The Fatal Obedience Hardback

The Family Romance of Maccabean Martyrdom

by Naomi Janowitz;


In Stock - Usually dispatched within 24 hours

 



Free UK delivery when you spend £10 or more

Price and Purchase

Offer price: £45.00 Free UK Delivery
Go to Basket We accept VISA, Mastercard, Paypal and Buy Now Pay Later

If you're buying for a church, school or business, why not Buy Now Pay Later?

Find Out More

The Fatal Obedience

Full Product Description

Centering on the first extant martyr story (2 Maccabees 7), this study explores the "autonomous value" of martyrdom. The story of a mother and her seven sons who die under the torture of the Greek king Antiochus displaces the long-problematic Temple sacrificial cult with new cultic practices and presents a new family romance that encodes unconscious fantasies of child-bearing fathers and eternal mergers with mothers. This study places the martyr story in the historical context of the Hasmonean struggle for legitimacy in the face of Jewish civil wars, and uses psychoanalytic theories to analyze the unconscious meaning of the martyr family story.

The Fatal Obedience by Naomi Janowitz was published by Taylor & Francis Ltd in December 2016. The ISBN for The Fatal Obedience is 9781138206663.

Go to Basket

Reviews of The Fatal Obedience

Customer reviews and testimonials Write a review

Go to Basket

Product Q&A

Got a question? No problem! Just click here to ask us about The Fatal Obedience.

Specifications

Details for The Fatal Obedience

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd (December 2016)
Weight249g
Number of Pages136
Height216 mm
Width138 mm
ISBN9781138206663
ISBN-101138206660
Product Code4487813
Page last updated 12th October 2017
Eden is an accredited Living Wage employer