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A traveling homeland : the Babylonian Talmud as diaspora

A traveling homeland : the Babylonian Talmud as diaspora

Author: Daniel Boyarin
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.
Series: Divinations: rereading late ancient religion
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In A Traveling Homeland, Daniel Boyarin makes the case that the Babylonian Talmud is a diasporist manifesto producing and defining the practices that constitute Jewish diasporic identity in the form  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Boyarin
ISBN: 9780812247244 0812247248
OCLC Number: 919475131
Description: x, 178 Seiten.
Contents: Prelude. A Different DiasporaChapter 1. Diaspora and the Jewish DiasporasChapter 2. At Home in Babylonia: The Talmud as Diasporist ManifestoChapter 3. In the Land of Talmud: The Textual Making of a Diasporic FolkChapter 4. Looking for Our Routes; or, the Talmud and the Making of Diasporas: Sefarad and AshkenazNotesBibliographyIndexAcknowledgments
Series Title: Divinations: rereading late ancient religion
Responsibility: Daniel Boyarin.


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Boyarin's book can be seen as a diasporic creation itself in terms of its embeddedness both in the details of the Talmudic discourse and in sociological theories outside of Jewish studies. Boyarin is Read more...

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