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Unclean LipsObscenity, Jews, and American Culture

Unclean Lips: Obscenity, Jews, and American Culture

Josh Lambert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479876433
eISBN:
9781479851584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876433.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jews have played an integral role in the history of obscenity in America. For most of the 20th century, Jewish entrepreneurs and editors led the charge against obscenity laws. Jewish lawyers battled ... More

An Unusual RelationshipEvangelical Christians and Jews

An Unusual Relationship: Evangelical Christians and Jews

Yaakov Ariel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770689
eISBN:
9780814762936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770689.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

It is generally accepted that Jews and evangelical Christians have little in common. Yet special alliances developed between the two groups in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Evangelicals ... More

Visions of ZionEthiopians and Rastafari in the Search for the Promised Land

Visions of Zion: Ethiopians and Rastafari in the Search for the Promised Land

Erin C. MacLeod

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479882243
eISBN:
9781479890996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479882243.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In reggae song after reggae song Bob Marley and other reggae singers speak of the Promised Land of Ethiopia. “Repatriation is a must!” they cry. The Rastafari have been travelling to Ethiopia since ... More

Walking Where Jesus WalkedAmerican Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage

Walking Where Jesus Walked: American Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage

Hillary Kaell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738368
eISBN:
9780814738252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738368.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the 1950s, millions of American Christians have traveled to the Holy Land to visit places in Israel and the Palestinian territories associated with Jesus's life and death. Why do these pilgrims ... More

Women and JudaismNew Insights and Scholarship

Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship

Frederick E. Greenspahn (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732182
eISBN:
9780814733110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732182.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Although women constitute half of the Jewish population and have always played essential roles in ensuring Jewish continuity and the preservation of Jewish beliefs and values, only recently have ... More

Women of the NationBetween Black Protest and Sunni Islam

Women of the Nation: Between Black Protest and Sunni Islam

Dawn-Marie Gibson and Jamillah Karim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814769959
eISBN:
9780814771242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769959.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

With vocal public figures such as Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammad, and Louis Farrakhan, the Nation of Islam (NOI) often appears to be a male-centric religious movement, and over 60 years of scholarship ... More

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