Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism

Dying for God: Martyrdom and the Making of Christianity and Judaism

by Daniel Boyarin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0804737045

ISBN-13: 9780804737043

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: Stanford University Press

In this book, the author develops a revised understanding of the interactions between nascent Christianity and nascent Judaism in late antiquity, interpreting the two "new" religions as intensely and complexly intertwined throughout this period.  See more details below

Overview

In this book, the author develops a revised understanding of the interactions between nascent Christianity and nascent Judaism in late antiquity, interpreting the two "new" religions as intensely and complexly intertwined throughout this period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804737043
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Series:
Figurae: Reading Medieval Culture Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
268
Sales rank:
870,623
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: When Christians Were Jews: On Judeo-Christian Origins1
1The Close Call; Or, Could a Pharisee Be a Christian?22
2Quo Vadis?; Or, The Acts of the Tricksters42
3Thinking with Virgins: Engendering Judeo-Christian Difference67
4Whose Martyrdom Is This, Anyway?93
Appendix to Chapter 4: On the Methodology and Theology of W. H. C. Frend's Martyrdom and Persecution in the Early Church127
Notes133
Bibliography215
Index237

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