The Jewish Gospels: The Story of the Jewish Christ

The Jewish Gospels: The Story of the Jewish Christ

by Daniel Boyarin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781595588784
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 08/06/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 780,690
Product dimensions: 5.16(w) x 7.08(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Daniel Boyarin, Taubman Professor of Talmudic Culture and rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley, is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships. His books include A Radical Jew, Border Lines, and Socrates and the Fat Rabbis. He lives in Berkeley, California.

Table of Contents

Foreword Jack Miles ix

Acknowledgments xxiii

Introduction 1

1 From Son of God to Son of Man 25

2 The Son of Man in First Enoch and Fourth Ezra: Other Jewish Messiahs of the First Century 71

3 Jesus Kept Kosher 102

4 The Suffering Christ as a Midrash on Daniel 129

Epilogue: The Jewish Gospel 157

Notes 167

Index 191

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"A brilliant and momentous book."
—Karen L. King, Harvard Divinity School

"Raises profound questions . . . this provocative book will change the way we think of the Gospels in their Jewish context."
—John J. Collins, Yale Divinity School

"It’s certainly noteworthy when one of the world’s leading Jewish scholars publishes a book about Jesus . . . extremely stimulating."
—Daniel C. Peterson, The Deseret News

"[A] fascinating recasting of the story of Jesus."
—Elliot Wolfson, New York University

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