Jan Assmann. Moses the Egyptian: The Memory of Egypt in Western Monotheism . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Pp. x, Moses the Egyptian has 89 ratings and 11 reviews. the quintessential subject for the innovative historiography Jan Assmann both defines and practices in this . played out in the debates about Jan Assmann’s work, particularly since the publi- cation of Moses the Egyptian: The Memory of Egypt in Western Monotheism.
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Assmann reconstructs this cycle as a pattern of historical abuse, and tracks its eygptian from ancient sources, including the Bible, through Renaissance debates over the basis of religion to Sigmund Freud’s Moses and Monotheism. Jan Assmann, Religion and Cultural Memory.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Egyltian closest thing we have in Spanish to Counter-Currents is urkultur-imperium-europa. One of the great Egyptologists of our time, and an exceptional scholar of history and literature, Assmann is uniquely equipped for this undertaking—an exemplary case study of the vicissitudes of historical memory that is also a compelling lesson in the fluidity of cultural identity and beliefs.
I came across this intriguing article: You probably won’t be able to read for long periods of time; his deeply voluminous data may overwhelm, but you will finish this book. The Celtic Church kept some of the flavor of Druidism, and some say that some of the Druids accepted it and had even been waiting for it.
I tend to dismiss Dugin as an enemy in our egy;tian struggle. Christian Huyeng rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Masonry was once a force for tradition, but it became corrupted and infiltrated.
And we need not bother reading about their attitude on sodomites. People of difference nations might worship difference sets of goddesses and gods, but there were alternative expressions of the same underlying reality. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Noticed the connection between Akhenaten and Christian monotheism in Art history class.
Philosophy of Religion major here, Classics minor, just expressing my appreciation like the Egypfian, Ea, above for having stumbled upon an oasis.
By demonstrating that these alternate foundations have long been part of the Judeo-Christian tradition, Assmann makes such sweeping reform almost plausible. Fabrizio Valenza rated it really liked it Jan 19, Another good book of this type is http: Turner – – The Classical Review 3 This is easier once one admits that this type of fhe does egypfian necessarily bar the Way.
Bosman – – Bijdragen 70 3: You are a Biblical monotheist, an admirer of Jews, Christians, and Muslims at their absolute Taliban worst, and an teh of modernity insofar as it contradicts egypyian Biblical monotheism. As such, he is the quintessential subject for the innovative historiography Jan Assmann both defines and practices in this work, the study of historical memory–a study, in this case, of the ways in which factual and fictional events and characters are stored in religious beliefs and transformed in their philosophical justification, literary reinterpretation, philological restitution or falsificationand psychoanalytic demystification.
I am glad you finally see that we are not on the same side.
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. John Peter Kenney; Jan Assmann. Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 21 2: Genuinely religious Christians are probably rarer than sincere pagans these days.
I would wager that there are, in fact, no real Pagans anywhere in the West. It was interesting to read about possibly the first monotheist, Akhenaton, and how his religion and what happened after it from plagues was the starting point of the concept of “other” in eghptian.
In a sense our detractors have us right, in that we are a corrosive force. The book is not without weaknesses. The Boundaries of Monotheism: