Daniel Boyarin

Daniel Boyarin is Professor of Talmudic Studies, Near Eastern Studies and Comparative Religion at the University of California,Berkeley. His publications include Carnal Israel: Reading Sex in Talmudic Culture (1993) and Border Lines: The Partition of Judaeo-Christianity (2004).
Re-inventing the Jewish Man: Daniel Boyarin, Michael Gluzman
In his provocative Unheroic Conduct: The Rise of Heterosexuality and the Invention of the Jewish Man (1997), Daniel Boyarin argues that gender roles are not universal and traces the early Jewish ideal of the gentle, receptive male as the object of female desire in Diaspora society. Michael Gluzman, in The Zionist Body, focuses on Zionism’s promise of an erotic revolution and the creation of a more vigorous and muscular type of man as symbol...