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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Along the way, Boyarin demonstrates the first- and second-century muddling of “Jew” and “Christian” through analysis of Logos theology, the notion of a second, distinct hypostasis of God ditheism, more or less.

There were no characteristics or features that could be described as uniquely Jewish or Bogder in late antiquity, Boyarin argues.

Find Rare Books Book Value. Boyarin concludes by presenting an account of what happened to these two new entities with particular attention to the development of Rabbinic Judaism. The Secret Gospel of Thomas bordr us to see historic Christianity as but one expression of a universalistic potential in Jewish monotheism. By using the comment function on degruyter. No creasing to spine.

Aug 17, Karl Steel rated it liked it Shelves: May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Nathan Long rated it liked it Oct 30, Rereading Late Ancient Religion View table of contents Winner of the Award for Excellence in the Historical Study of Religion from the American Academy of Religion “Encourages us to see historic Christianity as but linrs expression of a universalistic potential in Jewish monotheism.


Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity

The means by which these two communities would determine the answers to the very difficult questions of identity, Boyarin argues, is through heresiology. Readers be warned, this is a rather complex work. Thus, the accounts which implement Logos theology as the key to the “parting of ways” are mistaken. To be a Jew was no longer to hold to certain doctrine, rather it was to be a certain ethnicity.

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His reading of the Talmud was impressive and rather persuasive, and he certainly made imaginative connections while maintaing credibility.

Border Lines | Daniel Boyarin

Border Lines By Daniel, Boyarin. It is this popular notion of “parting ways” that Daniel Boyarin contests in his book, Border Lines: This apostolic succession limes simultaneously being established within Christian circles at roughly the same time.

This is an older printing. The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity Divinations: Anyone interested in the origins of Christianity and its development into the Patristic era will, at some point, have to account for the parting of ways between Christianity and Judaism.

Marco rated it really liked it Oct 20, Katie rated it it was amazing Lunes 13, Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. Blyarin of the smaller arguments and sub-points will regretfully be norder. Border Lines, Daniel Boyarin. Paul and the Politics of Identity, and other books. Judaism rejected its status as an orthodoxy, and became a reembedded religion.


The Secret Gospel of Thomas “Boyarin proposes that by constructing the categories of religious orthodoxy and heresy, second-century Gentile Christians created the concept of religion which pervades the Western world to this day. Refresh and try again.

Log-in or create an account first! Russell Books Ltd Condition: Demonstrating how Sophia wisdom became a personified midrashic tool to decipher other passages, he uses an illustration from Baruch 3: Proper motivation to once more take a long look at the Church Fathers’ role in the theological process.

In an attempt to present clearly and briefly Boyarin’s central thesis, I will have to limit the comprehensiveness of this review. He is the author of Dying for God: So how did this come to be?

This reading will bear out my conclusion that nothing in Logos theology as a doctrine of God indicates or even implies a particularly Christian as opposed to generally Jewish, including Christian kerygma. Rereading Late Ancient Religion.

User Account Log in Register Help. The border lines were drawn and their was now Christianity, and there was Judaism. The sociological theories that contribute to the post-colonial bkyarin are quite sophisticated.

He describes Logos Theology as: