Jewish And Christian Doctrines

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Jewish and Christian Doctrines presents a concise and lucid introduction to the foundations of Judaism and Christianity. The authors explore key documents ofJudaism and Christianity to elucidate and illuminate the doctrinal issues which the documents raise and to examine the similarities and differences between the two faiths.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415173285
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/11/1999
  • Pages: 256
  • Lexile: 1350L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. 1 The Messiah in the Mishnah, in the Gospels, and in Acts 9
1 What the Messiah stands for in the Mishnah 11
2 The Messiah in the Gospels and in Acts 35
Pt. 2 Who is the true Israel in Genesis Rabbah and in Paul? 57
3 Israel as the holy family In Genesis Rabbah 59
4 Body of Christ: Christianity's Israel in 1 Corinthians and Romans 80
Pt. 3 The meaning of history in Leviticus Rabbah and in Hebrews 101
5 The rule of pagan empires and the kingdom of God in Leviticus Rabbah 103
6 Christianity's history and the Epistle to the Hebrews 124
Pt. 4 Death and resurrection in the Talmud and in Origen 143
7 The death of death in the Talmud of Babylonia 145
8 Transformed life: Christianity's (and Origen's) resurrection 165
Pt. 5 Love of God in Song of Songs Rabbah and in Christian eschatology 187
9 Israel and God as teen-age lovers in Song of Songs Rabbah 189
10 The love of God in a fallen world: eschatology 211
Notes 229
Index 237
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