The Ritual of Taking Vows in the Jewish and Christian Tradition – an Attempt for an Archeology of the Performative Cover Image

Полагането на клетва в юдейската и християнската традиция - един опит за археология на перформатива
The Ritual of Taking Vows in the Jewish and Christian Tradition – an Attempt for an Archeology of the Performative

Author(s): Maria Schnitter
Subject(s): Philosophy, Special Branches of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion
Published by: Пловдивски университет „Паисий Хилендарски“
Keywords: Torah; Talmud; Kol Nidre; Judaism; Christianity; Vows; Performative

Summary/Abstract: The text offers a short analysis of the history, ritual forms and social effects of swearing an oath in the traditions of Judaism and Christianity based on materials from the Torah, Talmud and the New Testament. It attempts to extract the invariable logical model of the formula of the vow. It traces the transformations in understanding and interpreting the vow during the transition from Judaism to Christianity as well as their cultural, social and religious results.

  • Issue Year: 2018
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 20-26
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Bulgarian