Ethnicity Comes of Age: An Overview of Twentieth-Century Terms for Ioudaios

  title={Ethnicity Comes of Age: An Overview of Twentieth-Century Terms for Ioudaios},
  author={David Michael Miller},
  journal={Currents in Biblical Research},
  pages={293 - 311}
  • D. M. Miller
  • Published 1 February 2012
  • Sociology
  • Currents in Biblical Research
This article, part two in a three-part series on the meaning of Ioudaios (‘Jew’ or ‘Judaean’), examines the use of ethnic terminology in scholarship on Ioudaios over the last seventy-five years, with a focus on representative studies from the 1930s–1950s as a point of comparison with more recent developments. The article traces shifts in the meaning of ethnic terminology after World War II and explores why ‘ethnicity’ eventually came to more-or-less supplant other terms such as ‘race’ and… 
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