Hillel and Jesus

Hillel and Jesus

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ISBN-13: 9780800625641
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 08/04/1997
Pages: 518
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.69(d)

Table of Contents


Contributors                                       iiForeword                                           xiii Preface                                            xvii Abbreviations                                      xxv PART ONE  INTRODUCTION                             3   1.  Hillel and Jesus: Why Comparisons Are        3   Important   2.  Hillel and Jesus: Are Comparisons            31   Possible?   3.  Hillel and the Misunderstanding of           56   Judaism in Modern Scholarship   4.  Hillel and Jesus: Two Ways of                71   Self-Awareness PART TWO  SOCIAL AND HISTORICAL STUDIES            110   5.  Archaeology and the Religious Ethos of       110   Pre-70 Palestine   6.  Apocalypticism in the Time of Hillel and     121   Jesus   7.  Who Were the Pharisees?                      137   8.  Jesus and Factionalism in Early Judaism      156   9.  Jesus and Cynics in First-Century            176   Palestine: Some Critical Considerations   10.  Jesus and His Community: Between Essenes    193   and Pharisees   11.  Jesus' Socioeconomic Background             225   12.  The Relationship of Paul to Jesus           256 PART THREE  THE SAYINGS OF HILLEL AND JESUS        291   13.  The Sayings of Jesus and Archaeology        291   14.  Sayings and Legends in the Hillel           306   Tradition   15.  The Sayings of Hillel: Their                321   Transmission and Reinterpretation   16.  Hillel and Scripture: From Authority to     335   Exegesis   17.  Jesus and the Golden Rule                   363   18.  Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls              389   19.  Reconstructing Jesus' Teaching: Problems    397   and Possibilities   20. Hillel and Jesus on Prayer                   427 EPILOGUE                                           460   21.  Retrospective and Prospective Reflections   460 Indexes                                            463 

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