The Apostle Paul in the Jewish Imagination: A Study in Modern Jewish-Christian Relations

The Apostle Paul in the Jewish Imagination: A Study in Modern Jewish-Christian Relations

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by Daniel R. Langton
     
 

Langton explores a wide variety of Jewish attitudes towards the Apostle Paul in the context of modern Jewish thought.See more details below

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Langton explores a wide variety of Jewish attitudes towards the Apostle Paul in the context of modern Jewish thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521517409
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2010
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The Apostle Paul and Popular Jewish Cultural Identity: 1. Paul in the popular Jewish imagination; Part II. The Apostle Paul and Jewish Identity: Religious Studies and Theological Approaches: 2. Constructions of Paul and interfaith relations: building barriers or bridges between Judaism and Christianity; 3. Constructions of Paul in intra-Jewish debate: establishing Jewish authenticity; 4. Constructions of Paul as a dialogical partner: transformative approaches to Jewish self-understanding; Part III. The Apostle Paul and Jewish Interest in the Judeo-Christian Tradition: Artistic and Literary Approaches: 5. An oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn, a painting by Ludwig Meidner, and a play by Franz Werfel; 6. The novels of Shalom Asch and Samuel Sandmel; Part IV. The Apostle Paul and Jewish Critiques of the Place of Religion in Society: Philosophical and Psychoanalytical Approaches: 7. The philosophical writings of Baruch Spinoza, Lev Shestov, and Jacob Taubes; 8. The psychoanalytical writings of Sigmund Freud and Hanns Sachs; Conclusion; Appendix: the story of Abbu Gulish.

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