Judaism and the Visual Image A Jewish Theology of Art

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-04-19
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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Very little has been currently published on the role of beauty and visuality in Jewish theological, ethical, historical and gendered knowing. This book looks at the visuality between God and Israel arguing that revelation is an aesthetic moment, and that

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Approaches to Images in Jewish Art and Thought  2. Genesis 1 and the Creation of the Image 3. What does a Jewish Woman Look Like? Gender and Images of Jews in Art 4. Sublimity and Representation of the Holocaust in Art 5. Towards a Theology of the Holocaust Image 6. The Dancing Figure of Jewish History Bibliography

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