Daniel Boyarin, Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity. (Philadelphia: University of Philadelphia Press. Border Lines has 88 ratings and 11 reviews. John said: Anyone interested in the origins of Christianity and its development into the Patristic era will. Michael Carden reviews Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity, In this book, Boyarin reads a range of Jewish and Christian texts from the early.

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However, I am surprised he did not give any time to drawing up a history of the 1st century interaction between Judaism and Christianity. Sunny Day Books Published: DJ shows edge wear.

In saying this, I am arguing. The boysrin separation between Judaism and Christianity is often figured as a clearly defined break of a single entity into two separate religions.

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Rather, it was an imposed partition rendered by the heresiologists i. Clean and unmarked text.

Used book in good condition. What is unique about Philo is that his Logos theology is not just the Wisdom personified in the biblical text, and neither does it completely corroborate with Stoic or Platonic thought on the Logos.


Used texts may not contain supplemental items such as CDs, info-trac etc Paperbackpages. Ahmed rated it really liked it Aug 19, Rereading Late Ancient Religion 1 – 10 of 39 books. November Copyright borfer Readers be warned, this is a rather complex work. Andrew Ketel rated it really liked it Jul 11, lihes Because Christianity had no specific geographic or ethnic qualities, she had to find here identity within beliefs.

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In a fruitful career not yet nearly over, Border Linesthe culmination of many years of work, may well remain Daniel Boyarin’s masterpiece. Jan 30, Walker Wright rated it really liked it. Rather, Jesus-following Jews and Jews who did not follow Jesus lived on a cultural map in which beliefs, such as that in a second divine being, and practices, such as keeping kosher or maintaining the Sabbath, were widely and variably distributed.

This copy of Border Lines: The work is intensely provocative and innovative and is destined to take its proper place as a modern classic among Boyarin’s previous works. In chapter 5, Boyarin explores how widespread Logos theology was within various streams of Judaism, both preceding and coinciding with the Rabbis, and how rich and vibrant it was.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Overview Aims and Scope “Encourages us to see historic Christianity as but one expression of a universalistic potential in Jewish monotheism. Rather, it seems this Word Philo describes is a new synthesis of all of the above.

Therefore we would like to draw your attention to our House Rules. According to Boyaring, this Logos theology, which has often been considered the doctrine which demanded Christianity’s split away from Judaism, was not actually a Christian innovation.

Search the full text of this book: Owners name stamped on flyleaf and page ends. In truth, it was quite a bit of work to get through this one.