right to see continuity in the psychological functions of animal and human souls? The question cannot be settled without taking a moral stance. As we can either focus on continuity or (...)
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  14. Hsuan L. Hsu (2010). Geography and the Production of Space in Nineteenth-Century American Literature. Cambridge University Press.score: 76.0
    Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments; Introduction: scales of identification; 1. Democratic expansionism, gothic geographies, and Charles Brockden Brown; 2. Urban apartments, global cities: the enlargement of private space in Poe and James; 3. Cultural orphans: domesticity, missionaries, and China from Stowe to Sui Sin Far; 4. 'The Checkered Globe': cosmopolitan despair in the American Pacific; 5. Literature and regional production; Epilogue: scales of resistance.
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  15. Brett Bourbon (2004). Finding a Replacement for the Soul: Mind and Meaning in Literature and Philosophy. Harvard University Press.score: 73.0
    Approaching the study of literature as a unique form of the philosophy of language and mind--as a study of how we produce nonsense and imagine it as sense--this ...
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  16. Phyllis Carey (ed.) (1997). Wagering on Transcendence: The Search for Meaning in Literature. Sheed & Ward.score: 73.0
    Through essays, Mount Mary College professors from various disciplines analyze several pieces of literature from a variety of genres and authors to show how ...
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  17. Walter Pape & Frederick Burwick (eds.) (1995). Reflecting Senses: Perception and Appearance in Literature, Culture, and the Arts. W. De Gruyter.score: 73.0
    Introduction In "search of instances where the American imagination demands the real thing, and, to attain it, must fabricate the absolute fake," Umberto ...
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  18. Margaret S. Hrezo & John M. Parrish (eds.) (2010). Damned If You Do: Dilemmas of Action in Literature and Popular Culture. Lexington Books.score: 73.0
    These essays showcase the value of the narrative arts in investigating complex conflicts of value in moral and political life, and explore the philosophical problem of moral dilemmas as expressed in ancient drama, classic and contemporary ...
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  19. Ullrich Langer (1994). Perfect Friendship: Studies in Literature and Moral Philosophy From Boccaccio to Corneille. Librairie Droz.score: 70.0
    I am grateful to the National Endowment for the Humanities for a year-long fellowship that enabled me to write major portions of this book; ...
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  20. Julian Lenhart[from old catalog] Ross (1950). Philosophy in Literature. Thought 25 (1):141-142.score: 70.0
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  21. Walter Bernhart & Werner Wolf (eds.) (2010). Self-Reference in Literature and Other Media. Rodopi.score: 70.0
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  22. Angus Fletcher (1991). Colors of the Mind: Conjectures on Thinking in Literature. Harvard University Press.score: 70.0
     
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  23. Patrick Grant (1996). Personalism and the Politics of Culture: Readings in Literature and Religion From the New Testament to the Poetry of Northern Ireland. St. Martin's Press.score: 70.0
     
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  24. Konstantin Kolenda (1982). Philosophy in Literature: Metaphysical Darkness and Ethical Light. Barnes & Noble Books.score: 70.0
     
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  25. Marie Mianowski (ed.) (2012). Irish Contemporary Landscapes in Literature and the Arts. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 70.0
     
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  26. Morris Weitz (1963). Philosophy in Literature: Shakespeare, Voltaire, Tolstoy & Proust. Detroit, Wayne State University Press.score: 70.0
     
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  27. Frederic Will (1988). Thresholds & Testimonies: Recovering Order in Literature and Criticism. Wayne State University Press.score: 70.0
     
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  28. S. Daniel Breslauer (2001). Creating a Judaism Without Religion: A Postmodern Jewish Possibility. University Press of America.score: 69.0
    Creative Betrayal: Hasidism, Israeli Writers, and Martin Buber Contemporary American Jews seem to have a strange attraction to an eighteenth century Jewish ...
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  29. Jenny Chamarette & Jennifer Higgins (eds.) (2010). Guilt and Shame: Essays in French Literature, Thought and Visual Culture. Peter Lang.score: 67.0
    This collection of essays, on French and francophone prose, poetry, drama, visual art, cinema and thought, assesses guilt and shame in relation to structures of ...
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  30. Robert E. Abrams (2004). Landscape and Ideology in American Renaissance Literature: Topographies of Skepticism. Cambridge University Press.score: 67.0
    Robert Abrams argues that new concepts of space and landscape emerged in mid-nineteenth-century American writing, marking a linguistic and interpretative limit to American expansion. Abrams supports the radical elements of antebellum writing, where writers from Hawthorne to Rebecca Harding Davis disputed the naturalizing discourses of mid-nineteenth century society. Whereas previous critics find in antebellum writing a desire to convert chaos into an affirmative, liberal agenda, Abrams contends that authors of the 1840s and 50s deconstructed more than they constructed.
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  31. Nancy Yousef (2004). Isolated Cases: The Anxieties of Autonomy in Enlightenment Philosophy and Romantic Literature. Cornell University Press.score: 67.0
    While individuals presented in central texts of the period are indeed often alone or separated from others, Yousef regards this isolation as a problem the texts attempt to illuminate, rather than a condition they construct as normative or ...
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  32. Julia Simon (2001). Beyond Contractual Morality: Ethics, Law, and Literature in Eighteenth-Century France. University of Rochester Press.score: 67.0
    Beyond Contractual Morality looks at current debates over the meaning of liberalism by reexamining their roots in eighteenth-century texts, which demonstrate ...
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  33. Shelley M. Park (2005). Real (M)Othering: The Metaphysics of Maternity in Children's Literature. In Real (M)othering: The Metaphysics of Maternity in Children's Literature. In Sally Haslanger and Charlotte Witt, eds. Adoption Matters: Philosophical and Feminist Essays. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 171-194.score: 66.0
    This paper examines the complexity and fluidity of maternal identity through an examination of narratives about "real motherhood" found in children's literature. Focusing on the multiplicity of mothers in adoption, I question standard views of maternity in which gestational, genetic and social mothering all coincide in a single person. The shortcomings of traditional notions of motherhood are overcome by developing a fluid and inclusive conception of maternal reality as authored by a child's own perceptions.
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  34. Yigal Levin & Amnon Shapira (eds.) (2011). War and Peace in Jewish Tradition: From the Biblical World to the Present. Routledge.score: 66.0
    War and peace in the Bible -- Theoretical aspects of war in rabbinic thought -- War and peace in modern Jewish thought and practice -- Israel, war, ethics and the media.
     
