Judaism In The New Testament

Judaism In The New Testament

by Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415118441

ISBN-13: 9780415118446

Pub. Date: 10/19/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Judaism in the New Testament explains how the writings of the early church emerged from communities which defined themselves in Judaic terms even as they professed faith in Christ. These two extremely distinguished scholars introduce readers to the plurality of Judaisms of the period. They show, by examining a variety of texts, how the major figures of the

Overview

Judaism in the New Testament explains how the writings of the early church emerged from communities which defined themselves in Judaic terms even as they professed faith in Christ. These two extremely distinguished scholars introduce readers to the plurality of Judaisms of the period. They show, by examining a variety of texts, how the major figures of the New Testament reflect distinctly Judaic practices and beliefs.
This important study shows how the early movement centred on Jesus is best seen as 'Christian Judaism'. Only with the Epistle to the Hebrews did the profile of a new and distinct Christian religion emerge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415118446
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/19/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction I. Judaism in the New Testamentor the New Testament's Particular Judaism? II. No Orthodox, Traditional Judaism? The Issue of the Mishnah, The Judaism of Orthopraxy III. Analysing a Judaism: How and Why? IV. Theory of the Social Entity: Who anmd What is Israel'

in the Judaism of St. Paul V. Paul's Competitors, Jesus's Disciples, and the Israel of Jesus VI. Practice: Jesus and the Torah. The Gospels' Judaic Way of Life VII. The Transformation of Judasim. From Salvation to Sanctification. The Letter to the Hebrews' Judaic World-View Index

of Biblical Literature)

book study group. ( Religious Studies Review, Vol. 23, April 1997 For the first time, in Judaism in the New Testament, two distinguished scholars take the earliest Christians at their word and ask: "If Christianity is (a) Judaism, then how should we read the New Testament?"...[the

book] explains how the books of the early church emerged from communities which defined themselves in Judaic terms...)

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