By Marcel Poorthuis, Joshua Schwartz
A Holy People investigates a few of the ways that Jews and Christians outline their non secular identification, humans or group, as being holy. conserving in brain that ancient stories can provide meals for inspiration relating to modern concerns, the research bargains a wide selection of essays, with regards to the biblical, patristic and medieval interval and particularly to the trendy interval. the most obvious query of many within the smooth international as to if the characteristic of the ‘holiness’ allows acknowledgement of genuine faith open air the personal non secular group, merits a decent solution and well-documented research: too simply the declare of holiness intertwines with claims of energy, even if by means of rivalling teams in the non secular neighborhood, via teams divided alongside gender strains, or at the point of territorial claims. it will likely be of particular significance to students and normal readers drawn to an interdisciplinary method of theology, rabbinics, historical past, political technology, and masses extra.
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