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  35. Yigal Levin & Amnon Shapira (eds.) (2012). War and Peace in Jewish Tradition: From the Biblical World to the Present: The Third Annual Conference of the Israel Heritage Department Ariel, Israel. Routledge.score: 66.0
    War and peace in the Bible -- Theoretical aspects of war in rabbinic thought -- War and peace in modern Jewish thought and practice -- Israel, war, ethics and the media.
     
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  36. Andrew Smith (2000). Gothic Radicalism: Literature, Philosophy, and Psychoanalysis in the Nineteenth Century. St. Martin's Press.score: 64.0
    Applying ideas drawn from contemporary critical theory, this book historicizes psychoanalysis through a new and significant theorization of the Gothic. The central premise is that the nineteenth-century Gothic produced a radical critique of accounts of sublimity and Freudian psychoanalysis. This book makes a major contribution to an understanding of both the nineteenth century and the Gothic discourse which challenged the dominant ideas of that period. Writers explored include Mary Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Bram Stoker.
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  37. Frederick E. Brenk (1998). Relighting the Souls: Studies in Plutarch, in Greek Literature, Religion, and Philosophy, and in the New Testament Background. Franz Steiner Verlag.score: 64.0
    This collection contains many stimulating and important articles from the Plutarch renaissance, especially on the interaction between divine and human worlds, ...
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  38. John Culbert (2010). Paralyses: Literature, Travel, and Ethnography in French Modernity. University of Nebraska Press.score: 64.0
    Introduction -- The muse of paralysis -- Horizon of conquest: Eugene Fromentin's Algerian narratives -- Slow progress: Jean Paulhan and Madagascar -- Frustration: Michel Leiris -- Atopia: Roland Barthes -- The wake of Ulysses.
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  39. Ben Lazare Mijuskovic (2012 3rd edition). Loneliness in Philosophy, Psychology, and Literature. iUniverse.score: 64.0
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  40. Mahmud Baroud (2012). The Shipwrecked Sailor in Arabic and Western Literature: Ibn Ṭufayl and His Influence on European Writers. I.B. Tauris.score: 64.0
  41. Edith W. Clowes (1988). The Revolution of Moral Consciousness: Nietzsche in Russian Literature, 1890-1914. Northern Illinois University Press.score: 64.0
  42. Mădavacciyē Dhammajōti (2009). Concept of Emptiness in Pāli Literature. Godage International Publishers.score: 64.0
  43. Jacob Dolnitzky & Morris Casriel Katz (eds.) (1982). The Jacob Dolnitzky Memorial Volume: Studies in Jewish Law, Philosophy, Literature, and Language. Distributed by P. Feldheim.score: 64.0
     
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  44. David Jasper & T. R. Wright (eds.) (1989). The Critical Spirit and the Will to Believe: Essays in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Religion. St. Martin's Press.score: 64.0
     
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  45. Guido Kums, Hugo Roeffaers, Elisabeth Bekers & D. J. Conlon (eds.) (2004). Sans Everything: Essays on English Literature, Philosophy, and Culture in Honour of Guido Kums and Hugo Roeffaers. Acco.score: 64.0
     
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  46. Seema Malik & Seema Kashyap (eds.) (2010). Ethics and Aesthetics: Essays in Indian Literature. Creative Books.score: 64.0
     
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  47. Anthony M. Mlikotin (ed.) (1979). Western Philosophical Systems in Russian Literature: A Collection of Critical Studies. University of Southern California Press.score: 64.0
     
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  48. Howard Rollin Patch (1922/1978). The Tradition of the Goddess Fortuna in Medieval Philosophy and Literature. R. West.score: 64.0
     
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  49. L. T. Pearcy (1991). Diagnosis as Narrative in Ancient Literature. American Journal of Philology 113 (4):595-616.score: 64.0
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  50. Scott M. Powers (ed.) (2011). Evil in Contemporary French and Francophone Literature. Cambridge Scholars Pub..score: 64.0
     
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