Jesus, Judaism and Christian Anti-Judaism
Reading the New Testament After the Holocaust
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Jesus, Judaism and Christian Anti-Judaism by Paula Fredriksen
Book DescriptionCurrent scholarship in the study of ancient Christianity is now available to nonspecialists through this collection of essays on anti-Judaism in the New Testament and in New Testament interpretation. While academic writing can be obscure and popular writing can be uncritical, this group of experts has striven to write as simply and clearly as possible on topics that have been hotly contested. The essays are arranged around the historical figures and canonical texts that matter most to Christian communities and whose interpretation has fed the negative characterizations of Jews and Judaism. A select annotated bibliography also gives suggestions for further reading. This book should be an excellent resource for academic courses as well as adult study groups.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780664223281
(229mm x 178mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publisher: Westminster/John Knox Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United States
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"These essays are well-informed, interesting, and written in an accessible style. The perspectives represented raise unexpected and important issues, eliciting the reader's engagement and creating an absorbing conversation."--Margaret R. Miles, author of "Seeing and Believing: Religion and Values in the Movies"
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Paul Fredriksen explains the variety of New Testament images of Jesus by exploring the ways that the new Christian communities interpreted his mission in light of the delay of the Kingdom he had preached.
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Author Biography - Paula Fredriksen
Paula Fredriksen is the Aurelio Professor of Scripture at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. She has published widely in the social and intellectual history of ancient Christianity from the late Second Temple period to the fall of the Roman Empire in the West. Adele Reinhartz is Associate Vice-President of Research at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, where she also holds the position of Professor in the Department of Classics and Religious Studies.
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