A Holy People: Jewish And Christian Perspectives on by Marcel Poorthuis, Joshua Schwartz

By Marcel Poorthuis, Joshua Schwartz

A Holy People investigates a number of the ways that Jews and Christians outline their non secular identification, humans or group, as being holy. conserving in brain that historic reports can supply foodstuff for suggestion concerning modern concerns, the examine bargains a wide selection of essays, on the subject of the biblical, patristic and medieval interval and particularly to the trendy interval. the most obvious query of many within the smooth international to whether the characteristic of the ‘holiness’ permits acknowledgement of actual faith outdoors the personal spiritual neighborhood, merits a decent resolution and well-documented examine: too simply the declare of holiness intertwines with claims of strength, no matter if by means of rivalling teams in the spiritual neighborhood, via teams divided alongside gender strains, or at the point of territorial claims. it is going to be of detailed value to students and common readers drawn to an interdisciplinary method of theology, rabbinics, historical past, political technological know-how, and masses extra.

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Gray 1906, 419; Licht 1995, 116). The dating of P, however, is not clear. Traditional view dates it to the Persian Period (Wenham 1979, 9–11; see also Eissfeldt 1965, 207–208). , Clines 1993, 580). , Wenham 1979, 13; Schwartz 1999, 32–33; Friedman 1987; Weinfeld 1979; Hurvitz 1974; Milgrom 1991, 12–13, and many others. Leviticus, quoted in the next sentence, is also attributed to P. In addition, as we are dealing here with some of Douglas’s ideas, it is interesting to refer also to Douglas 1975, 315–316, where she claimed that an earlier date for P suits her thesis.

Die Weisheit Salomos (ATD Apokryphen, Band 4), Göttingen 1999. , μ['/ywOg 'am/gòj Volk, THAT II, München 1976, 290–325. , ‘Das Heilige Volk: Zur alttestamentlichen Bezeichnung 'am qàdò“, in: Freude am Evangelium (Fs A. de Quervain), München 1966, 50–61 [= idem, Biblisch-theologische Aufsätze, Neukirchen 1972, 37–49]. V. o. (eds), Texts, Temples and Traditions: A Tribute to Menachem Haran, Winona Lake IN 1996, 21–32. , ‘Divine Speech in Deuteronomy’, in: N. ), Das Deuteronomium: Entstehung, Gestalt und Botschaft (BETL 68), Louvain 1985, 111–126.

Von, Einführung in die Altorientalistik, Darmstadt 1985. 18’, JEOL 17 (1964) 207–210. , Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School, Oxford 1972. , rjb/bhr ‘erwählen’, THAT I, 275–300. , The Wisdom of Solomon (AB 43), New York 31982. , The Vassal Treaties of Esarhaddon, London 1958]. TRADE, IDEOLOGY, AND BOUNDARY MAINTENANCE IN IRON AGE ISRAELITE SOCIETY Avraham Faust Bar-Ilan University, Israel Ideology and boundary maintenance are complex issues, whose sustainment involves various mechanisms that influence the acceptance and use, and even avoidance and rejection, of various traits.

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