Jews among Pagans and Christians: In the Roman Empire

Jews among Pagans and Christians: In the Roman Empire

by Judith Lieu
     
 

This is an interdisciplinary study of Judaism's role in the religious changes that took place in the Roman Empire during the emergence of Christianity. The essays of eminent scholars in the field offer significant contributions to this subject, presenting new

perspectives on the role of Judaism and its patterns of religious interaction.

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This is an interdisciplinary study of Judaism's role in the religious changes that took place in the Roman Empire during the emergence of Christianity. The essays of eminent scholars in the field offer significant contributions to this subject, presenting new

perspectives on the role of Judaism and its patterns of religious interaction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415049726
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/26/1992
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Judith Lieu, John North and Tessa Rajak 1. The Jewish Community and its Boundaries 2. The Pre-Christian Paul Martin Hengel 3. Jewish Proselytizing in the First Century A.D. Martin Goodman 4. History and Theology in the Chritisn

Views of Judaism Judith Lieu 5. The Jews of the Graeco-Roman Diaspora Between Paganism and Christianity, A.D. 312-438 Fergus Millar 6. Syrian Christianity and Judaism Han Drijvers 7. From Judaism to Chritianity: The Syriac Version of the Hebrew Bible Michael

Weitzman 8. The Development of Religious Pluralism John North

includes a helpful bibliography and the volume as a whole includes a brief glossary, a chronological guide, maps, and an index which make it quite useful as a research tool (Church History)

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