Paul within Judaism: Restoring the First-Century Context to the Apostle

Paul within Judaism: Restoring the First-Century Context to the Apostle

by Mark D. Nanos, Magnus Zetterholm

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ISBN-13: 9781451494280
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Mark D. Nanos is lecturer at the University of Kansas and author of The Mystery of Romans (Fortress Press, 1996) and The Irony of Galatians (Fortress Press, 2002).

Magnus Zetterholm is associate professor in New Testament studies at Lund University and author of Approaches to Paul: A Student’s Guide to Recent Scholarship (Fortress Press, 2009) and The Formation of Christianity in Antioch (2003); he edited The Messiah: In Early Judaism and Christianity (Fortress Press, 2007).

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Introduction Mark D. Nanos 1

1 Paul within Judaism; The State of the Questions Magnus Zetterholm 31

2 The Question of Terminology: The Architecture of Contemporary Discussions on Paul Anders Runesson 53

3 The Question of Assumptions: Torah Observance in the First Century Karin Hedner Zetterholm 79

4 The Question of Conceptualization: Qualifying Paul's Position on Circumcision in Dialogue with Josephus's Advisors to King Izates Mark D. Nanos 105

5 The Question of Identity: Gentiles as Gentiles-but also Not-in Pauline Communities Caroline Johnson Hodge 153

6 The Question of Worship: Gods, Pagans, and the Redemption of Israel Paul Fredriksen 203

7 The Question of Politics: Paul as a Diaspora Jew under Roman Rule Neil Elliott 203

8 The Question (s) of Gender: Relocating Paul in Relation to Judaism Kathy Ehrensperger 245

9 Paul within Judaism: A Critical Evaluation from a "New Perspective" Perspective Terence L. Donaldson 277

Bibliography 303

Index of Modem Authors 329

Index of Biblical and Ancient References 335

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