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Eros and the Jews

from biblical Israel to contemporary America

by David Biale

  • 321 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.,
  • Jews -- Sexual behavior -- History.,
  • Sexual ethics.,
  • Jewish ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Biale.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM720.S4 B53 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 319 p. ;
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL667721M
    ISBN 100520211340
    LC Control Number97013465

    He wrote a number of books and articles on sex magic and various other esoteric studies, including The Yoga of Power: Tantra, Shakti, and the Secret Way (), Eros and the Mysteries of Love: The Metaphysics of Sex (), and Meditations on the Peaks: Mountain Climbing as Metaphor for the Spiritual Quest ().Born: Giulio Cesare Andrea Evola, 19 May , .   GENIUS & ANXIETY How Jews Changed the World, By Norman Lebrecht. Reciting Jewish achievements and Judaism’s contribution to civilization in order to fight anti-Semitic propaganda is a.

    Eros and the Jews: From Biblical Israel to Contemporary America (review) Eros and the Jews: From Biblical Israel to Contemporary America (review) Satlow, Michael L. SHOFAR Winter Vol. 12, No.2 various Jewish groups. Novak argues, for example, that there is no religious justification for denying minority rights in a Jewish polity and that victims .   is billed as an "escort and adult entertainment directory." It's affiliated with a company called Bolma Star Services, run by Greg Huling, which operates out of Youngsville, North Carolina.

      Diametrically opposed to Agape is Eros. Eros is the Greek word for “lust”, but it is often mistranslated as “love”. This opposition between Agape and Eros and the confusion of the two concepts in today’s culture are at the center of the Jewish subversion of Christianity. For Eros is selfishness. Policy Studies. His book How Civilizations Die (and Why Islam is Dying, Too) was published in by Regnery. A book of essays, It’s Not the End of the World—It’s Just the End of You (Van Praag) also appeared in The Jewish Idea of Freedom By: DAVID P. GOLDMAN Never, perhaps in the history of human thought, has so much confusionFile Size: KB.


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Eros and the Jews First Edition by David Biale (Author)Cited by: Eros and the Jews: From Biblical Israel to Contemporary America. Contradictory stereotypes about Jewish sexuality pervade modern culture, from Lenny Bruce's hip eroticism to Woody Allen's little man with the big libido (and even bigger sexual neurosis).4/5.

David Biale is Koret Professor of Jewish History and Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California. He is the author of Gershom Scholem: Kabbalah and Counter-History () and Power and Powerlessness in Jewish History (), both of which won the National Jewish Book : $ David Biale is Koret Professor of Jewish History and Director of the Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California.

He is Eros and the Jews book author of Gershom Scholem: Kabbalah and Counter-History () and Power and Powerlessness in Jewish History (), both of which won the National Jewish Book Award. Eros and the Jews: from Biblical Israel to contemporary America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict This engaging history of Jewish sexuality from biblical times to the modern era attempts to answer this question: Is the nature of Judaism and the Jewish tradition ascetic and repressive or sensual.

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In this book, the worlds foremost scholar of Kabbalah explores the understanding of erotic love in Jewish mystical thought. Encompassing Jewish mystical literatures from those of late antiquity to works of Polish Hasidism, Moshe Idel highlights the diversity of Kabbalistic views on eros and distinguishes between the major forms of author traces the main/5.

In this book, the world’s foremost scholar of Kabbalah explores the understanding of erotic love in Jewish mystical thought. Encompassing Jewish mystical literatures from those of late antiquity to works of Polish Hasidism, Moshe Idel highlights the diversity of Kabbalistic views on eros and distinguishes between the major forms of eroticism.

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Eros played an important role in pagan literature. Plato's Symposium is dedicated to an analysis of eros. The greatness of love is eulogized in Orpheus and Euridice, Cupid and Psyche.

Sexual subversions in the Bible --Law and desire in the Talmud --Rabbinic authority and popular culture in medieval Europe --Sensuality, asceticism, and medieval Jewish philosophy --Sexuality and spirituality in the Kabbalah --The displacement of desire in eighteenth-century Hasidism --Eros and enlightenment --Zionism as an erotic revolution --Sexual stereotypes in American Jewish culture.

Eros and the Jews concludes with a fascinating discussion of the ambivalent role of sexuality in modern American Jewish culture. With broad historical strokes, the book pursues the tension between procreation and sexual desire in a culture which required that everyone marry.

Eros And The Jews: From Biblical Israel To Contemporary America First Edition Edition by David Biale (Basic Books) Awesome book. I'm a Jewish educator as a synagogue, and this book is an enjoyable and enlightening read through Jewish history with a fascinating lens.

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But first Eros, as it is conveyed to the Jews in Deuteronomy. Put at its simplest, all the ‘good things’ of life, tangible and intangible, are gifts from God, and so we humans do not. Eros and the Jews: from biblical Israel to contemporary America / David Biale.

Author/Creator: Biale, David, Publication: Berkeley: University of California Press, © Format/Description: Book xiii, pages ; 21 cm Subjects: Sex -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.

Jews -- Sexual behavior -- History. Sexual ethics. Jewish ethics.In their simplest form, the twenty-four books of the Jewish Bible – the Tanach – present a history of the first years from creation until the building of the second Temple in Jerusalem.

The books also relate the history of the Jewish nation from its earliest stage, through the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai, and until the end of the first commonwealth.©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC