Jewish Jesus Research and its Challenge to Christology Today

Jewish Jesus Research and its Challenge to Christology Today

by Walter Homolka


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ISBN-13: 9789004331730
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/20/2016
Series: Jewish and Christian Perspectives Series , #30
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 0.63(w) x 0.94(h) x (d)

Table of Contents




1 Historical Jesus Research: A Reception History
The Modern Quest of a Historical Jesus as a Quest for His Reception
The Development of Reception History as a Tool
Reception History: Global Dimensions
Reception History as a Secularization of the Interpretation of Scripture
Reception Theory in Relation to the Jewish Quest
Creating Space: The Emergence of New Hermeneutical and Methodological Paradigms

2 The Jewish Jesus Quest and the Wissenschaft des Judentums
The Pre-Enlightenment Jewish Jesus
The Emergence of the Wissenschaft des Judentums
The Wissenschaft des Judentums and the Historical Jesus
The Wissenschaft des Judentums and the Concept of a Personal Messiah
The Legacy of the Wissenschaft des Judentums

3 Reclaimed or Reclaiming? Recent Jewish Approaches to Jesus’s Wirkungsgeschichte
Jewish Jesus Research: Where to Draw the Line?
My Previous Contribution
Géza Vermès: Concluding the Classical Era of Jewish Jesus Research?
Diversity in the Reception History of the Jewish Jesus
The Jewish Jesus in Literature
Recent Jewish Approaches to Jesus
The Contribution of Archaeology to Historical Jesus Studies

4 Jewish Quests and Christian Problems
The Jewish Quest of the Historical Jesus: In Search for Equality and Acceptance
The Historical Jesus: Challenges to Jewish-Christian Dialogue
The Myth of the Judeo-Christian West
Jesus the Jew: Implications for Future Christian Theology
Back to the Roots? The Value of Christian Hellenism
Jewish Jesus Research: Paving the Way for Common Ground
Conclusion: Implications and Future Perspectives


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