Index: New Series

2015 Volume 12: Atheism, Scepticism and Challenges to Monotheism

0. Introduction.
1. Kenneth Seeskin, From Monotheism to Scepticism and Back Again. 
2. Joshua Moss, Satire, Monotheism and Scepticism. 
3. David Ruderman, Are Jews the Only True Monotheists? Some Critical Reflections in Jewish Thought from the Renaissance to the Present.
4. Benjamin Williams, Doubting Abraham doubting God: The Call of Abraham in the Or ha-Sekhel.
5. Károly Dániel Dobos, Shimi the Sceptical: Sceptical Voices. in an Early Modern Jewish, Anti-Christian Polemical Drama by Matityahu Nissim Terni.
6. Jeremy Fogel, Scepticism of Scepticism: On Mendelssohn’s Philosophy of Common Sense.
7. Michael Miller, Kaplan and Wittgenstein: Atheism, Phenomenology and the use of language.
8. Federico Dal Bo, Textualism and Scepticism: Post-modern Philosophy and the Theology of Text.
9. Norman Solomon, The Attenuation of God in Modern Jewish Thought.
10. Melissa Raphael, Idoloclasm: The First Task of Second Wave Liberal Jewish Feminism.
11. Daniel R. Langton, Joseph Krauskopf’s Evolution and Judaism: One Reform Rabbi’s Response to Scepticism and Materialism in Nineteenth-century North America.
12. Avner Dinur, Secular Theology as a Challenge for Jewish Atheists.
13. Khayke Beruriah Wiegand, “Why the Geese Shrieked”: Isaac Bashevis Singer’s Work between Mysticism and Sceptics.


2014 Volume 11: Jewish Studies and the New Testament

1. Marc Zvi Brettler and Amy-Jill Levine, The Jewish Annotated New Testament: Retrospect and Prospects.  
2. Anders Runesson, Saving the Lost Sheep of the House of Israel: Purity, Forgiveness, and Synagogues in the Gospel of Matthew.  
3. Jody A. Barnard, Anti-Jewish Interpretations of Hebrews: Some Neglected Factors.  
4. Etka Liebowitz, Hypocrites or Pious Scholars? The Image of the Pharisees in Second Temple Period Texts and Rabbinic Literature.  
5. Pere Casanellas and Harvey J. Hames, A Textual and Contextual Analysis of the Hebrew Gospels translated from Catalan.

2013 Volume 10: Israel Studies

1. Daniel Langton, Abraham Isaac Kook's Account of 'Creative Evolution': A Response to Modernity for the Sake of Zion 
2. Simon Mayers, Zionism and Anti-Zionism in the Catholic Guild of Israel: Bede Jarrett, Arthur Day and Hans Herzl
3. Roman Vater, Down with Britain, away with Zionism: the 'Canaanites' and 'Lohamey Herut Israel' between two adversaries 

4. Dvir Abramovich, Breaking Taboos in Israeli Holocaust Literature 
5. Tessa Satherley, 'The Simple Jew': The 'Price Tag' Phenomenon, Vigilantism, and Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh's Political Kabbalah

2012 Volume 9

1. Luke Devine, Emergent Liberal Judaism and Lily Montagu’s Proto-Feminist Project: Exploring the Precursive and Conceptual Links with Second and Third-Wave Jewish Feminist Theologies
2. Aron C. Sterk, Latino-Romaniotes: The Continuity of Jewish Communities in the Western Diaspora, 400–700 CE
3. Bernard S. Jackson, Why the name New TESTAMENT?
4. Michael Rand, An Aramaic Dispute Between the Months by Sahlan Ben Avraham

2012 Supplement 2: Traces, Memory and the Holocaust in the Writings of W.G. Sebald

0. Jean-Marc Dreyfus and Janet Wolff, Introduction
1. Carole Angier, ‘And so they are ever returning to us, the dead’: the presence of the dead in W.G. Sebald
2. Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Kindertransport, camps and the Holocaust in Austerlitz
3. Monica B. Pearl, The peripatetic paragraph: walking (and walking) with W.G. Sebald
4. Jeremy Gregory, ‘I couldn’t imagine any world outside Wales’: the place of Wales and Welsh Calvinist Methodism in Sebald’s European story
5. John Sears, 'Utter blackness': figuring Sebald's Manchester
6. Janet Wolff, Max Ferber and the persistence of pre-memory in Mancunian exile
7. Helen Hills, The uses of images: W.G. Sebald & T.J. Clark
8. Muriel Pic, Novel crime, hunting and investigation of the traces in Sebald’s prose

