papers & chapters:
[X] a tale of two sisters. the image of eve in the early rabbinic literature and its influence on the portrayal of lilith in the alphabet of ben sira [english]
[X] the fallen (or) giants? some remarks on nephilim and gigantes in the hebrew bible and septuagint [english]
[X] “everyone has one thousand on the left and myriads on the right” (berakhot 6a). some initial remarks on the rabbinic imagination and the demons of the babylonian talmud [polish]
[X] elyonim vetachtonim. some methodological considerations on the electronic database of angels, demons and ghosts in early rabbinic literature [english]
[X] magical and non-magical functions of the lilith-myth in the alphabet of ben sira. introduction, translation and commentary [polish]
[X] the apotropaic potential of the name “shadday” in the hebrew bible and the early rabbinic literature [english]
[X] the crimes of love. the (un)censored version of the flood story in noah (2014) [english]
[X] cain according to midrash bereshit rabbah 22. translation and commentary [polish]
[X] undead knights, fallen giants and poisoned fruit of life. a digital retelling of the judeo-christian creation motifs [english]
[X] the demons of psalm 91 according to midrash bamidbar rabbah 12:3. translation and commentary [polish]
[X] “the name of yahveh is called upon you”. deuteronomy 28:10 and the apotropaic qualities of tefillin in the early rabbinic literature [english]
[X] some remarks on the self-images of the modern judaism. textual analysis [english]
[X] the fallen (or) giants? some remarks on nephilim and gigantes in the hebrew bible and septuagint [polish]
[X] “it shall not let the destroying [one]”.mezuzah as an apotropaic device according to selected biblical and rabbinic sources [english]
[X] god in heavens and torah on earth (bt bava metziya 59a-b). translation and commentary [polish]
[X] “you have not withheld your son, your only one from me”. some arguments for the consummated sacrifice of abraham [english]
[X] the transformation of elisha ben avuyah. some remarks on the adequacy of the category of heresy in the rabbinic judaism [polish]
[X] the underworld or its ruler? some remarks on the concept of sheol in the hebrew bible [english]
[X] the angel in the hebrew bible from the statistic and hermeneutic perspectives. some remarks on the interpolation theory [english]
[X] brit milah. some remarks on the apotropaic meaning of circumcision in agadic midrashes [polish]
[X] jesus and the christians in the jewish tradition in the context of the contemporary jewish-christian dialogue [polish]
[X] topomorphic and antropomorphic metaphors of sheol in the hebrew bible [polish]
[X] carl gustav jung: the wounded healer. the shamanic disease and autotherapy [polish]
[X] the sons of gods and the daughters of man. the cosmic misalliance and its effects in genesis 6:1-6 [polish, english translation available here]
[X] the angel in the hebrew bible. the idea of mal’akh from the statistic-hermeneutic perspective [polish]
[X] the fall of angel. the psychoanalysis of the myth [polish]
[X] the vampire complex in modernity. the vampiric spirituality [polish]
[X] making cultural studies count – a report from the international conference “the uses of teaching and researching foreign cultures in today’s universities: what seems to be the problem?”, orléans, france, june 11th – 13th 2015
[X] what can a student of jewish demonology learn from a philosophical book? some remarks on the margins of: michael t. miller, the name of god in jewish thought. a philosophical analysis of mystical traditions from apocalyptic to kabbalah, (london: routledge 2016), pp. 188.
[X] marc michael epstein (ed.), skies of parchment, seas of ink. jewish illuminated manuscripts, princeton-oxford, princeton university press 2015, pp. 288.
[X] v. dobroruka, second temple pseudepigraphy. a cross-cultural comparison of apocalyptic texts and related jewish literature, de gruyter 2013 [english]
[X] j. j. proszyk, the history of jews in bielsko (bielitz) and biala between 17th century and 1939. liberals, zionists and orthodox jews on the border of galicia and austrian silesia, jaworze 2014.
[X] ł. stypuła, keter malchut szlomo ibn gabirola (korona królestwa). wprowadzenie – tekst hebrajski – tłumaczenie – komentarz, wydawnictwo antykwa 2013 [polish].
[X] s.l. herring, divine substitution. humanity as the manifestation of deity in the hebrew bible and the ancient near east, vandenhoeck & ruprecht 2014 [english]
[X] y. petrovsky-shtern, the golden age shtetl: a new history of jewish life in east europe, princeton university press 2014 [english].
[X] i. czachesz, r. uro (eds.), mind, morality and magic. cognitive science approaches in biblical studies, acumen 2013 [english].
[X] a. shinan, y. zakovitch, from gods to god. how the bible debunked, suppressed or changed ancient myths and legends, tr. v. zakovitch, university of nebraska press 2012 [english].
[X] kohelet wraz z komentarzem meam loez, tr. s. pecaric, u. krawczyk, pardes 2007 [polish].
[X] c. dohmen, g. stemberger, hermeneutyka biblii zydowskiej i starego testamentu, tr. m. szczepaniak, wam 2008 [polish].
[X] the methodology of teaching and the contemporary relevance of cultural studies.
the case of the centre for the comparative studies of civilisations at the jagiellonian university (cracow, poland) [english]
[X] “like a throne of glory”. the apotropaic potential of sisit in the hebrew bible and early rabbinic literature
lectio longior et difficilior here