Dialogue with Trypho / Edition 1

Dialogue with Trypho / Edition 1

by Justin Martyr, Michael Slusser
     
 

Originally published fifty years ago, this is a revised edition of Thomas Falls' translation of Justin Martyr's Dialogue . Written during the 1st century AD it comprises one of the earliest conversion accounts in Christianity, in which Justin recounts his conversion from Judaism to a Hellenised Jew.See more details below

Overview

Originally published fifty years ago, this is a revised edition of Thomas Falls' translation of Justin Martyr's Dialogue . Written during the 1st century AD it comprises one of the earliest conversion accounts in Christianity, in which Justin recounts his conversion from Judaism to a Hellenised Jew.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813213422
Publisher:
Hopkins Fulfillment Services
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Series:
Fathers of the Church Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,090,441
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction to This Edition
Introduction to the First Edition
Justin meets Trypho3
How Justin found philosophy5
Justin offers to defend Christian belief17
A new covenant, not a new God20
Jewish ritual laws as a remedy for idolatry31
A Christian interpretation of ritual laws37
The Messiah: already here or still to come?47
Divisions among Christians54
The divinity of the Messiah56
Scriptural types of Jesus65
Those who live by the Law of Moses68
The Messiah must be Jesus73
The unity of God and the divinity of Christ82
The virginal birth97
Corrections to the text of Scripture111
[The Second Day's Discussion]116
More on the birth of Jesus117
Millennium at the end of the world125
Interpreting Scripture about Christ128
The problem of the crucifixion139
How Christians read Psalm 22148
The sign of Jonah161
Reprise of points from the first day164
Jesus as high priest172
The Gentiles as God's new people178
The names of Christ in Scripture189
The unity of God and the divinity of Christ: reprise193
The election of the Jews and Gentiles196
A final appeal206
Conclusion212
Select Bibliography213
General Index219
Index of Holy Scripture223

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