2012 Supplement 1: Normative Judaism? Jews, Judaism and Jewish Identity

0. Daniel R. Langton and Philip S. Alexander, Preface
1. Philip S. Alexander, In Defence of Normativity in the Study of Judaism
2. Daniel Davies, Maimonidean Margins
3. Daniel R. Langton, Theoretical Approaches to Defining Jewish Identity, and the Case of Felix Mendelssohn
4. Bill Williams, The Ordinariness of Being Jewish: Jewish ‘Normality’ in Manchester, 1830 –1880
5. Marc Saperstein, ‘Normative Judaism’ in the Crisis of War: Sermons by Abraham Cohen and Israel Mattuck
6. George Wilkes, Ambivalent Normativity: Reasons for Contemporary Jewish Debate Over the Laws of War
7. Ruth Rosenfelder, Whose Music? Ownership and Identity in Jewish Music
8. Hannah Holtschneider, Are Holocaust Victims Jewish? Looking at Photographs in the Imperial War Museum Holocaust Exhibition

2011 Volume 8

1. Daniel R. Langton, The Gracious Ambiguity of Grace Aguilar (1816–47): Anglo-Jewish Theologian, Novelist, Poet, and Pioneer of Interfaith Relations
2. Simon Mayers, From the Christ-Killer to the Luciferian: The Mythologized Jew and Freemason in Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century English Catholic Discourse
3. Luke Devine, Imagining Fin-de-Siècle Anglo-Jewish Minority Sub-Genres: Proto-Feminist Visions of Religious Reform in "West End" London in Amy Levy's Reuben Sachs and Lily Montagu's Naomi's Exodus
4. Katarzyna Person, "A Constructive Form of Help": Vocational Training as a Form of Rehabilitation of Jewish Refugees in Great Britain, 1939–1948
5. Avi Shmidman, A Multifaceted Nuptial Blessing: The Use of Ruth 4:11–12 within Medieval Hebrew Epithalamia

2010 Volume 7

1. Simon Mayers, The Roman Catholic Question in the Anglo-Jewish Press, 1890-1925
2. Z. Yaakov Wise, The Establishment of Ultra-Orthodoxy in Manchester
3. Ed Kessler, Changing Landscapes: Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations Today
4. Hyam Maccoby, Some Problems in the Rabbinc Use of the Qal va-Chomer Argument
5. Glenda Abramson, Yitzhak Oren’s Fantastic Science: Two Stories

2009 Volume 6

1. Cynthia Crewe, Plant Motifs on Jewish Ossuaries and Sarcophagi in Palestine in the Late Second Temple Period: Their Identification, Sociology and Significance
2. Dvir Abramovich, Feminine Images in the Writings of Amos Oz
3. Phillip Mendes, "We are all German Jews": Exploring the Prominence of Jews in the New Left
4. Elliot Cohen, The Use of Holocaust Testimony by Jews for Jesus: A Narrative Inquiry

2008 Volume 5

1. Tobias Green, Equal Partners? Proselytising by Africans and Jews in the 17th Century Atlantic Diaspora Related maps: Caboverde and Peoples and Cultures
2. David Lincicum, An Index to Frey's Jewish Inscriptions in Recent New Editions  
3. Daniel R. Langton, Some Comments on Micah Berdichevsky's Saul and Paul
4. Dan Garner, The Nature of Ultra-Orthodox Responses to the Holocaust
5. Giulia Miller, A Surrealist Reading: Formlessness and Non-Differentiation in Yitzhak Orpaz's The Hunting of the Gazelle (Tseyd ha-Tsviyah, 1966) A Cycle of Three Stories

2007 Volume 4

Roy Shasha, 'The Forms and Functions of Lists in the Mishnah' (PhD thesis, University of Manchester, 2006) 

Contents and Introduction  
Chapter 1: The definition of a Mishnaic list
Chapter 2: The components of the Mishnaic list
Chapter 3: Types and features of lists in the Mishnah
Chapter 4: Special features that modify the structure of simple and compound lists
Chapter 5: The list's relationship with its co-text and with the entirety of the Mishnah
Conclusion, Appendices and Tables

2006 Volume 3

1. Tony Kushner, Bill Williams and Jewish Historiography: Past, Present and Future
2. Ghil'ad Zuckermann, Comparative Constructions in "Israeli Hebrew"

2005 Volume 2

1. Rabbi Dr. Yehudah Abel, The Plight of the 'Agunah and Conditional Marriage
2. Stephen M. Passamaneck, Biblical Arsonists and Sabbath Firemen: Matters of Public Safety
3. Bill Williams, "Displaced Scholars": Refugees at the University of Manchester

2004 Volume 1

1. Bernard S. Jackson, Agunah and the Problem of Authority: Directions for Future Research
2. Rocco Bernasconi, Reasons for Norms in Mishnaic Discourse: Some Formal, Functional, and Conceptual Observations
3. Daniel R. Langton, A Question of Backbone: Comparing Christian Influences upon the Origins of Reform and Liberal Judaism in England