in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies
December 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .
Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Subjects in Art; Religious Buildings; Sociology of Religion. 12034 words.
This article addresses three related, though not identical, academic fields of study that crystallized only in the twentieth century. Beforehand, it had generally been assumed, whether for...
in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts
February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .
Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Subjects in Art; Religious Buildings. 4220 words.
The existence of Jewish art has long been denied by scholars. Indeed, Jewish art appears to be in conflict with the second of the Biblical ten commandments: “you shall not make for yourself...