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Description - Judaism: The Genealogy of a Modern Notion by Daniel Boyarin

Judaism makes the bold argument that the very concept of a religion of 'Judaism' is an invention of the Christian church. The intellectual journey of world-renowned Talmud scholar Daniel Boyarin, this book will change the study of "Judaism"-an essential key word in Jewish Studies-as we understand it today. Boyarin argues that although the world treats the word "Judaism" as appropriate for naming an alleged religion of the Jews, it is in fact a Christian theological concept only adopted by Jews with the coming of modernity and the adoption of Christian languages.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813571614
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 216
Imprint: Rutgers University Press
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2018
Country of Publication: United States

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