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Imagine no religion : how modern abstractions hide ancient realities

Author: Carlin A Barton; Daniel Boyarin
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A study of ancient Latin and Greek words frequently translated religion with a view to showing how such mistranslation seriously obscures our understanding of those cultures including their Jewish and Christian versions.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carlin A Barton; Daniel Boyarin
ISBN: 9780823271245 0823271242 9780823271191 0823271196
OCLC Number: 992464525
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: A Note on Authorship Introduction: What You Can See When You Stop Looking for What Isn't There Religio Part I. Mapping the Word 1. Religio without "Religion" 2. The Ciceronian Turn Part II. Case Study: Tertullian 3. Preface to Tertullian 4. Segregated by a Perfect Fear 5. Segregated by a Perfect Fear. The Terrible War Band of the Anti- Emperor: The Coniuratio and the Sacramentum 6. Governed by a Perfect Fear 7. Precarious Integration. Managing the Fears of the Romans: Tertullian on Tenterhooks Threskeia Part I. Mapping the Word 8. Imagine No Threskeia: The Task of the Untranslator 9. The Threskeia of the Judaeans: Josephus and the New Testament Part II. Case Study: Josephus 10. Josephus without Judaism: Nomos, Eusebeia, Threskeia 11. A Jewish Actor in the Audience: Josephan Doublespeak 12. A Glance at the Future: Threskeia and the Lit er a ture of Apologetic, First to Third Centuries c.e. Conclusion: What You Find When You Stop Looking for What Isn't There Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography Index of Ancient Texts General Index
Responsibility: Carlin A. Barton and Daniel Boyarin.

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