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David Shyovitz, A Remembrance of His Wonders:ย Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz, reviewed by Miri Fenton

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After reading David Shyovitzโ€™s excellent article on werewolves, and attending his lecture at the World Congress of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem this summer, I was very excited to read his first book. In A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz, published earlier this year by the University of Pennsylvania Press, Shyovitz combines creative philosophical thinking and close textual reading to write a new and engaging intellectual history of medieval Ashkenaz.

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