Between Judaism and Christianity: Art Historical Essays in Honor of Elisheva (Elisabeth) Revel-Neher (The Medieval Mediterranean, Volume 81)

By Katrin Kogman-Appel, Mati Meyer

The 19 essays assembled during this Festschrift signify the multiplicity of pursuits obtrusive in Elisabeth (Elisheva) Revel-Neher's paintings. They hide a number of matters facing pictorial messages encrypted in quite a few inventive media, and tackle a large array of issues: Jewish identification within the past due old interval; patronage in overdue old Jewish and Christian spiritual structure; Jewish-Christian polemics and the illustration of the 'Other'; the query of Jewish or Christian illuminators of Hebrew books; the cultural history of illustrations in Hebrew manuscripts; Christian cosmology and dogma; the imagery of the Temple within the chapters; and, Jewish and Christian perceptions of women.The participants are Rivka Ben-Sasson, Walter Cahn, Evelyn Cohen, Andreina Contessa, Eva Frojmovic, Lihi Habas, Dalia-Ruth Halperin, Colum Hourihane, Emma Maayan-Fanar, Herbert L. Kessler, Katrin Kogman-Appel, Shulamit Laderman, Mati Meyer, Bezalel Narkiss, Kurt Schubert, Sarit Shalev-Eyni, Margo Stroumsa-Uzan and Rina Talgam.

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