Sodomy and the Pirate Tradition
|Publisher||: NYU Press|
|Total Pages||: 268|
|Rating||: 4/5 (63 Downloads)|
Download or read book Sodomy and the Pirate Tradition written by and published by NYU Press. This book was released on 1995-03 with total page 268 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The messianic idea that a redeemer sent by God will come to end the suffering of a persecuted people and inaugurate a new age of justice and peace has been one of the most powerful and influential concepts given by the Jewish people to western civilization. This book represents a sample of the most penetrating and provocative scholarly interpretations of Jewish messianic movement from various perspectives- historical, sociological, psychological, and religious.