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Aphrodite and the rabbis

Burton L. Visotzky

Aphrodite and the rabbis

how the Jews adapted Roman culture to create Judaism as we know it

by Burton L. Visotzky

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greek influences,
  • Greek religion,
  • Judaism,
  • Jews,
  • History and criticism,
  • Influence,
  • Roman influences,
  • Relations,
  • Civilization,
  • Rabbinical literature,
  • Roman religion,
  • Classical Civilization,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBurton L. Visotzky
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM536.R66 V57 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27217651M
    ISBN 101250085764
    ISBN 109781250085764
    LC Control Number2016024623
    OCLC/WorldCa951017542

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Aphrodite and the Rabbis by Burton L. Visotzky is an interesting view on postCE Judaism, Roman culture of the period and most importantly where the two converged.

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Full of fascinating detail from the daily life and culture of Jewish communities across the Hellenistic world, Aphrodite and the Rabbis will appeal to anyone interested in the development of Judaism, religion, history, art and architecture. Book Information.

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Visotzky disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Hard to believe but true: The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet - The Talmud rabbis. Rabbis Without Borders Rabbis Without Borders is a dynamic forum for exploring contemporary issues in the Jewish world and beyond.

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Aphrodite and the Rabbis, by Burton Visotzky, professor of Midrash at Jewish Theological Seminary, explores how Rabbinic Judaism, the dominant strain of Judaism for years after the destruction of the temple, developed in a matrix of hellenistic Greco-Roman culture under the Roman empire.

Examples: Hellenistic literary scholarship was based on study and commentary of the 24 books. An exploration of the effects of Roman-era culture on Judaism. Visotzky (Midrash and Interreligious Studies/Jewish Theological Seminary; Sage Tales: Wisdom and Wonder from the Rabbis of the Talmud,etc.) convincingly argues that, from C.E.

70 onward, Judaism was greatly influenced by the Roman culture surrounding is less successful in tying that Author: Burton L.

Visotzky. Aphrodite and the Rabbis: How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture as We Know It. Judaism as we know it is a western Roman religion, argues Rabbi Burtonthe very empire that destroyed the Jerusalem Temple in 70 CE served as the culture in which Judaism was nurtured and became the religion of the rabbis that we still celebrate today.

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Visotzky. Martin’s, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Aphrodite and the Rabbis: How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism as We Know It at. I knew about some of the things that Rabbi Burton L. Visotzky discusses in Aphrodite and the Rabbis from previous reading.

I even reviewed Sefer HaRazim, which Visotzky mentioned a number of times in his book, on this blog here. Sefer HaRazim contains references to Greco-Roman deities, Pagan types of magic and theology that could only come from Pagan sources. Burton Visotzky, the Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary, joins Dan and Lex to discuss the topic of his recent book, Aphrodite and the Rabbis.

He speaks about the surprising degree to which Greco-Roman ideas shaped Rabbinic Judaism, [1] so much so that, Visotzky argues, that Judaism should be .Aphrodite and the Rabbis: How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism as We Know It.

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