Nordisk judaistik - Scandinavian Jewish Studies aims at promoting Jewish studies in Scandinavia by publishing scholarly articles, surveys and documents, by reviewing recent literature, and compiling bibliographies. The journal is multidisciplinary and covers a vast range of research fields within which Jewish themes are analysed, e.g. history, religious studies, linguistics, theology, anthropology, social sciences and the arts. Currently, the journal is published by the Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History in Åbo.

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  • Editorial 

    Zetterholm, Karin; Illman, Ruth (the Donner Institute, 03.11.2018)
    Editorial for issue 29(1) of Scandinavian Jewish Studies
  • Just an ordinary Jew: A case for Why Paul should be studied within Jewish studies 

    Larsson, Stefan (the Donner Institute, 03.11.2018)
    The apostle Paul, author of many letters in the New Testament, is often considered to be the father of Christian antisemitism and a staunch opponent of keeping the Torah. This perspective has been shared both by Jews and ...
  • The Jewish Tradition – Does it Matter? 

    Illman, Ruth (the Donner Institute, 03.11.2018)
    Introduction to the three conference presentations from the seminar at the University of Oslo in March, 2018.
  • Nordisk judaistik / Scandinavian Jewish Studies Forty years of academic dialogue 

    Illman, Ruth (the Donner Institute, 03.11.2018)
    This review article describes and analyses the development of the journal Nordisk judaistik / Scandinavian Jewish Studies (NJ) since its founding in 1975. It discusses the editorial policies and practices of the journal ...
  • Jewish theology and Jewish studies in Germany: Reflections in relation to the development of the research field in Norway 

    Homolka, Walter (the Donner Institute, 03.11.2018)
    This article presents some insights into the German developments of studying Judaism and the Jewish tradition and relates them to the ongoing development of the subject at universities in the Nordic countries in general ...
  • Jews and Judaism in Norway today 

    Herberger, Tyson (the Donner Institute, 03.11.2018)
    This address was given as part of a podium discussion on Judaism in Norway today held at the Jewish Museum in Oslo on 4 March 2018. Other participants in the panel were Rabbi Lynn Feinberg (Jewish Renewal movement), Rabbi ...
  • Two Jewish studies related postdoctoral projects in Scandinavia 

    Keim, Katharina E.; Cirafesi, Wally V. (the Donner Institute, 03.11.2018)
    Wally V. Cirafesi of University of Oslo and Katharina E. Keim of Lund University briefly present their postdoctoral projects within the area of Jewish Studies. Cirafesi has just completed his dissertation on the Gospel of ...
  • German Jews in Sweden: Dialectics of symbiosis and coexistence 

    Gerner, Kristian (the Donner Institute, 03.11.2018)
    Review of Deutschsprachige Jüdische Migration nach Schweden 1774 bis 1945, edited by Olaf Glöckner and Helmut Müssener (2017).
  • Local history of Jewish-Gentile relations 

    Laitila, Teuvo (the Donner Institute, 03.11.2018)
    Review of Omer Bartov's Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz (2018).
  • Building Babylonian giur 

    Zaitsev, Kira (the Donner Institute, 03.11.2018)
    Review of Moshe Lavee's The Rabbinic Conversion of Judaism: The Unique Perspective of the Bavli on Conversion and the Construction of Jewish Identity (2018)
  • En begavet solist er trådt af (Judith Winther 1933-2018) 

    Ydebo, Mette (the Donner Institute, 03.11.2018)
    Judith Winther (1933-2018) in memoriam
  • Editorial: The problem of evil and images of (in)humanity 

    Bjørnholt Michaelsen, Cathrine; Welz, Claudia (the Donner Institute, 29.05.2018)
    Editorial for issue 29(1) of Scandinavian Jewish Studies, 'The Problem of Evil and Images of (In)Humanity'.
  • Picturing vision: The interconnectedness of mental and visual images 

    Schürmann, Eva (the Donner Institute, 29.05.2018)
    Kant taught us to think of the faculty of imagination as an ingredient of perception. Vision, thus, is not only opened to the present but also to the absent, for instance through expectations or memories. Our ways of seeing ...
  • When the earth moves under your feet: Images of overcoming persecution in the Book of Psalms 

    Holst, Søren (the Donner Institute, 29.05.2018)
    This article explores the overcoming of evil in the biblical Book of Psalms, taking as its point of departure the so-called ‘sudden change of mood’ in the individual psalms of lamentation, where a psalmist proceeds from ...
  • Verbal images of evil and (in)humanity during and after the Holocaust 

    Geddes, Jennifer (the Donner Institute, 29.05.2018)
    In this paper, I explore images of evil and (in)humanity in the works of Primo Levi and Charlotte Delbo – verbal images that they encountered within Auschwitz and those that they created afterwards to try to bear witness ...
  • Can evil create? Lévinas in conversation with tikkun olam and Kierkegaard 

    Westin, Anna (the Donner Institute, 29.05.2018)
    In this article, I look at the phenomenological expression of creativity through language as a way of relating to the self and others. Employing the Jewish concepts of the yetzerim, or impulses, philosophically, I suggest ...
  • 'Saints without God': Camus's poetics of secular faith 

    Whistler, Grace (the Donner Institute, 29.05.2018)
    This article addresses Camus’s response to Christianity and the problem of suffering in the context of the early twentieth century. Owing to his association with the existentialist movement, it is often assumed that Camus, ...
  • Facing the problem of evil: Visual, verbal, and mental images of (in)humanity 

    Welz, Claudia (the Donner Institute, 29.05.2018)
    This article explores imagination as a means of ethical re-orientation in the aftermath of atrocity. The discussion of the problem of evil is based on Hannah Arendt’s critique of Kant and her notion of ‘rootless’ rather ...
  • Bildrik populärvetenskap om dansk-judisk historia 

    Carlsson, Carl Henrik (the Donner Institute, 29.05.2018)
    Recension av Cecilie Felicia Stokholm Banke, Signe Bergman Larsen, Janne Laursen, Martin Schwarz Lausten, Hanne Trautner-Kromann, En indvandringshistorie. Jøder i Danmark 400 år (Dansk Jødisk Museum 2018). Engelsk version: ...
  • Editorial 

    Illman, Ruth; Hedner Zetterholm, Karin (the Donner Institute, 02.12.2017)
    Editorial for issue 28(2) of Scandinavian Jewish Studies.

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