Sunday, August 21, 2016

A critique of "identity"

ANCIENT JEW REVIEW: Identity, a Way Forward (Perhaps) (Todd Berzon). "Identity" is certainly a concept relevant to the study of ancient Judaism, although the theoretical critique of the concept here does not apply itself specifically to that area of study or, really, to any specific tradition.

I noted Dr. Berzon's review of Johnson, Religion and Identity in Porphyry of Tyre (which is relevant to this new essay) here.