City of Ruins (2010 Daschke), book
From 4 Enoch: The Online Encyclopedia of Second Temple Judaism
City of Ruins: Mourning the Destruction of Jerusalem through Jewish Apocalypse (2010) is a book by Dereck Daschke.
Editions and translations
Published in Leiden: Brill, 2010.
Table of contents
Introduction. "If I forget you, O Jerusalem": traumatic memory and the fall of Zion
- 1. Apocalyptic melancholia and the trauma of history
- 2. Ezekiel: "Desolate among them"
- 3. Ezra: "Because of my grief I have spoken"
- 4. 2 and 3 Baruch : "Cease irritating God"
Conclusion. The apocalyptic cure: recovering the future by working-through the past
Epilogue. Apocalyptic melancholia and 9/11.
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