Meals in early Judaism : social formation at the table

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Full title: Meals in early Judaism : social formation at the table / edited by Susan Marks and Hal Taussig.
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Other authors: Marks, Susan, (Editor)
Taussig, Hal, (Editor)
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Edition: First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Ten theses concerning meals and early Judaism / Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus, Susan Marks, & Jordan Rosenblum
  • Section I. Chapter 2: Thinking about the ten theses in relation to the Passover Seder and women's participation / Judith Hauptman
  • Chapter 3: Food and identity in early rabbinic Judaism / Jordan Rosenblum
  • Chapter 4: In the place of libation: birkat hamazon navigates new ground / Susan Marks
  • Chapter 5: Performing myth, performing Midrash at rabbinic meals / Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus
  • Section II. Chapter 6: The pivotal place of the Therapeutae in understanding the meals of early Judaism / Hal Taussig
  • Chapter 7: The food of the Therapeutae: a thick description / Andrew McGowan
  • Chapter 8: The ritual dynamics of inspiration: the Therapeutae's dance / Matthias Klinghardt
  • Chapter 9: Contrasting banquets: a literary commonplace in Philo's on the contemplative life and other Greek and Roman symposia / Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus
  • Chapter 10: Next steps: placing this study of Jewish meals in the larger picture of meals in the ancient world, early Judaism, and early Christianity / Dennis Smith.