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A Shadow of Glory: Reading the New Testament After the Holocaust / Edition 1

A Shadow of Glory: Reading the New Testament After the Holocaust / Edition 1

by Tod Linafelt, Tod Linafelt


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415937948
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/01/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Tod Linafelt is Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Georgetown University. He is the author of Surviving Lamentations (2000).

Table of Contents

Part IThe Holocaust in the History of Interpretation
1.The Christian Canon and the Problem of Antisemitism3
2.Higher Critics on Late Texts: Reading Biblical Scholarship after the Holocaust18
3.Reading Jesus as a Nazi27
4.Shoah Consciousness and the Silence of American Christian Biblical Scholarship42
Part IIReading as Jews
5.Blood on Our Heads: A Jewish Response to Saint Matthew57
6.The Apostle and the Seed of Abraham68
7.Double Bind: Sacrifice in the Epistle to the Hebrews89
Part IIIReading as Christians
8.Reading from the Day "In Between"105
9.Woman as Witness in a Post-Holocaust Perspective117
10.New Testament Theology after the Holocaust: Exegetical Responsibilities and Canonical Possibilities128
11.Reading the Cross at Auschwitz: Holocaust Memories and Passion Narrative140
12.Did Christianity Die in Auschwitz?155
Part IVJews and Gentiles, in the New Testament and Today
13.The Passion after the Holocaust171
14.Restoring the Kingdom to Israel: Luke-Acts and Christian Supersessionism185
15.The Jew Paul and His Meaning for Israel201
16.Reading after the Holocaust: A New Testament Scholar Responds to Emil Fackenheim216
17.The Killing Fields of Matthew's Gospel232

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