Some recent and forthcoming publications:


George R. Wilkes, ‘War and Martyrdom in Maimonides’ Judeo-Arabic Publications’, in Ewan Stein, ed., ReThinking Jihad. (forthcoming)


George R. Wilkes, ‘Religious War in the Works of Maimonides and the “Maimonideans”: An idea and its transit across the medieval Mediterranean’, in S. Hashmi, ed., Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads: Christian, Jewish, Muslim Encounters and Exchanges. (forthcoming)

George R. Wilkes, ‘Ambivalent Normativity: Reasons for Contemporary Jewish Debate over the Laws of War’, Journal of Jewish Identities.

George R. Wilkes, ‘Jewish Ethics and Pacifism,’ in Nigel Young, ed., International Encyclopedia of Peace, OUP, Oxford.


George R. Wilkes, ‘Legitimation and Limits of War in Jewish Tradition’, in Linda Hogan, ed., Religions and the Politics of Peace and Conflict, Wipf & Stock, Eugene OR, pp. 3-24.

George R. Wilkes, ‘Living with war, fanaticism and the pragmatic: The ‘pacifist’, the ‘theological’ and the ‘secular’ in the thought of Simone Weil and Franz Rosenzweig’, Theology, January/February 2009, CXII, 865, pp. 24-32.


George R. Wilkes, ‘Christianity, Islam and Religious Indifference – the Prospects for Coexistence in the European Union’, in Leszek Jesień, ed., The Borders of European Integration, Tischner European University, Krakow, pp. 41-70.

George R. Wilkes, ‘Religious Attitudes to the Middle East Peace Process,’ in Philip Broadhead, ed., Can Faiths Make Peace?, IB Tauris, London, pp. 25-35.

George R. Wilkes, ‘Reforming the Commission on Human Rights’, in Ralph Walden, ed., For the Sake of Humanity: Essays in Honour of Clemens Nathan, Brill, Leiden, pp. 367-79.


George R. Wilkes, ‘Jewish Renewal’, in Nicholas de Lange and Miri Freud-Kandel, eds, Modern Judaism, Oxford UP, Oxford, pp. 114-25.

George R. Wilkes, ‘The Virtues of “Rabbi Moyses”,’ in Istvan Bejczy and Richard Newhauser, eds, Virtue and Ethics in the Twelfth Century, Brill, Leiden, pp. 269-92.


George R. Wilkes, ‘Judaism and Justice in War’, in Paul A. Robinson, ed., Just War in Comparative Perspective, Ashgate Press, Aldershot, pp. 9-23.


George R. Wilkes and Paul Stapley, ‘Why do we ignore the Red Cross?‘, Guardian, Comment is Free, 28 June 2009.

George R. Wilkes, ‘Faith and the Just War: Time to Think Again?’, Thinking Faith, 2008

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