Is there a Judeo-Christian Tradition?: A European by Emmanuel Nathan,Anya Topolski

By Emmanuel Nathan,Anya Topolski

The time period ‘Judeo-Christian’ in connection with a convention, history, ethic, civilization, religion and so on. has been utilized in a wide selection of contexts with broadly diverging meanings. opposite to well known trust, the time period was once now not coined within the usa in the course of the twentieth century yet in 1831 in Germany by way of Ferdinand Christian Baur. by way of acknowledging and returning to this ecu point of view and context, the quantity engages the old, theological, philosophical and political dimensions of the term’s improvement. students of ecu highbrow historical past will locate this quantity well timed and proper.

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