We Think What We Eat

We Think What We Eat

Neo-structuralist Analysis of Israelite Food Rules and Other Cultural and Textual Practices

eBook - 2004
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In We Think What We Eat, Seth Kunin presents both an appreciation and critique of Professor Mary Douglas' classical work on Israelite food rules. He places her arguments into the context of related anthropological approaches and suggests a new interpretation of the food rules system based on a rigorous application of structuralist theory. Kunin then goes on to extend this analysis to other areas of Israelite culture. Through detailed analysis of texts from Genesis, Exodus and Judges, he demonstrates that the same structural pattern found in the first section in respect of ritual is also charac.
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark International, Ă2004
ISBN: 9780567228017
0567228010
9780567081773
056708177X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 256 pages)

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