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Execution and invention

death penalty discourse in early Rabbinic and Christian cultures

by Beth A. Berkowitz

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capital punishment in rabbinical literature,
  • Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism,
  • Capital punishment -- Religious aspects -- Judaism,
  • Capital punishment -- Religious aspects -- Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBeth A. Berkowitz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM496.9.C35 B47 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3312040M
    ISBN 100195179196
    LC Control Number2004065442

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Also included are studies of early Christian views on execution. "Beth Berkowitz's Execution and Invention is a highly engaging and persuasive study of the rabbis' views on the death penalty. Although they had no power to impose it, their reflections on the subject are revealing for issues of law, ethics and social identity.

Also included are studies of early Christian views on by: I recommend this book enthusiastically to students and scholars alike."—Adela Yarbro Collins, author of The Beginning of the Gospel: Probings of Mark in Context "Beth Berkowitz's Execution and Invention is a masterful study of discourses concerning the death penalty in early Christianity and, in particular, Rabbinic Judaism.

Her readings Price: $   In Execution and Invention, Beth A. Berkowitz tells the story of modern scholarship on the ancient rabbinic death penalty and offers a fresh perspective using the approaches of ritual studies. Execution and Invention: Death Penalty Discourse in Early Rabbinic and Christian Cultures argues that ancient rabbis and Christians used death penalty discourse to invent themselves as figures of authority.

The death penalty in classical Judaism has been a highly politicized subject in modern scholarship. Enlightenment attacks on the Talmud's legitimacy led scholars to use the Talmud's criminal law as evidence for its elevated morals. But even more pressing was the need to prove Jews' innocence of the charge of killing Christ.

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Far from representing an enlightened humanitarian concern for the welfare of the condemned, the electric chair was invented so that one electric company could maintain its economic advantage over another.

The electric chair is a quintessentially American invention. No less a figure than Thomas Edison petitioned for its first use, though his motives for doing so were less than pure. The world's first execution by electrocution took place inand it remained the most common form of execution.

The execution sets an appropriate tone for a book that is both a history of that invention and an examination of the search for a humane means of executing criminals: the execution of convicted murderer William Kemmler was a cruel, horrific and botched experiment of an electrocution, and proclaimed a "success" despite all of that.

Introduction, execution and invention -- 2. Reading execution, a century of scholarship on the ancient Jewish death penalty -- 3. Ritualization and redemption, Mishnah Sanhedrin chapter six -- 4.

Performing execution, part I, the blood-avenger, the community, and the witness -- 5. Performing execution, part 2, the relatives and the rabbis -- 6. In this amazing story of high stakes competition between two titans, Richard Moran shows how the electric chair developed not out of the desire to be more humane but through an effort by one nineteenth-century electric company to discredit the other.

InThomas Edison ushered in the “age of electricity” when he illuminated Manhattan’s Pearl Street with his direct current (DC) system.

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InThomas Edison ushered in the “age of electricity” when he illuminated Manhattan's Pearl Street with his direct current (DC) system. Her first book, Execution and Invention: Death Penalty Discourse in Early Rabbinic and Christian Cultures, won the Salo Baron Prize for Outstanding First Book in Jewish Studies.

She has published articles in the Journal for the American Academy of Religion, the Journal of Jewish Studies, Jewish Quarterly Review, the Yale Journal of Law and the. The boolean local variables are initialized to False at the start.

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Get this from a library! Executioner's current: Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the invention of the electric chair. [Richard Moran] -- "The story of how the electric chair developed not out of the desire for a method of execution more humane than hanging but through an effort by one nineteenth-century electric company to discredit.The execution sets an appropriate tone for a book that is both a history of that invention and an examination of the search for a humane means of executing criminals: the execution of convicted murderer William Kemmler was a cruel, horrific and botched experiment of an electrocution, and proclaimed a "success" despite all of that."Executioner's.Beth Berkowitz is a scholar of Jewish and Religious Studies with a specialization in classical rabbinic literature.

She is the author of Execution and Invention: Death Penalty Discourse in Early Rabbinic and Christian Cultures (Oxford University Press, ); Defining Jewish Difference: From Antiquity to the Present (Cambridge University Press, ); and Animals and Animality in the.