Jews And Christians

Jews And Christians

by James D. G. Dunn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802844987

ISBN-13: 9780802844989

Pub. Date: 04/07/1999

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

This collection of learned essays helps to clarify the extent to which we can speak of the parting of the ways between Christianity and Judaism in the period spanned by two Jewish revolts against Rome.

Twelve internationally respected scholars carefully analyze the chief Jewish and Christian documents and traditions relating to the period, drawing out their

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Overview

This collection of learned essays helps to clarify the extent to which we can speak of the parting of the ways between Christianity and Judaism in the period spanned by two Jewish revolts against Rome.

Twelve internationally respected scholars carefully analyze the chief Jewish and Christian documents and traditions relating to the period, drawing out their significance for the topic. The result is an integrated and comprehensive study of the diverging trajectories of Judaism and early Christianity.

Contributors:
Philip S. Alexander
Neville Birdsall
Andrew Chester
James D. G. Dunn
Martin Goodman
Martin Hengel
William Horbury
Hermann Lichtenberger
John McHugh
Christopher Rowland
Graham N. Stanton
Peter Stuhlmacher

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802844989
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/07/1999
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
0.93(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Lexile:
1470L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
"The Parting of the Ways" from the Perspective of Rabbinic Judaism1
Diaspora Reactions to the Destruction of the Temple27
The Septuagint as a Collection of Writings Claimed by Christians: Justin and the Church Fathers before Origen39
Syncretistic Features in Jewish and Jewish-Christian Baptism Movements85
Matthew's Christology and the Parting of the Ways99
A note on the textual evidence for the omission of Matthew 9:34117
"In Him was Life": John's Gospel and the Parting of the Ways123
The Understanding of Christ in the Pauline School: A Sketch159
The Question of Anti-semitism in the New Testament Writings of the Period177
The Parting of the Ways: The Evidence of Jewish and Christian Apocalyptic and Mystical Material213
The Parting of the Ways: Eschatology and Messianic Hope239
Jewish-Christian Relations in Barnabas and Justin Martyr315
Problems of the Clementine Literature347
Concluding Summary and Postscript363
List of Contributors369
Indexes371

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