Jewish And Christian Doctrines

Jewish And Christian Doctrines

by Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415173280

ISBN-13: 9780415173285

Pub. Date: 11/11/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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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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.

Product Details

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

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Introduction1
Part 1The Messiah in the Mishnah, in the Gospels, and in Acts9
1What the Messiah stands for in the Mishnah11
The document11
The doctrine as set forth by the document22
2The Messiah in the Gospels and in Acts35
The documentary presentation35
The argument within the sources53
Part 2Who is the true Israel in Genesis Rabbah and in Paul?57
3Israel as the holy family In Genesis Rabbah59
The document59
The doctrine as set forth by the document62
4Body of Christ: Christianity's Israel in 1 Corinthians and Romans80
Introduction80
The two letters to Corinth and the letter to the Romans82
The doctrine as set forth by the document86
Part 3The meaning of history in Leviticus Rabbah and in Hebrews101
5The rule of pagan empires and the kingdom of God in Leviticus Rabbah103
The document103
The doctrine as set forth by the document112
6Christianity's history and the Epistle to the Hebrews124
Introduction124
The document127
The doctrine as set forth by the document132
Part 4Death and resurrection in the Talmud and in Origen143
7The death of death in the Talmud of Babylonia145
The document145
The doctrine as set forth by the document151
8Transformed life: Christianity's (and Origen's) resurrection165
Introduction: Jesus and Paul165
Origen178
The refinement of spiritual resurrection in the argument between Origen and Augustine179
Part 5Love of God in Song of Songs Rabbah and in Christian eschatology187
9Israel and God as teen-age lovers in Song of Songs Rabbah189
The document189
The doctrine as set forth by the document194
10The love of God in a fallen world: eschatology211
Introduction211
Eschatology as text215
The doctrine as set forth by Christian eschatologies220
Notes229
Index237

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