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By Marcel Poorthuis, Joshua Schwartz

ISBN-10: 9004150528

ISBN-13: 9789004150522

A Holy humans investigates some of the ways that Jews and Christians outline their non secular id, humans or group, as being holy. maintaining in brain that ancient reviews can provide meals for suggestion concerning modern matters, the examine deals a wide number of essays, in terms of the biblical, patristic and medieval interval and particularly to the fashionable interval. the most obvious query of many within the smooth international as to if the characteristic of the ‘holiness’ makes it possible for acknowledgement of actual faith outdoors the personal spiritual group, merits a good solution and well-documented learn: too simply the declare of holiness intertwines with claims of strength, no matter if via rivalling teams in the non secular neighborhood, by way of teams divided alongside gender strains, or at the point of territorial claims. it is going to be of exact value to students and common readers attracted to an interdisciplinary method of theology, rabbinics, background, political technology, and lots more and plenty extra.

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