Types of Authority in Formative Christianity and Judaism

Types of Authority in Formative Christianity and Judaism

by Bruce Chilton, Jacob Neusner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415173254
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/31/1999
Edition description: ANN
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile: 1430L (what's this?)

About the Author

Jacob Neusner is Distinguished Research Professor of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida and Professor of Religion at Bard College, New York.
Bruce Chiltern is Bernard Idding Bell Professor of Religion at Bard College, New York.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

PART ONE: INSTITUTIONAL AUTHORITY

1. Theoretical Hierarchy: The Institutional Politics of Rabbinic Judaism

2. Apostles and Bishops: A Polarity of Power in Earliest Christianity

PART TWO: CHARISMATIC

AUTHORITY

3. What Ended with Prophecy, and What Happened Then in Rabbinic Judaism

4. Charismata of Guidance in Primitive and Early Christianity

PART THREE: SCRIPTURAL AUTHORITY

5. The Commanding Voice of Scripture in Rabbinic Judaism

6. The Conciliar

Voice of Scripture in Christianity

Index

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