A Radical Jew: Paul and the Politics of Identity

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Daniel Boyarin turns to the Epistles of Paul as the spiritual autobiography of a first-century Jewish cultural critic. What led Paul - in his dramatic conversion to Christianity - to such a radical critique of Jewish culture? Paul's famous formulation, 'There is neither Jew nor Greek, no male and female in Christ', demonstrates the genius of Christianity: its concern for all people. The genius of Judaism is its validation of genealogy and cultural, ethnic difference. But the evils of these two thought systems are the ...

A Radical Jew: Paul and the Politics of Identity 1997, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520212145

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A Radical Jew: Paul and the Politics of Identity 1994, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520085923

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