dr. R. (Ronit) Nikolsky

Assistant Professor Culture and Cognition

dr. R. (Ronit) Nikolsky
r.nikolsky rug.nl


  1. 2020
  2. Nikolsky, R. (Accepted/In press). Are parables a reality? Theorizing Verses in the Midrash from a Cognitive-Cultural Perspective. In E. Ottenheijm, M. Poorthuis , & A. Merz (Eds.), The Power of Parables (Jewish and Christian Perspectives). Leiden-Boston.
  3. 2019
  4. Nikolsky, R. (2019). Parables in the Service of Emotional Translation. In M. Poorthuis , & E. Ottenheijm (Eds.), Parables in Changing Contexts (pp. 37–56). (Jewish and Christian Perspectives Series; Vol. 35). Brill Academic Publisher. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004417526_004
  5. Nikolsky, R. (2019). אהב (to love) in the Bible: a Cognitive Evolutionary Approach. In R. Nikolsky, I. Czachesz, F. S. Tappenden, & T. Biró (Eds.), Language, Cognition, and Biblical Exegesis: Interpreting Minds (1st ed., pp. 70-87). (Language, Cognition, and Biblical Exegesis). Bloomsbury Academic. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350078130.ch-005
  6. Nikolsky, R., Czachesz, I., Tappenden, F. S., & Biró, T. (Eds.) (2019). Language, Cognition, and Biblical Exegesis: Interpreting Minds. (1st ed.) (Scientific Studies of Religion: Inquiry and Explanation). Bloomsbury Academic.
  7. 2018
  8. Nikolsky, R. (2018). Are Parables an Interpretation? In M. Piotrkowski, G. Herman , & S. Dönitz (Eds.), Sources and Interpretation in Ancient Judaism: A volume for Tal Ilan at sixty (Vol. 104). (Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity). Brill Academic Publisher.
  9. 2017
  10. 2016
  11. 2014
  12. Nikolsky, R. (2014). Rabbinic Discourse about Samson: Continuity and Change. In E. Eynikel, & T. Nicklas (Eds.), Samson: Hero or Fool? The Many Faces of Samson (pp. 101-118). [7] (Themes in Biblical Narrative; Vol. 17). Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill.
  13. Nikolsky, R. (2014). מהתם להכא , from There to Here (bSanh 5a), Rabbinic Traditions between Palestine and Babylonia: An Introduction. In Rabbinic Traditions between Palestine and Babylonia (pp. 1-31). Martinus Nijhoff/Brill.
  14. Nikolsky, R. (2014). From Palestine to Babylonia and Back: Parallel Narratives in the Babylonian Talmud and in Tanhuma. In R. Nikolsky, & I. Tal (Eds.), Rabbinic Traditionsbetween Palestine and Babylonia (pp. 284-305). Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill.
  15. Nikolsky, R., & Tal, I. (Eds.) (2014). Rabbinic Traditions between Palestine and Babylonia. (Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity; Vol. 89). Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill.
  16. 2010
  17. Nikolsky, R. (2010). Ishmael Sacrificed Grasshoppers. In M. Goodman, G. van Kooten, & J. van Ruiten (Eds.), Abraham, the Nations, and the Hagarites. Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives on Kinship with Abraham (pp. 243 - 262). (Themes of Biblical Narrative; No. vol. 13). Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill.
  18. Nikolsky, R. (2010). Nistarot shel Rabbi Shimʿon Bar Yoḥay. In Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World Martinus Nijhoff/Brill.
  19. Nikolsky, R. (2010). Prayer of Rabbi Simoen Bar Yochai. In Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World Martinus Nijhoff/Brill.
  20. 2008
  21. Nikolsky, R. (2008). Interpret him as much as You Want: Balaam in the Babylonian Talmud. In G. H. van Kooten, & J. van Ruiten (Eds.), The @prestige of the pagan prophet Balaam in Judaism, early Christianity and Islam (pp. 213-230). (Themes in Biblical Narrative-Jewish and Christian Traditions; Vol. 11). Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill.
  22. 2007
  23. Nikolsky, R. (2007). 'Gog in Two Rabbinic Narratives'. In W. J. van Bekkum, J. W. Drijvers, & A. C. Klugkist (Eds.), Syriac Polemics, Studies in Honour of Gerrit Jan Reinink (pp. 21 - 40). (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta; No. 170). Leuven-Paris-Dudley, MA: Peeters.
  24. 2006
  25. Nikolsky, R. (2006). God Tempted Moses for Seven Days: The Bush Revelation in Rabbinic Literature. In G. H. van Kooten (Ed.), The Revelation of the Name YHWH to Moses; Perspectives from Judaism, the Pagan Graeco-Roman World, and Early Christianity (pp. 89 - 104). Leiden-Boston-Köln: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill.
  26. 2005
  27. 2004
  28. Nikolsky, R. (2004). The Adam and Eve Traditions in The Journey of Zosimos. In E. G. Chazon, D. Satran, & R. A. Clements (Eds.), Things Revealed: Studies in Early Jewish and Christian Literature in Honor of Michael E. Stone (pp. 345 - 356). (JSJSup; No. 89). Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff/Brill.
  29. 2003

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