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A holy people [electronic resource] : Jewish and Christian perspectives on religious communal identity / edited by Marcel Poorthuis & Joshua Schwartz.

Contributor(s): Poorthuis, Marcel, 1955- | Schwartz, Joshua.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jewish and Christian perspectives series: v. 12.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 395 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789047409236 (electronic bk.); 904740923X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Holiness -- Judaism -- History | Holiness -- Christianity -- History of doctrines | People of God | Jews -- Identity | Church -- Holiness | Identity (Psychology) -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Identity (Psychology) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Group identity | Saintet�e -- Juda�isme -- Histoire | Saintet�e -- Christianisme -- Histoire des doctrines | Peuple de Dieu | Juifs -- Identit�e | �Eglise -- Saintet�e | Identit�e (Psychologie) -- Aspect religieux -- Juda�isme | Identit�e (Psychologie) -- Aspect religieux -- Christianisme | Identit�e collective | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- General | Jodendom | Christendom | Heiligheid | Identiteit | Volk Gottes | Religi�ose Identit�at | Judentum | ChristentumGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Holy people.DDC classification: 231.7/6 Other classification: 11.29 | 11.69 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
"Holy people" : the Biblical evidence / Pancratius Beentjes -- Trade, ideology, and boundary maintenance in Iron Age Israelite society / Avraham Faust -- A holy people in the winepress : treading the grapes and holiness / Joshua Schwartz -- Holiness and sanctity in the Dead Sea scrolls / Lawrence Schiffman -- Table community in early Christianity / Gerard Rouwhorst -- Was the Didache community a group within Judaism? : an assessment on the basis of its eucharistic prayers / Huub van de Sandt -- "A city that makes all Israel friends" : normative communitas and the struggle for religious legitimacy in pilgrimages to the Second Temple / Jackie Feldman -- Your neighbor is like yourself : a broad generalization with regard to the Torah / Moshe Benovitz -- Recording the sainthood of the missionaries in the Carolingian era : typology and its limits / Bat-Sheva Albert -- The Cathar community in the south of France and its religious self-definition as God's holy people / Daniela M�uller -- Community responsibility towards its members : the case of ransom of captives / Yvonne Friedman -- "Qehillah qedosha" : sacred community in medieval Ashkenazic law and culture / Jeffrey Woolf -- Holy inhabitants of a holy city : how Safed became one of the four holy cities of Eretz Israel in the 16th century / Yair Paz -- The ambivalent role of the "people of God" in twentieth century Catholic theology : the examples of Yves Congar and Edward Schillebeeckx / Erik Borgman -- "Holy people" : some Protestant views / Simon Schoon -- Who we say we are : Jewish self-definition in two modern Dutch liberal prayer books / Judith Frishman -- The holiness of the church / Herwi Rikhof -- Pilgrims "communitas" in the Holy Land : the case of Mormon pilgrimage / Yael Guter -- The holy people among the philosophers : a grim tale / Victor Kal -- On the holiness of the poeple of Israel in the thoughts of Abraham Joshua Heschel / Alexander Even-Chen.
Summary: Investigating the various ways in which Jews and Christians define their religious identity, people or community, as being holy, this study offers a large collection of essays, relating to the biblical, patristic and medieval period and especially to the modern period.
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"Holy people" : the Biblical evidence / Pancratius Beentjes -- Trade, ideology, and boundary maintenance in Iron Age Israelite society / Avraham Faust -- A holy people in the winepress : treading the grapes and holiness / Joshua Schwartz -- Holiness and sanctity in the Dead Sea scrolls / Lawrence Schiffman -- Table community in early Christianity / Gerard Rouwhorst -- Was the Didache community a group within Judaism? : an assessment on the basis of its eucharistic prayers / Huub van de Sandt -- "A city that makes all Israel friends" : normative communitas and the struggle for religious legitimacy in pilgrimages to the Second Temple / Jackie Feldman -- Your neighbor is like yourself : a broad generalization with regard to the Torah / Moshe Benovitz -- Recording the sainthood of the missionaries in the Carolingian era : typology and its limits / Bat-Sheva Albert -- The Cathar community in the south of France and its religious self-definition as God's holy people / Daniela M�uller -- Community responsibility towards its members : the case of ransom of captives / Yvonne Friedman -- "Qehillah qedosha" : sacred community in medieval Ashkenazic law and culture / Jeffrey Woolf -- Holy inhabitants of a holy city : how Safed became one of the four holy cities of Eretz Israel in the 16th century / Yair Paz -- The ambivalent role of the "people of God" in twentieth century Catholic theology : the examples of Yves Congar and Edward Schillebeeckx / Erik Borgman -- "Holy people" : some Protestant views / Simon Schoon -- Who we say we are : Jewish self-definition in two modern Dutch liberal prayer books / Judith Frishman -- The holiness of the church / Herwi Rikhof -- Pilgrims "communitas" in the Holy Land : the case of Mormon pilgrimage / Yael Guter -- The holy people among the philosophers : a grim tale / Victor Kal -- On the holiness of the poeple of Israel in the thoughts of Abraham Joshua Heschel / Alexander Even-Chen.

Investigating the various ways in which Jews and Christians define their religious identity, people or community, as being holy, this study offers a large collection of essays, relating to the biblical, patristic and medieval period and especially to the modern period.

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